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Self-publishing a book: 25 things you need to know

Considering self-publishing a book? CNET's David Carnoy discusses the ins and outs of what it's all about.

By June 13, 2012

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Harmony universal remotes: What's the best one for you?

There are at least eight different universal remotes in Logitech's updated line of Harmony models. How do they vary, and which is best for you?

By April 29, 2012

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Tip: Quick launch items from the Finder window

A few weeks ago we wrote an article on options for launching applications in OS X, which included creating a quick-launch or Windows "Run" equivalent with Automator, using Spotlight, and also using an application folder stack in the Dock.

By May 26, 2010

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A few tips for Showtime

Showtime may launch an online streaming site, EA Games kicks off Online Pass to give gamers extra play, and solar-powered iPod speakers may be a great addition to your summer pool parties.

By May 11, 2010

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Quick Tip: Change the number of recent items in an application

One of the built-in services Apple offers application developers in OS X is a method for listing recent documents that have been opened by that particular application. When implemented, you will see an "Open Recent" option in the File menu of the respective program. This feature can be exceptionally useful; however, there are times when the default number of items listed is not enough.

By May 6, 2010

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Quick tip: Speed up camera recognition on your Mac

Some users may find that Image Capture becomes slow when attempting to recognize and mount memory cards and cameras plugged in to their Mac.

By May 5, 2010

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Preview Tip: Making a linked Table of Contents

Preview is an excellent utility for viewing and making small edits and adjustments to pictures and PDF documents. While for the most part the program is used for its basic viewing features, some of the ways it handles PDF documents can be quite useful. One of these is the ability to easily add links to PDF pages, which can be used to create clickable indexes and tables of contents.

By May 5, 2010

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Give Road Trip gadget tips, get Halo codes

Daniel Terdiman embarks on Road Trip 2010 in June and wants help figuring out what kind of gadgets to bring. This could be your ticket into the Halo: Reach beta.

By May 4, 2010

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Tip: Use stylesheets to customize web page behavior

Cascading style sheets (CSS) are extensively used in websites to apply styling properties to specific HTML tags or categorized classes and tag IDs. This is why on many sites you will see items like links appear in custom colors instead of the default underlined blue text. In Safari you can easily include a user-supplied style sheet in which you can set custom styles for web pages that do not already have styles assigned for tags, allowing you to customize link colors and cursor behaviors, just to name a few.

By May 4, 2010

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Give Road Trip tips, get Halo beta codes

Daniel Terdiman will head out on Road Trip 2010 in June and wants help figuring out where to go. If you're a Halo fan, this is your ticket into the Halo: Reach beta.

By April 30, 2010