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Jeffery Battersby is an Apple Certified Trainer, (very) smalltime actor, and regular contributor to Macworld. He writes about Macs and more at his blog,

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A primer in Profile Manager

Built into OS X Server, Profile Manager is used to manage the devices in your business or organization.

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Remove extra application files with AppCleaner

When you uninstall a Mac app, how can you make sure you've removed all of its files? With an app like AppCleaner.

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The mystery of the unsharable Google Apps calendar

Figuring out an issue with a corporate Google account and calendar sharing.

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Goodbye to the ghosts of emails past

Get rid of those unwanted email address that show up when composing a new email in Apple's Mail.

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OneNote 2016 for Mac review: Intuitive and versatile, but still not up to par with Windows version

OneNote is ideal for anyone who want to take multi-layered notes.

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Microsoft Word 2016 review: Finally! Much needed updates make for a better Word

Major update brings unified user interface across all platforms and excellent collaboration features. But it still isn't a feature-for-feature match with Word for Windows.

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Mystery of the unmovable mail (and how to sync iOS email folders across all your devices)

iOS mail not behaving like it does on your Mac? IMAP to the rescue


How to use a VPN to keep your network data safe

If you're using a public wi-Fi hotspot, it's a good idea to protect yourself by using a virtual private network.

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Little Snitch keeps an eye on your Mac's Internet connections

Firewalls are good for blocking inbound network traffic, but what about your Mac's outbound traffic? Little Snitch keeps an eye out for you.

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Fire up your Mac's firewall

OS X has a built-in firewall. Here's how to use it.

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Spam filtering on the cheap for your domain's email

Unwanted emails clogging your inbox? There are lots of web-based spam filters to help.

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Checking your Mac for viruses -- wait, what?

OS X does a pretty good job of stopping viruses and malware from attacking your computer. But there are steps you can take to further protect yourself.

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When adware attacks! And how to defeat it

If you download software from the Internet, you may have inadvertently installed adware on your Mac. Here's how to get rid of it.

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Save your bandwidth by using a caching server

If you have a multi-Mac setup, a caching server can help save time and money by taking a load off your Internet connection.

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The power of Pomodoro (or, how to slice your time to stay on task)

The Pomodoro Technique can help you focus on the task at hand. And there are plenty of Pomodoro timers to choose from.