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    Apple's first pass at built-in encryption was, frankly, terrible. The original FileVault, introduced with 10.3 Panther in 2003, only encrypted a user's home directory, and had a number of functional and implementation problems. FileVault 2 appeared in 2011 with 10.7 Lion, and had almost nothing to do with the original except the name.

  • How-Tos: 5 ways to spring clean your PC or laptop

    We show you five simple ways to make any PC or laptop faster and more responsive. Here's how to use Windows' built-in tools to de-clutter your desktop and hard drive and make it go faster, and it won't cost you a thing.

  • How-Tos: How to send group emails to the best address

    Here's the setup: You have a group of people who you routinely send email messages to--your bowling team, for example. The problem is that some of the team members have more than one email address and, apparently, some folks you've been sending messages to are a little upset because you've sent very casual messages to their business address. How can you avoid making this mistake again?

  • How-Tos: 9 typing tips every Android and iOS user should know

    Wish it were a little easier to type in ALL CAPS on your Android or iPhone, or ever get stumped while looking for the em dash? What about typing letters with accent marks, or dealing with cumbersome URLs? Or maybe you're just hankering for an alternative to tapping on a slippery glass screen.

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    If you've ever opened a document that had more strikeouts than a beer-league ballplayer, you're familiar with Microsoft Word's "track changes" feature. It's one of the most useful tools for collaboration, but in practice a marked-up document can quickly overwhelm with its tangle of additions, deletions, and comments all displayed in multiple colors--one for each contributor. It's enough to make you want to put a big red "X" on the whole thing.

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