How-to

SOFTWARE

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The complete guide to using iTunes with lossless audio

While you might not notice the difference in sound quality, the lossless format leaves you with an archival file that you can convert at any time in the future. You’ll never need to rip those CDs again.

MOBILE

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How to make Night Shift act more like True Tone

Only the 9.7-inch iPad Pro has an auto-adjusting True Tone screen. But you can mimic the effect on any iOS 9.3 device, with Night Shift.

HARDWARE

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How to use the Finder window toolbar to save time

Tweaking the Finder toolbar can help you become more productive.

HARDWARE

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6 ways to super-charge your Finder windows

Get the most out of the Finder.

SECURITY

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How to seize control of your privacy with Mozilla's Firefox browser

Tweak these settings to increase your protection with minimal annoyance.

SOFTWARE

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Get the most out of Finder views

You can save time by learning when to use Icon, List, Column, or Cover Flow view.

HARDWARE

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How to back up your contacts on your iPhone and Mac

When it comes to backing up your address book data, you have a few options.

SOFTWARE

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How to make gorgeous landscape panoramas with Adobe Lightroom’s new Boundary Warp

Adobe’s Creative Cloud update to Lightroom offers a quick fix for vexing pano problem.

HARDWARE

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How to adjust your Mac display’s resolution settings

The lowdown on how resolution settings work on the Mac.

SECURITY

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How to build the ultimate free PC security suite

Take some time this weekend to secure your PC without spending a dime.

Expert Opinion

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Apple doesn't need its own gadgets to dominate the smart home

If you believe the weekend rumors, Apple will announce a connected-home platform next week at WWDC. But before you get too excited about an iThermostat and an iFridge and an iCamera watching you sleep, consider this: If Apple does get into the home-automation market, that doesn't necessarily mean it'll make smart-home gadgets of its own.

Editors Pick

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Justin.tv goes off the air

With all signs pointing to a Google purchase of Twitch, the company behind Justin.tv has shut down the live video service.

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Verizon fires back at FCC over data throttling

The FCC called out Verizon for its plans to throttle customers with unlimited data plans who use the most data, so the carrier responded.

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Business faces backlash after threatening $500 fines for negative Yelp reviews

Businesses who don't know how to manage their social media presence should remember that the Internet can be vicious.

Latest Product Reviews

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Key Ingredient kitchen tablet review: Yummy recipes can't rescue this crummy tablet

Meatballs. Giant bacon-wrapped meatballs. The Key Ingredient Recipe tablet suggested this fantastic idea to me when I searched for a meatball recipe. It's a good thing the meatballs were tasty, because that's about the only thing this tablet gets right.