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    Protect your Dropbox account with two-factor authentication

    Embarrassing photos, bad poetry, MS Paint art… what you keep in your Dropbox account is your business. Two-factor authentication can help keep...

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    How to make text in iOS 7 more legible

    There’s no question but that some people find iOS 7 a challenging transition. In this week’s video I try to ease your way by offering a few tips...

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    Moving ebooks from Mac to Kindle

    Reader Enid Hartman has recently obtained her first ebook reader and has a question. She writes: “I recently purchased Amazon’s latest Kindle...

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    Ten essential tips for searching the web

    Finding just the right page among the billions on the web requires not only a search engine, but also a bit of know-how. Here is a selection of my...

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    Six quick Spotlight tips

    Sometimes it can be just as challenging to find a file on your own Mac as on the web. A few tips will put you on the right path. 1. Brush up on Spotlight...

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    The case of the missing Apple TV movies

    A reader who wishes to remain anonymous believes he has lost something he deeply values. He writes: “After a recent update I switched on my...

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    How to stay private now that anyone can find you on Facebook

    Facebook is tweaking your privacy settings again, but it’s not quite as serious as it sounds – the change, which removes an option to hide your...

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    How to keep your real name and face out of Google’s ads

    The journey was long and full of baby steps, but we’ve finally reached the destination: Google updated its terms of service on Friday to allow...

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    Advice from an Apple tech: battle the dust bunnies

    The prevailing logic is that the cooler it is inside your computer, the better it will run, and a cooler system also lessens the chance of overheating...

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    How to fix iOS 7 glitches

    Since iOS 7 was released on 18 September, more than two-thirds of iOS users have upgraded to Apple’s new mobile operating system, which introduced...

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    Demystifying digital camera sensors once and for all

    The soul of a digital camera is its sensor – to determine image size, resolution, low-light performance, depth of field, dynamic range, lenses and...

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    How to deactivate your Pinterest account

    You’ve pinned your last pin and you want to leave Pinterest. The good news is that Pinterest makes it easy to walk away. The bad news? You can only sort...

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    Getting started with iMovie

    This week we begin our exploration of Apple’s video editing application, iMovie ’11. With it you can import bits of video (called clips) from...

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    How to break through the Great Firewall of China on iOS

    Most people have heard of the Great Wall of China, but China also has a modern-day virtual wall, frequently referred to as the Great Firewall of...

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    Teach Siri nicknames

    Looking for a simpler way to tell Siri which of the many Dans, Jennifers or Jasons in your contacts list you want to call? Here are a few ways to...

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    Nancy Solomon and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad Calendar

    Reader Nancy Solomon is not the first person I’ve heard complain about the size of iOS 7’s text or the way the Calendar app is put together. She...

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    How to report spam and other violations on Twitter

    Anyone who’s ever mentioned an Apple product in a tweet has probably been on the receiving end of a torrent of replies from spambots. Oh the...

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