4 ways to keep Facebook comments privateKeeping your Facebook comments to yourself isn’t as easy as you may have heard, particularly when you’re commenting on someone else’s Facebook post. So, is there any way to keep your comments to yourself? Read on for answers.

Also this week: Amazon unleashes a trio of new Kindles; Apple says it’s finally ready to “talk iPhone”; and my review of a gadget-charging backpack.

4 ways to keep Facebook comments private
Don’t like the idea that everyone (or seemingly everyone, anyway) on Facebook can see the comments you’ve left on your friends’ posts? You’re not alone. Read more…

Apple to (finally) “talk iPhone” at Oct. 4 press event
Looks like we’re finally going to get a glimpse at the new iPhone—or iPhones—next week. Read more…

Hands-on with the new $75 Kindle: small, light, easy to read, and cheapHands-on with the new $79 Kindle: small, light, easy to read, and cheap
The $79 Kindle marks the smallest, lightest, and cheapest Kindle yet—so cheap, in fact, that I went ahead and bought one. Read more…

How to keep your Spotify activity private on Facebook, permanently
You can keep all your Spotify activity on Facebook private right now, in just a few steps. Here’s how to do it. Read more…

How to turn on your Mac’s speaking clock (quick tip)
Your Mac has a built-in speaking clock that will read you the time every hour, on the hour—or the half hour, or even quarter hour. Read more…

Hands-on with Powerbag, a gadget-charging backpackHands-on with Powerbag, the gadget-charging backpack
The Powerbag has a secret weapon: a battery that charges up to four gadgets at once, including smartphones, tablets, and iPods. Did it survive my torture test? Read more…

Amazon’s new Kindles: What you need to know
Get the scoop on Amazon’s trio of new Kindle e-readers: the bargain $79 Kindle, the Kindle Touch, and the color, Android-powered Kindle Fire. Read more…

What’s the difference between 3G and 4G cellular networks? (reader mail)
When it comes to cell phones, “4G” stands for fourth-generation cellular networks. And what’s so special about 4G networks, you ask? One word: speed. Read more…

Yes, you can use a stylus with your touchscreen tablet or phoneYes, you can use a stylus with your touchscreen tablet or phone
There’s no rule against using a stylus with your iPhone, iPad, or Android device. Read more…

How to hide your Google+ profile from search engines (reader mail)
Google may be all about search, but it is possible to hide your Google+ profile from the prying eyes of search engines. Read more…

How to take a screenshot on your iPhone or iPad (quick tip)
Taking a screenshot on the iPhone is a nifty, easy trick—so easy, in fact, that you may have even done it by accident. Read more…

How to take charge of where your downloads go (Mac tip)
Sick of trying to find where your browser stashed your downloaded files on your Mac? Good news: there’s a better way. Read more…

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