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How to check your Mac's free hard drive space

Wondering if your Mac has enough storage space for that massive download? Wonder no more.

How to delete, disable, or limit your Facebook account

If the news of Facebook's data handling has got you spooked, here's how you can limit third-party access to your account.

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Which iPhone model do you have? Here's where to look

You have an iPhone, but which particular iPhone do you have? Your model identifier numbers will tell you.

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How to tell which iPad model you have

From a distance, you might not be able to tell two different iPad models apart. But it's easy to tell which one you have...if you know where to look.

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Get more out of alarms in the iOS Clock app

Alarms for different days! Different times! Become the master of time with these tricks.

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How to attach photos to emails in iOS 10

Here are two ways to add a photo to an email on your iPhone.

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How to use your iPhone or iPad as a wireless hotspot

The personal hotspot feature on your iOS device can bail you out when a broadband connection isn't available. Here's how to set it up.

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How to create a folder on your iPhone or iPad

It isn't exactly obvious to new iOS users, but it's easy to do once you know how.

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IDC: Smartwatch sales decline for the first time

The Apple Watch saw a sharp year-over-year drop in sales, according to IDC estimates, but it still leads in overall smartwatch market share.

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Learning to skateboard? Check out these iPhone apps

These four apps can help you learn tricks, meet other skaters, and find spots to skate, but each comes with their fair share of shortcomings.

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How to turn off your iPhone's cellular data

Switching off cellular data as needed can spare your phone's battery lifeā€”and save you from overage fees.

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Facebook clarifies live video policy, will allow graphic video streams in some cases

Facebook will allow violent or graphic video streams that document live, newsworthy events, the company announced Friday

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Facebook to users: Download Moments or say goodbye to your synced photos

If you've synced photos from your phone to Facebook, you have until July 7 to get the Moments app or download your photos; otherwise, they will disappear from Facebook.

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Instagram goes algorithmic, will try to guess what you want to see in your feed

The social network's new feed, which will put posts it thinks you'll be most interested in at the top, will begin rolling out to users over the next month.

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Facebook begins removing chat from its mobile site, nudges users toward its Messenger app

The social media company appears to be gradually moving all mobile website users to its standalone Messenger app for iOS and Android.