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How to make a bootable OS X 10.10 Yosemite install drive

Though you can install the Yosemite (OS X 10.10) beta directly from your Mac's hard drive, a bootable installer drive can be more convenient for installing onto multiple Macs. It also makes a handy emergency drive. We walk you through the process of creating one.

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How to join together audiobook tracks

20 CDs can make up a single audiobook. Countless tracks may be found on each, making them a pain to manage on your portable player--unless you know this technique.

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Transferring Outlook-for-Mac email to Apple's Mail

If you're looking for a way out of Outlook and into Mail, follow Chris Breen's advice for transferring your messages.

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Bugs & Fixes: Saving your Notes from disaster

Lost deleted (and now, regretted) Notes entries because of iCloud syncing? Ted Landau offers solutions for bringing them back.

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How to use iTunes Pass to reload iTunes credit for you or a friend

Apple's now offering a Passbook option for iTunes Store credit. Here's how to set it up and how you can use it to add money to your account (or a friend's).

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Hip to be square: How to take great cropped photos on your iPhone

Want to shoot compelling square images? Check out these tips and tricks.

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Updating a Harmony Remote with updated software

If you have a modernish Harmony Remote there's no need to use outdated software with it. Give MyHarmony a try.

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Nine things everyone should know how to do with a presentation app

Whether you use PowerPoint, Keynote, or Google Docs, there are a few things that you should know how to accomplish. Franklin Tessler explains what they are and how to do them.

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Ten things everyone should know how to do with a word processor

Whatever word-processing app you use (Microsoft Word, Apple's Pages, or Google Docs), here's what you should know how to do in it

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How to restore deleted Safari bookmarks

In an overenthusiastic fit of summer cleaning you've deleted some desired bookmarks. Here's how to undo your actions.

Nine things everyone should know how to do with a spreadsheet

Whether you prefer Excel, Numbers, or Google Docs, here's what you, the savvy spreadsheet user, should know how to do.

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How to create a Screen Sharing shortcut

The normal way of screen sharing with a Mac on your network can be tedious. Chris Breen shows you a simpler method.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Inconsistent buttons and faulty gapless playback

iTunes Guy Kirk McElhearn returns to discuss three iTunes issues—inconsistent Next and Previous buttons, when is a movie a Movie, and gapped playback.