Reverting to the old Gmail look; 5 iPhone typing tips; how to borrow Kindle books (week in review)Google began rolling out its new, modern makeover for Gmail earlier this week—and before long, users were scrambling for ways to keep the old look. The good news: there’s an easy way to revert to the “classic” Gmail look. The bad news? Well, read on.

Also this week: five iPhone typing tips you need to know, Amazon opens its Kindle lending library, and the dos and don’ts of taking your gadgets to court.

How can I get back to the old Gmail look? (reader mail)
If you switched to the new Gmail look but don’t like what you see, there is an option for turning back the clock—temporarily, anyway. Read more…

5 essential iPhone typing tips
Want to send a text message in ALL CAPS? Can’t find the em dash key? Tired of your iPhone fixing your typing when it doesn’t need to be fixed? Help is here. Read more…

How to borrow a Kindle book from Amazon

How to borrow a Kindle book from Amazon
Own a Kindle? If so, you can now borrow Kindle e-books from Amazon for free—one at a time, and up to one a month. But there is a catch, or three. Read more…

How do I keep everyone on Facebook from seeing my photos? (reader mail)
As with everything on Facebook, the visibility of your photos depends entirely on your privacy settings—and yes, there’s a lot of privacy settings to deal with. Read more…

Is there a way to turn off the “new mail” sound on my iPhone? (reader mail)
Actually, you can turn off the beeps and vibrations for new emails on your iPhone, but the controls for doing so aren’t where you’d think they’d be. Read more…

Podcast 002: The trouble with Netflix; jury duty and your gadgets
This week: Has Netflix gone nuts? Also: Can you bring your gadgets with you to court if you’re called for jury duty? Read more…

How to send a photo from your iPhone directly to Facebook
Wish you could post a fresh snapshot from your iPhone onto your Facebook wall without having to open the Facebook app? Here’s how to do it. Read more…

Got jury duty? 7 dos and don'ts for bringing gadgets to courtGot jury duty? 7 dos and don’ts for bringing gadgets to court
Yes, you can probably bring your BlackBerry and your laptop to court for jury duty, but think twice—three times, even—about tweeting in the jury box. Read more…

Poor battery life on your iPhone 4S? You’re not the only one
Is your brand-new iPhone 4S barely making it through the day on a single charge? Join the club. Read more…

Is my iPhone 4S running out of storage space? (reader mail)
All those photos, apps, tunes and videos can add up, even if you have the roomiest iPhone. Here’s how to find out how much space is left on your handset. Read more…

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