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The Ultimate Player's Guide to Minecraft: Gathering Resources
By Stephen O'Brien
Oct 9, 2014
This chapter from The Ultimate Player's Guide to Minecraft, 2nd Edition is about building the foundation you can use to launch into the rest of the game. Your focus is on a few key points: build an outdoor shelter, find food to stave off hunger, improve your collection of tools, and build a chest to safely store items.
Making the Most of Intel Rapid Start Technology
By Ed Tittel
Oct 2, 2014
Intel Rapid Start speeds startup and shutdown of Windows PCs enormously. Taking advantage does require jumping through some hoops, but that’s easily accomplished with this step-by-step tutorial.
What You Really Need to Know About Dropbox
By Ed Tittel, Kim Lindros
Sep 23, 2014
Dropbox offers free cloud-based storage for personal use, with highly affordable options for commercial use. But sharing files via Dropbox comes with some interesting gotchas, especially when large volumes of data are involved or when files are shared by many users. Learn how to handle these gotchas with dispatch and aplomb, and avoid potential loss of access to important files or content.
Making the Samsung Galaxy S5 Phone Your Own
By Steve Schwartz
Sep 5, 2014
In this chapter from My Samsung Galaxy S5, you find out how to customize your phone by populating the Home screen with widgets, shortcuts, and folders; change the default wallpaper; organize your Apps pages and create folders; set default and contact-specific ringtones; and configure and enable special system settings, such as Blocking mode and One-Handed Operation.
Wi-Fi Calling and Continuity Feature Enhance iOS 8’s Capabilities
By Jason R. Rich
Sep 3, 2014
Jason R. Rich offers a preview of the new Continuity, Handoff, and Wi-Fi Calling features that are built into iOS 8.
Examining Wearable Tech
By Michael Miller
Sep 2, 2014
Smart watches? Google Glass? Computerized sports accessories? In this article, write Michael Miller discusses the state of wearable technology – what’s available, what’s coming, and what to look forward to.
10 Best USB Microphones for Your Recording Needs
By Michael Miller
Sep 1, 2014
Whether you’re recording your band or creating a podcast, the microphone you use can mean the difference between and amateur production and a professional one. In this article, writer Michael Miller examines the 10 best USB microphones today at various price levels – and helps you decide which is right for your needs.
Why iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite Will Change How You Use iCloud
By Jason R. Rich
Sep 1, 2014
Jason R. Rich takes a look at how Apple’s cloud-based iCloud service is once again evolving, and how this will impact Mac, iPhone, and iPad users once they upgrade to OS X Yosemite or iOS 8 in Fall 2014.
iOS 8 Is Updating How We Compose, Send, and Receive Text Messages
By Jason R. Rich
Aug 27, 2014
Jason R. Rich takes an advance look at the iOS 8 edition of the Messages app and explains how iPhone and iPad users will soon discover new ways to communicate using text messaging and Apple’s own iMessage service.
The Advanced Strategy Guide to Minecraft: Mob Farms, Traps, and Defense
By Stephen O'Brien
Aug 26, 2014
Take control of the mayhem with a mob farm in Minecraft: the equivalent of a factory for zombies, spiders, creepers, and skeletons. You’ll quickly amass a fortune in useful resources, from gunpowder to string, arrows, and more, and also gather weapons, armor, iron, and even the occasional edible. Once you know how, it’s really quite easy, and putting together a mob farm, especially when playing on Survival, is incredibly satisfying. Stephen O'Brien shows you how in this chapter from The Advanced Strategy Guide to Minecraft.
Apple’s Camera and Photos Apps Get a Makeover
By Jason R. Rich
Aug 25, 2014
Jason R. Rich takes a first look at some of the new features and functions being incorporated into the all-new iOS 8 editions of the Camera and Photos apps that will come preinstalled with the latest version of Apple’s iOS operating system.
What We Can Expect from iOS 8
By Jason R. Rich
Aug 22, 2014
Jason R. Rich takes a first look at iOS 8 and offers a preview of what iPhone and iPad users can expect this Fall in terms of new features and functions that will be made available as part of this much-anticipated iOS update.
Do You Need Office 365? Four Questions
By Katherine Murray
Aug 20, 2014
Microsoft is offering a number of ways for users to get Office 2013. Which version is right for you? This article introduces you to Office 365 and helps you determine whether this product will give you what you need in Office features.
After Facebook: Examining Today's Hottest Social Media
By Michael Miller
Aug 19, 2014
Teenagers are abandoning Facebook in droves; the Internet's largest social network is no longer cool when your parents and grandparents are on it. So what new social networks are attracting today’s trendy teens? Author Michael Miller examines today's hottest new social media, including Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr, Kik, WhatsApp, and other up-and-coming social media and mobile messaging apps.
What's New on LinkedIn: Custom Profile Backgrounds, Premium Spotlight Accounts, Larger Search Listings, and More
By Patrice-Anne Rutledge
Aug 19, 2014
Patrice-Anne Rutledge shows you how to make the most of LinkedIn’s latest features including Custom Profile Backgrounds, How You Rank, LinkedIn Premium Spotlight, and more.
Evaluating Cloud Storage Services
By Michael Miller
Aug 18, 2014
You don't need a big hard disk anymore; data is moving from local storage to the cloud. In this article, author Michael Miller examines the most popular cloud storage services for consumers, including Dropbox, Google Drive, Dropbox, Microsoft OneBox, and Apple iCloud.
Working with Office for iPad Graphics
By Paul McFedries
Aug 13, 2014
In this chapter from My Office for iPad, you learn various techniques for drawing, inserting, and working with graphics such as lines, shapes, and photos.
Working with Instagram's Special Effects
By Michael Miller
Aug 7, 2014
In addition to being a burgeoning social network, Instagram is also a first-class camera app. In this article, author Michael Miller describes how to use Instagram’s various special effects – including filters, rotation, and the powerful tilt-shift tool – to create great-looking photos.
Discovering Hidden Galaxy Tab 3 Tips and Tricks
By Eric Butow
Aug 6, 2014
There are plenty of little features hidden away in various apps and Galaxy Tab 3 functions. This article uncovers a number of hidden tips and tricks on Tab 3 settings, features, and apps to make your life with the Tab 3 easier.
Connecting Your Galaxy Tab 3 and PC Wirelessly Using Kies Wi-Fi
By Eric Butow
Aug 5, 2014
If your computer uses a wireless network, you don’t need to connect your Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 to your computer using the USB cable and Kies. Instead, you can use the Kies Wi-Fi feature on your Tab 3 to connect to Kies to your computer wirelessly.

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