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Stop your gadgets from keeping you awake at night

Josh Miller/CNET Have a hard time falling asleep? It might be time to stop falling asleep with your gadgets. Study after study after study has shown that light given off by electronics affects our sleep health. The consensus is that

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Let Pocket read your clipped articles aloud

Pocket’s new text-to-speech feature is just two taps away. Read It Later, Inc. There are few apps I prize as much as Pocket . I use the browser bookmarklet constantly to “clip” Web articles I want to read later, and

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CNET’s top tips on getting stunning travel photos

Andrew Hoyle/CNET Your holidays can provide endless opportunities for brilliant photography, regardless of which part of the world you’ve chosen to jet off to. In the first part of my two-part travel photography guide , I took you through the

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How to access your Wallet from the lock screen on iOS 9

Jason Cipriani/CNET After updating to iOS 9 you’ll notice a new name and icon for the app formerly known as Passbook. The new name aligns the app with Passbooks true intent: replacing your wallet. As such, Passbook has been renamed

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How to access your Wallet from the lock-screen on iOS 9

Jason Cipriani/CNET After updating to iOS 9 you’ll notice a new name and icon for the app formerly known as Passbook. The new name aligns the app with Passbooks true intent: replacing your wallet. As such, Passbook has been renamed

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Your complete guide to the iOS 9 public beta

Sarah Tew/CNET The iOS 9 public beta is out, giving iPhone and iDevice users their first taste of Apple’s new operating system and a chance to locate and report bugs before it’s officially released later this year. After initiating a

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All you need to know about the OS X El Capitan public beta

Matt Elliott/CNET Mac users eager to get their hands on the next version of their operating system, OS X El Capitan, now have the option to download the public beta. Without paying for Apple’s Developer Program, it’s your chance to

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How to enable the iCloud Drive app on iOS 9

The iCloud Drive app on iOS 9. Jason Cipriani/CNET Prior to iOS 9, the only way to access files stored in your iCloud Drive account was by using a specific app for a specific file type. iOS lacked a dedicated

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Save the world using your PC or phone

Volunteer computing is a way for people to get their computers or phones to link up to solve complicated modeling and calculations to aid in research projects. What’s being volunteered is your machine’s spare processing power. When multiple computers are

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Find out what’s new with Notes in OS X El Capitan

Matt Elliott/CNET The humble Notes app in OS X received an update with new version El Capitan , getting a toolbar along its top edge and welcoming more types of media files. Let’s start with my favorite new feature of

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