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How Photos removes media from albums

Deleting a photo from an album and deleting a photo from your collection are two different things.

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The best way to migrate an old Mac’s system to a new Mac

A reader wonders which option to choose among several.

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How to fix macOS Mail when mailboxes aren’t in alphabetical order

A reader offers a tip for deleting cached files to fix a problem that bothered him.

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How to use Siri in macOS Sierra to find pictures in Photos on the fly

Uing Siri is a quick and easy way to find a set of photos.

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How to remove items from the macOS Bluetooth menu

A reader wants to clean up their list of Bluetooth devices.

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In case you didn’t know: iCloud email has limits on daily messages and recipients

A reader gets locked out from sending email via iCloud due to limits most people don't encounter.

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How to create the inverse of a Smart Album’s selections in Photos

If you want everything that's not in a Smart Album, you have to tag everything in that album.

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Upgraded to Photos? Here’s what you can do with that old iPhoto library

A reader wonders about hard links, iPhoto, and Photos, and what happens when the iPhoto Library gets deleted.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Mysterious iCloud Status, deleting songs from a playlist, and more

iTunes can be overwhleming, but Kirk McElhearn is here to help.

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How to install an app in macOS Sierra that’s not signed by a developer

Sierra makes a small change in launching less-validated software, but it's still there.

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How to set up the Wiki Service in macOS Sierra Server: Create and edit a Wiki

The Wiki Service is a great collabroative tool for your company or school. This how-to shows what you need to do to make your Wiki active on your network.

Facebook privacy settings: How to control your ad preferences

Facebook targets ads based on your activity. You can check--and change--what it thinks your interests are in Ad Preferences.

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How to free up space used by iMovie files

Folders from versions past may be full of gigabytes of duplicates or unwanted files.

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What to do when Apple tells you there’s not enough storage to re-sync iCloud Photo Library

Turning iCloud Photo Library off and back on forces a full resync and requires twice as much storage.

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How to unmount drives automatically when closing a Mac’s lid

A little Mac app can help attached drives when you put your laptop to sleep.

How to download and save a Facebook video

Facebook doesn’t officially provide links to videos for you to save. But all you have to do is trick your browser into thinking you’re browsing Facebook on your phone.

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How to fax from macOS Sierra

Apple dumped USB modem support for faxing, but still claims it exists.