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How to use screen sharing in Messages for Mac

There are many times when family or friends need help with their Macs, or they aren’t sure how to do something. Trying to walk them through it blind is challenging at best. Luckily, a little-known feature in Messages exists that allows me to share my screen instantly with another Mac user or …

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Free up Mac memory with Memory Clean

Yesterday, I wrote about Memory Diag, a Mac app that helps you optimize system memory to help you through periods of sluggish behavior. Memory Clean is another such free app that takes a slightly different approach to monitoring memory resources. If you could combine the two, you might have the …

How to force websites to save passwords to iCloud Keychain in iOS 7

<i>Note: This no longer appears to be an option as of iOS 8</i><p>Whether it's for security or privacy reasons, or just some technical failing, but not all …

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Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2013) review: Apple's high-end laptop gets better battery life and a lower price - CNET

MSRP: $1,999.00<p><b>The Good</b> The second generation of Apple's Retina-screen MacBook Pro adds internal upgrades to its Wi-Fi, Thunderbolt, SSD, graphics card and CPU. The result is a faster laptop with better battery life and a lower starting price.<p><b>The Bad</b> The changes are internal-only, and not …

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8 Great Hidden Features in iOS 7

If you've upgraded to iOS 7 on your iPhone or iPad, you're probably familiar with a whole collection of new features. But some of the best additions …

Getting Ready for iOS 7: How to backup your device and set up iOS 7

Apple has announced that iOS 7 will be available tomorrow, September 18th. Before installing the update, it is recommended that you have a backup of your data. This how-to is going to walk you through backing up your iOS 6 device and transitioning it over to iOS 7:<p>First things first, let’s discuss …

How to cut the Google cord

When it started, I had no intention of quitting Google.<p>As I described in a post from last June, my generic Gmail address had become more trouble than it was worth, so I switched to another Webmail service. Now the Gmail address is receive-only.<p>Likewise, back in July I tested two free services that …

How-to: Setup and use Dropbox to manage and share photos, files

Before Dropbox became popular, there was iDisk, which was Apple’s cloud storage system. iDisk allowed you to store documents, pictures, QuickTime files, and PDFs in one cloud-based “drive.” This was accessible on all of your Apple products as well as at me.com on a PC. It was practically like …

How to recover your iTunes account ID

If you have regularly used iTunes to purchase music and movies, then you may have a significant collection of titles that are tied to your specific iTunes account. However, if you have used more than one iTunes account, then you may run into trouble if you cannot remember the account ID you used to …

Subtle features & details in iOS 7 and Mavericks

The WWDC keynote may have dragged on for two hours, but there were many features and subtle details that weren’t mentioned by any of the Apple executives. We’ll be updating this post with all of the small features and details that have been discovered. If you find something that’s not on this list, …

How to keep your Mac running in tip-top shape

When you use your new Mac for the first time, the fresh OS installation and new configuration will have the responsiveness and speed that's intended by Apple. For the most part, this should continue throughout the life of the system. However, as with any system, there are times when you may …

Retail Surveillance Assists Authorities With Crimes Outside Stores

(Image Credit: FBI)<p>Retail surveillance cameras are doing more than just capturing shoplifters as authorities turn to businesses who keep a digital …

No, Your Religion Should Not Allow You to Disregard Civil Rights Laws

People interpret the phrase “religious freedom” wildly differently. We believe it simply means being able to individually choose to practice or …

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