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Mac 911: How to erase your Mac's hard drive the right way

Erasing a drive, how FileVault 2 encryption can play into it, and out-of-date Recovery Drive partitions.

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Choosing the right launcher for your Mac

Keyboard-based launching utilities can be a real time saver, once you get the hang of them. Here's how four popular options (Launchbar, Alfred, Butler, and Quicksilver) stack up.

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BitTorrent Sync 2.0 adds pro features

No longer in beta, your own private cloud stays free for all but adds extra conveniences if you're willing to pay.

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Think Retro: Bring back the Flying Toasters

No, really. Everyone's favorite '90s screensaver can soar onto your Mac again.

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Marco Polo is the app that shouts back at you when you can't find your phone

Remember the classic pool game? Play it with your iPhone.

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