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Option-click to Hide Apps Quickly

This trick has been available in the Mac OS for years, but many people still don't know it. If you have too many windows cluttering up your screen, you can hide specific ones easily as you work. When you're in any application, hold down the Option key and click on another app's window, on the Dock, or in the Finder to switch to that other app and simultaneously hide all the windows in the previously current app.


Office for iPad: A Deep Look

Julio Ojeda-Zapata runs the just-released Office for iPad through its paces, providing a full review and challenging it with real-world Office documents that bring Apple’s iWork apps to their knees. Read on to find out how it fares.

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The Promise of iBeacons in iOS 7

iOS 7 Locks Stolen iPhones to Prevent Resale

iOS 7 Pre-flight Checklist

iWork, iPhoto, and iMovie Free with New iOS Devices

Q&A about Fingerprint Scanning


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