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How to control your music with Android Wear

Tuck your phone away and use your cool new watch to shuffle through a playlist.

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How to change settings for emergency alerts on your Android phone

Android gives you lots of flexibility for controlling the emergency alerts you receive, though the settings are tucked away.

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Rockin' the living room: Beats Music arrives on Apple TV

In the latest Apple TV update Beats Music graced the home screen. Chris Breen takes you on a tour.

Rockin' the living room: Beats Music arrives on Apple TV

In the latest Apple TV update Beats Music graced the home screen. Chris Breen takes you on a tour.

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12 tips and tricks to help you get started with your new Moto X

It's Motorola's best Android phone yet, and it's chock full of neat features you'll want to set up ASAP.

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The pros and cons of adding a 4K display to your Mac

Monitors that stretch the width of your desk are so last year. Rob Griffiths decided he wanted to try something new: a 4K high-density screen.

on macworld.com

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How to change notification sounds on your Android phone

Stand out from the crowd. Change your notification sound.

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How to customize the Google Now swipe-up gesture

Dragging your finger up from the bottom of the screen can do more than launch Google Now, if you find the right apps

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Five tips to soup up Chrome for Android

Become a Chrome power user by speeding up and customizing Google's browser.

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Get started with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Just picked up an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus? Let us help you set it up, transfer data from your old phone, and get you playing with all its new features.

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How to turn on Android encryption today (no waiting necessary)

Google's new Android encryption policy is great, but you don't necessarily need to wait for an OS update to protect your data from investigators, be they government snoops or someone you know.

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Get to know iOS 8: New Camera tricks and a major overhaul of Photos

Check out what's new and improved in the Camera and Photos apps for iOS 8.

on macworld.com

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How to use Google Voice with the new Hangouts app

Google Voice is now integrated into Hangouts; here is how to get it working on your Android device.

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How to keep your sexy selfies (and other sensitive files) safe in the cloud

Whether you're storing old tax returns or the occasional naughty photo, some files deserve some extra security. Here's how to keep them private.