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Batter Up: The best ways to watch baseball on your digital devices

Another baseball season is underway, and tech-savvy fans have more ways than ever to stream high-quality video and audio at their command. Here are all the options available so that you never have to miss a single pitch.

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Advice from an Apple Tech: BitTorrent and older OS X installation discs

If you're stuck in a jam and needed that old installation disc yesterday, you could turn to the Internet, if you're willing to accept the risks.

Mail merge and Office 2011 revisited

Chris Breen clears up some confusion from 2011 by readdressing creating mail merged email with Office 2011.

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Filter your email like a pro

And that pro would be Chris Breen who's designed a scheme for directing current and future marketing pitches to a specific folder.

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How to prevent strangers on Google+ from flooding your Gmail inbox

A recent Google change lets any Google+ user contact you via Gmail. Here's how to stop that potential spam flood before it starts.

Ten essential tips for searching the Web

Searching for the right results among the billions of pages on the Web? You don't need just a search engine; you also need some know-how.

How to delete Gmail messages so they're truly gone

If you're bothered that deleting Gmail messages in your copy of Mail doesn't really remove those messages (but rather leaves copies in Gmail's All Mail mailbox) Chris Breen has unearthed a helpful tip you'll enjoy.

Dealing with iCloud spam

Fine as Apple's email service may be, it is just as susceptible to spam as are other email providers. Chris Breen tells you how to report it.

How to delete duplicate email messages

If your Mail mailboxes are choked with duplicate messages, Chris Breen can help you delete those redundant missives.

How to solve the worst email annoyances

Email remains one of the most common tasks we perform with our computers, but sometimes the mail won't go through (or won't go through in a way we prefer). Chris Breen offers workarounds for common email problems.

Disable Gmail's inbox sorting

Don't like how Gmail is putting your emails into categories like social, promotions or updates? It's an easy feature to disable.

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Tech Tip: Disabling Gmail's inbox sorting

Don't like how Gmail is putting your emails into categories like social, promotions or updates? It's an easy feature to disable.

How to make a browser's toolbar text larger

Mary Andrews is frustrated by Safari's small Bookmarks Bar text. Chris Breen offers a solution.

Tools we use: The best Mac apps for working remotely

While some companies clamp down on telecommuting, the truth is that remote employees today can more seamlessly integrate with the office than ever before. Lex Friedman runs down the apps he uses to stay better connected with his coworkers around the country.