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Ghostly problems: Troubleshooting Photos smart albums, hard drive partitions, and Mail Drop

We try to answer all questions here, but sometimes we only get 95 percent of the way to the answer. Sometimes the answer is just "ghosts in the machine."

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Blocs 1.3 review: Web design program executes well on limited ambitions

Blocs makes it easy for amateurs to quickly build beautiful, modern web sites.

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WWDC 2015 preview: 5 huge announcements we expect from Apple on June 8

The latest versions of iOS and OS X will take the spotlight at Apple's annual developers conference, but expect to see a refreshed Apple TV and Beats Music, too.

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10 gotta-know calendar tips for iOS

Confused by Apple's sparse, ultra-simplified Calendar app for iOS? Read on for ten tips that'll help you get your bearings with the revamped iOS Calendar, as well as a few advanced pointers on setting default alert times, dealing with time-zone changes, adding a non-iCloud calendar, and more.

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Iceland and beyond: Exploring offshore web hosting

Although a local web hosting provider might be your first thought, hosting your website abroad can improve security and performance.

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Thunderbolt's future on the Mac could be saved by the USB-C port

Intel just announced Thunderbolt 3 will use the same connector Apple just put on the 12-inch MacBook.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Forecast Bar brings hyperlocal weather to your menu

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find tools for making your own business cards, tracking your utilities, turning your photos into art, and making sure you never accidentally walk into a thunderstorm ever again.

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Reading service Pocket built into Firefox, replacing Reading List feature

The latest update also brings a distraction-free Reader View and changes to Firefox Hello.

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How to design an environmentally friendly website

Reducing your carbon footprint can be as simple as changing the background color of your website, or taking the time to clear out unused files. Here's how to make your site more efficient while having a positive impact on the environment.

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Hide the credit card: You can buy products on Instagram

The photo-sharing app implements a button so that users can buy a product, download an app or sign up to a website directly on Instagram.

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Pinterest turns its feed into a store with buyable pins

iPhone and iPad users will be able to buy items on Pinterest starting later this month.

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Popular to-do app Wunderlist plans new features under Microsoft

For now, the service will keep running as normal.

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The first 5 HomeKit accessories are finally here

Start building your iOS-powered house with the first wave of HomeKit-compatible devices.

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Insteon ships its HomeKit-enabled hub and app

Apple fans can control Insteon's entire product line right alongside any other HomeKit certified device, thanks to Insteon's $150 HomeKit hub.

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Lutron’s Caseta lighting controls are now (mostly) compatible with Apple's HomeKit

New Caseta Smart Bridge lets you use Siri to control Lutron dimmers and Serena window shades.