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6 free apps to install on a new MacBook

Congrats on your new MacBook. Apple outfits you with a bounty of preinstalled software, but it doesn't cover everything. Here are six free apps that I installed on my new new MacBook Pro and use regularly, from an uninstaller to a word processor, with four useful apps in between.<p>Let's take them in …

Who needs words? Send memes and sounds with What2Share

Are you ever at a loss for words when sending a text or email? Wouldn’t it be cool to send a funny GIF, expressive emoticon, cute balloon phrase, or …

iOS 8.1 beta 2 released to developers

Apple has just released its second beta of iOS 8.1 to developers. It is an over-the-air release that will be compatible with 32 different device …

Days are getting longer in the Northern Hemisphere: At 9:11 a.m. PT today, the Earth's tilt reached the winter solstice mark: http://cbc.sh/mvipi6N In this photo taken today, Druids and revellers sing incantations at Stonehenge, in southern England, to mark the occasion. (Kieran Doherty/Reuters) Do you do anything special on the shortest day of the year? (Rhiannon)

The Steve Jobs Nobody Knew

When I first met Steve Jobs, I thought he was a loser. It was 1980, and I was just a Silicon Valley kid who knew nothing about computers. I had …

Tips for Her: Focus on speed control

<i>Editor's note: Each week, Megan Padua, a teaching professional at Maidstone Club (East Hampton, N.Y.) and Belfair Plantation (Bluffton, S.C.), and one of Golf Digest's Best Young Teachers, offers tips and advice for women golfers.</i><p>__By [Megan Padua<p>](http://www.golfdigest.com/golf/megan-padua)__<p>On …

These Google Glass Early Adopters Will Warm Your Heart

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In a shameless attempt to win skeptics over, Google has included the betterment of penguins, …

How to find truly free wireless access

You're in the middle of a city park. You're at a rest stop on the side of the road, seemingly in the middle of nowhere. Or maybe you're simply in your living room. You turn on your computer and have instant, secure access to the Internet without requiring any network cables or log-ins -- or even …