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Security tips for Mac travelers

Far from home with lots of Apple gear? Learn what you can do to protect your technology from thieves and how to track it down if it goes missing.

How to beat the line at the Apple Store

No one likes waiting in a long checkout line. Here are a few tips and tricks for making your holiday visit to the Apple Store a little more pleasant.

How to maximize battery life when you travel

If you take an iPhone, iPad, or MacBook along when you travel, you know how much of a challenge it can be to keep your device powered up all the time. Here are a few tips for supplementing and extending your gadget's power supply.

Any phone in a storm: Staying connected after Sandy

Senior writer Lex Friedman lives right in Hurricane Sandy's path, and his home was without power for a week. Here's how he managed to keep his iPhones and iPad up and running.

Getting the most out of Game Center

You've probably at least had a passing encounter with Game Center, Apple's gaming-related social network, but there's more to see here. Senior Editor Dan Moren shows you how to get the most out of it.

Bugs & Fixes: Troubleshooting iOS 6

Ted Landau details some iOS 6 glitches.

Editing Excel files on an iPad

Wish you could edit Excel spreadsheets on your iPad? You can, if you’re willing to accept a few compromises.

Editing Word documents on an iPad

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Even though there's no iPad version of Word, you can read and edit Word documents on your iPad if you're willing to accept a few compromises. Joe Kissell shows you how.

Run Office on your iPad

Want to edit Microsoft Office documents on your iPad and file compatibility is your top concern? These services let your iPad run the Windows version of Microsoft Office remotely.

How to connect the iPad via AT&T Mobile Share

The AT&T Mobile Share data plans will support the iPad, but not without a SIM swap and a $36 activation fee.

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How to configure Dropbox's two-step authentication

Two-step authentication is all the rage these days, after high-profile security breaches. File-syncing service Dropbox is offering a preview build that lets users enable the feature, and Dan Moren shows you how to set it up.

Ask the iTunes Guy: iTunes tips 101

The iTunes Guy answers questions about importing and converting audio.

Editing Word documents on an iPad

Even though there's no iPad version of Word, you can read and edit Word documents on your iPad if you're willing to accept a few compromises. Joe Kissell shows you how.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Converting music files

The iTunes Guy answers questions about importing and converting audio.

How to configure Google's two-step authentication

Enabling Google's two-step authentication comes with a few complexities. But it also might save your data from nefarious folks out to steal or delete it for fun.