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Weekend Project: Build an ADS-B receiver for less than $120

Find out information about what planes are flying around you with this homemade device

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How to dispose of a printer securely

You might think printers have no private data. But some may retain vestiges.

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Can an iPad connect to a 30-inch Apple Cinema Display?

You can connect an iOS device to some of Apple’s older displays, but only at 1080p.

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What to do when your photos won’t print properly

A reader is dizzy with printing orientation problems.

USB-C Explained: Why some devices are 5Gbps and others are 10Gbps

USB-C promises up to 10Gbps data transfer, but the first generation of USB-C devices aren’t as fast as they could be. Here's what to look out for.

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How to disable Wi-Fi base station features on a Time Capsule

A reader would like to use his Time Capsule only for backups, not as a Wi-Fi gateway.

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A primer in Profile Manager: Managing many devices

The final episode in our series on setting up and managing devices using Server’s Profile Manager service

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Can you use Wi-Fi and Ethernet on a Mac at the same time?

A reader wonders if two networking methods are matter and anti-matter to each other.

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A primer in Profile Manager: Enrolling and managing devices

Set up and manage devices using OS X Server's Profile Manager service.