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substitution

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Two substitutes for the missing jump-ahead-a-day button on Xfinity X1

Comcast's Xfinity X1 platform lacks the ability to jump around the channel guide a day at a time, but there are two options that approximate this missing functionality.

By October 23, 2013

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Tech Minute: Google Reader substitutions

On July 1, Google Reader, the popular web service, is scheduled to shut down. Over the years, it's become a handy tool for many people who like to manage their Internet news content in one place. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on several desktop alternatives to the soon-defunct Google Reader.

By April 5, 2013

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BMW shows performance substitute for 3 Series

BMW released photos of its new Concept 4 Series Coupe today, showing a dedicated coupe model that looks like a higher-performance variant of the 3 Series.

By December 5, 2012

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MegaUpload substitutes show spikes in traffic since shutdown

People have flocked to other file-swapping sites since MegaUpload was shut down and became entangled in a criminal copyright case.

By January 26, 2012

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How to set up text substitution in Pages

Text substitution can be used as a quick method for entering commonly used phrases or symbols into a document. Here is how to do this in Apple's Pages word processor for OS X.

By January 18, 2012

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How to create custom symbol substitutions in OS X

Emoticons and other symbols are popular, so here is how to set up OS X to quickly access common ones instead of having to open the Character Viewer window each time.

By August 26, 2011

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Intellitar avatars a poor substitute for afterlife

You can now consider bequeathing your avatar to loved ones after you've died. But honestly, doing so is just creepy.

By November 8, 2010

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Text tips in OS X Lion

Quickly accessing symbols and text substitution, in addition to spell checking for entered text can be very useful when composing documents. Here are some tips for quickly accessing these features in OS X Lion.

By October 18, 2011

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Ep. 58: Replace your face

This week, Donald and Eric discuss two street-legal TRON-inspired lightcycles at opposite ends of the price spectrum. Plus, we creep out on a way to perform real-time video face substitution, and the implications it will have on the future of video chat and our children. In Geek News, Eric nominates an actor for Zombie of the Year and sounds off on Gears of War 3.

By September 21, 2011

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Spell-check and other useful functions when typing in OS X

When composing documents in various applications, there are a few built-in correction and substitution functions in OS X that are useful, including spelling as you type, character substitution, and word suggestion options.

By March 10, 2010