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Social media lockdown: 4 privacy features you won't find in your settings

Remove geotags, revoke app permissions, and send encrypted messages to keep your life story on a need-to-know basis.

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Never forget anything ever again with these 11 phone tricks

Evernote? Reminders? Calendar? Those are fine, but there are other ways to use your phone to remember stuff.

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How to use Wi-Fi for an expert photo workflow

The best of hardware and software combinations provide an integrated environment for more efficient field work.

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Master SMS with these 9 basic texting tips

From emoji to autocorrect, here's how to save time and communicate more effectively.

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FAQ: What is 4K exactly, and do I have to buy a new TV now?

4K TVs were all the rage at this year's CES. Does that mean the TV you just bought is obsolete?

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How to prevent strangers on Google+ from flooding your Gmail inbox

A recent Google change lets any Google+ user contact you via Gmail. Here's how to stop that potential spam flood before it starts.

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Portrait retouching in five easy steps

How to use Aperture to create alluring photos of friends and family.

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How to shoot and share slo-mo video on your iPhone 5s

If you haven’t yet played around with Apple’s slo-mo feature on the iPhone 5s, now’s a perfect time to start. Here’s how to shoot slo-mo video, preview it on your own device, and share it with others.

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How to control focus and depth of field on your iPhone camera

Tips and tricks for adjusting camera controls on your favorite camera phone.

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Smart (and easy) resolutions for a happy, high-tech 2014

Make sure you don't get hacked, never lose an image, always have a backup, and keep your online profiles in tip-top, non-embarrassing shape.

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How to shoot the best portraits with your iPhone

Whether you're taking a self-portrait, or a photo of a family member or furry friend, these smart tips guarantee you'll put the best face forward.

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Train your Gmail to jog your memory in the new year

If you've got email overload (and who doesn't?) this Gmail trick provides a tickler for important messages and tasks.

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How to create a photo book with Lightroom 5

Tips and tricks for using the Blurb plug-in for a professional looking photo book.

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