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How to migrate RSS feeds from Google Reader

With Google Reader closing in the coming months, taking your RSS feeds with you to a new service doesn't need to be a painstaking process. In this IDG News Tech Tips video, we'll show you how it's done.

on pcworld.com

Sending email to all the addresses a contact has

In those "All Hands On Deck" moments you want to be able to send email messages to every address a contact has. And you'd like to do so easily. Chris Breen offers a handful of suggestions.

Bugs & Fixes: When Safari bookmarks fail to sync

Ted Landau offers advice on syncing bookmarks between devices

Recovering a lost Outlook message

Spotlight can find an email message that Outlook can't. Yet you can't open it. Unless, of course, you know Chris Breen's convoluted recovery trick.

How to disable Java on your Mac

Given the recent hacks at Apple, Facebook, and Twitter, it's time for drastic action: removing or disabling Java on your Mac. Rich Mogull explains why and how.

Creating remote presentations with Messages

Like iChat before it, with Apple's Messages you can create and control a remote Keynote presentation. Chris Breen explains how it works.

Fixing a Safari-to-Mail disconnect

Chris Breen offers advice on how to ensure that web links sent from Safari appear in the correct position in an email message.

Configuring your Mac's network settings

If you want your Mac to enjoy all that the Internet offers, you need to configure its network settings. Christopher Breen walks you through it.

How to create your own animated GIFs the easy way

The infamous GIF89a emerges from purgatory to splash as the Web's new cool thing, again.

on techhive.com

Bugs & Fixes: PDFs saved from the web fail to open

Ted Landau recounts the tale of web-based PDF files refusing to open when saved.

Keep track of important messages with Mail's VIPs

If you get a lot of email, you know how hard it can be to spot messages from friends and family, or from your most important contacts. Mail's new VIPs feature can help whether you're using your Mac, iOS device, or iCloud mail.

How to provide Mac help from far away

When friends and family call you with Mac tech support needs, and you don't live close enough to pop on over to help, you need to know a few tricks for providing help without making you or them crazy. Lex Friedman can help.

What the end of Google Sync means to you

Google has announced that, as of January 30, you won't be able to set up new iOS devices to use its Sync service to keep contacts and calendars synced across devices. What's that mean to you? Joe Kissell explains.