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Reasons to love TextEdit, a secret powerhouse of rich text

A utility that dates back before OS X to Next operating systems still delivers a punch for handling text formats and converting one to another.

I forgot my Windows 10 password!

Forgetting your Windows 10 password isn't the disaster it used to be. Windows lets you get back on track with a pretty easy reset process. Here's how it works.

Adding a user account in Windows 10

Adding a user account in Windows 10 is a little more complicated, because you need a Microsoft account. Here's how to set it up.

Setting up a local user account in Windows 10

You can set up a local user account on a Windows 10 PC so you don't have to bother with a Microsoft account. Here's how to do it.

Bypassing the Windows 10 password with a PIN

There's an easier way to get into Windows: setting up a numerical PIN, just like you'd use with a bank ATM. Here's how to do it.

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How to back up your contacts on your iPhone and Mac

When it comes to backing up your address book data, you have a few options.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Apple Music library, new releases, audiobooks, and more

Questions about iTunes? Ask Macworld senior contributor Kirk McElhearn. He has the answers.

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How to create your own Valentine cards using Photoshop and Photoshop Elements

Learn to create a simple yet classy Valentine cards.

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How to consolidate iPhoto libraries

A reader finds many old iPhoto libraries and doesn't know what each contains.

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How to make gorgeous landscape panoramas with Adobe Lightroom’s new Boundary Warp

Adobe’s Creative Cloud update to Lightroom offers a quick fix for vexing pano problem.

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How to leave an iMessage group text on iOS

Noisy group chat blowing up your phone? In iOS 9, you can leave the chatter behind...in certain circumstances, anyway.

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A primer in Profile Manager: OS X and iOS payloads for devices

How to set up and manage devices using Server’s Profile Manager service

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Two issues with iCloud Photo Sharing

A reader wonders where comments go when they remove items from shared albums. Plus downloading shared items.

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When iTunes accounts intermingle: How to separate the data

A reader wants to help her loss-prone boss keep his data backed up for restoring to his string of new phones.

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How to eject a disk properly on OS X

New to the Mac? Don't just yank that flash drive out! Here's how to eject a disk the right way.

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How to disable mouse and keyboard low-battery warnings (you can’t)

The eternal verities: death, taxes, and OS X's low-battery warning for Bluetooth mouses and keyboards.

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Essential tips for creating your own ebooks

Creating and publishing your own ebook is easier than ever before.

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How to show your iPhone's battery percentage in the status bar

Is the battery icon in the status bar not enough for you? Get a better idea of how much power you have left.

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How to get a Mac laptop's headphone jack to work reliably

A reader writes in with a common problem with MacBooks of all vintages related to audio output.