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The 50 best Mac tips, tricks and timesavers

Bet you didn't know your Mac could do all this<p>Just a few months away from WWDC 2018, it’s time to take a step back and ask not what you can do for …

Make Apple Photos for OS X more powerful with an editing extension

Photos for OS X is still new (currently at version 1.2), so it’s fair to expect that the application doesn’t offer the same image editing …

How to move an Apple Photos for OS X library to an external drive

Rick Henningsen has a Photos Library question:I want to move my Photos Library from the boot drive to a larger external drive. I suspect that I …

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Here's a gorgeous shot of America's newest wilderness: #BoulderWhiteClouds in Idaho. Today, President Obama signed a bill into law that protects nearly 276,000 acres of #Idaho's high mountain backcountry as #wilderness -- an area of the country that is home to crystal lakes and abundant wildlife. The #Sawtooth National Recreation Area and Jerry Peak Wilderness Additions Act preserves Jim McClure-Jerry Peak Wilderness, White Clouds Wilderness and Hemingway-Boulders Wilderness. Photo courtesy of Ed Cannady Photography.

How to enable developer mode on a Chromebook

We recently covered how to check out upcoming Chrome OS features before official release, but for some the official channels aren't bleeding-edge enough.<p>In order to poke around with Chrome OS at the root level (yes, similar to Android devices), install Ubuntu, or join the utmost unstable Canary …

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Seven Tips To Get The Most From Your New iPad

Another Christmas day is here, and many people unwrapping a present are hoping to find Apple’s tablet under the paper. Tablets have a much longer life cycle than smartphones, so although there will be some upgrades, the majority of iPad owners on the 25th are going to be new iPad owners.<p>In this …

Three ways to make a Chromebook feel more like a PC

The truth is, for most of us, using a Chromebook already feels a lot like using a PC or Mac, depending on how much time you typically spend using Chrome when on a "real" computer.<p>Yet we don't exclusively spend our online lives in a browser window. We often have multiple windows open, all of varying …

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Acer Chromebook 13 review

The best Chromebooks all have one thing in common: they’re small. The most popular Chromebooks have small, low-resolution 11.6-inch displays. They may offer a low price, stellar battery life, and fast performance — but sometimes you just want a bigger computer.<p>Acer’s new Chromebook 13 appears to be …

Pocket App Comes to Chrome, Lets You Read Articles Offline - OMG! Chrome!

<b>‘Read it Later’ service Pocket has launched a new Chrome app that allows articles saved to it to be read both online and offline.</b><p>Articles and images …

Google's future Office killer now available in Chrome OS dev channel

Google now offers the ability to edit Office documents within Chrome OS, although the new feature is currently far less capable than the document-editing capabilities of Google’s own Google Apps.<p>However, there’s one reason why this is worth checking out: the service is the first time that Google’s …

Google Chromebooks: Should Your Next Laptop Run Chrome OS?

Shopping for a laptop or portable computer these days feels a lot like shopping for a toothbrush. There's an inexhaustible variety of sizes, colors …

The big advantage of the Chromebook over Windows, Macs

When you talk Chromebook, you usually hear it doesn't have a real OS compared to Macs or Windows PCs. That's true, and for many that's the big …

Google is revamping bookmarks in Chrome with a new extension

There's no getting around it — bookmarks aren't all that great. Google is hoping to make them a bit better with a new Chrome extension that, simply enough, is called Google Bookmark Manager. The extension swaps out the nigh-useless list of links for a grid of items illustrated with snapshots of the …

ChromeADB server is the start of something wonderful

Until now, if you wanted to use ADB to "talk" to your phone you either installed the SDK, or copied files by hand, or used one of those toolkits …

Google Now Launcher now compatible with any device on Android 4.1 or higher

Google let its Google Now Launcher loose in the Play Store way back in early February, but the only people that could actually download it were …

Review: Intensify Pro Photo App Offers Dazzling Quick Fix

Photographers always have their favorite go-to fixes when confronted by flawed photos. The first destination is often Photoshop. But there are things Photoshop can’t do easily that propel imaging perfectionists toward more dedicated apps.<p>One of the finest of these is Macphun’s Intensify Pro, which …

How to Use Dropbox Tutorial 2014

A video tutorial on how to use Dropbox in 2014 including how to upload and share files to Dropbox.<p>The above video on how to use Dropbox in 2014 …

Google Maps, 5 Awesome Tips (you probably did not know!)

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How to use Google Maps offline mode on iOS, Android

The moment your phone reads "No service," Google Maps suddenly drops out. That is, unless you've saved your maps for offline access. With this feature, you can store large map areas for guidance, even when you're stuck without reception.<p>The process is identical on both iOS and Android. Before we …

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