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Equalize Your Mac's Sound

Want to boost the bass in music played from your Mac, or tweak the sound so podcasts are more intelligible? Boom offers a 10-channel equalizer that enables you to increase or decrease the sound levels throughout the spectrum. Boom includes a number of common presets, and you can create your own as well.

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Turn Off Automatic iOS App Updates

With vast numbers of apps being updated for iOS 8 in the next few weeks, it’s safer to turn off automatic updates so you control which apps are updated and when. If it ain’t broke… don’t let it update so it doesn’t possibly break.

 
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Pages, Keynote, and Numbers Receive Minor Updates

The Case of the Unsynced Ringtones

Mail in Mavericks: Is It Safe Yet?

Apple Updates Mail to Address Mavericks Bugs

Managing an iBooks Metadata Mess

Western Digital Warns Mavericks Users of Data Loss

Enabling System-Controlling Utilities in Mavericks

iOS 7.0.3 Adds iCloud Keychain and Disables Animation

 

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Stop Microsoft Word’s Cursor from Jumping Around

Adobe Announces Major Security Breach

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