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For more than 20 years, Rick Broida has written about all manner of technology, from Amigas to business servers to PalmPilots. His credits include dozens of books, blogs, and magazines. He sleeps with an iPad under his pillow.

App Spotlight: Call Bliss turbocharges iOS Do Not Disturb feature

The app adds location-awareness, groups, and customization to your iPhone—no jailbreaking required.

How to go back to iTunes 10, part 2

If you had trouble reverting from iTunes 11 to iTunes 10, here's how to get things working again.

Manage all your social-network contacts in Cobook for iOS

This free app provides a unified address book for all your contacts, not just those that live on your iPhone.

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Find out what's using all the space on your hard drive

Free disk-space analyzer WizTree quickly tells you which files and folders are consuming the most storage.

Get a free 25GB Box account when you sign up for Hojoki

And what the heck is Hojoki? A cloud-app aggregator with some interesting team-centric features.

How to dedupe your song library now that iTunes won't

iTunes no longer offers the option of finding duplicate songs. Fortunately, there are plenty of other ways to do so.

App Spotlight: Make meetings more productive with Less Meeting

Half the hassle of any meeting is managing all the notes, action items, and follow-ups. This handy app makes short work of all those items.

How to go back to iTunes 10

Don't like iTunes 11? You can always go back to an older version of the program—if you know where to look.

App Spotlight: Airport Guide helps you find your way

Though not the sexiest travel app, it can help you navigate terminals, find parking and ground transportation, and more.

How to restore the sidebar in iTunes 11

Freaked out by iTunes' new interface? Here's how to bring back that old familiar sidebar.

How to tame messy Gmail replies

Here's a great tip for keeping emails short by quoting only a snippet of text, not the entire thread.

How to hire a graphic-design pro on the cheap

At 99designs, you can enlist a small army of designers who will battle it out to win your business.

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How to enable Hibernate mode in Windows 8

By default, Microsoft (inexplicably) hides this option in the new OS. Here's how to restore it.

Get a complete entrepreneur's startup bundle for $50

It sounds almost too good to be true, but this helpful collection of products and services would cost you over $2,000 if purchased separately.

App Spotlight: Glyder for iOS mobilizes small-business marketing

With just a few taps, you can crank out a slick-looking marketing message via one or more social platforms.