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Ben Patterson: Welcome to here's the thing, your source for practical tips, advice, and how-tos about the gadgets you use every day.

Never miss an email from your besties—or your boss—again.

You can promote those in your inner circle to “VIP” status on your iPhone or iPad—and once you do, you’ll be able to set your iOS device to pop up a special alert whenever one of your VIPs sends you an email.Read More