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How to move from CrashPlan for Home to another backup solution

The company behind the local and hosted backup software is sunsetting its product October 2018, and if you use it, you have decisions to make.

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How to block all calls on your iPhone except those from your contacts

Spam and scam calls have proliferated. Can you limit calls to those you know?

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How to set network connection priority on a Mac

With different networking options available, you may find yourself in a situation where you want your Mac to select one type of connection over another.

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Wi-Fi Assist and Wi-Fi Calling: What’s the difference?

Can you use Wi-Fi to help with spotty cellular service? You can, but the setting you adjust in iOS needs to be clarified.

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Mac always booting into Safe Mode? Here are ways to troubleshoot it

A reader finds he boots into Safe Mode every time he restarts his Mac.

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The case of the iMac screen that mysteriously blacks out

A reader has a peculiar problem with an iMac that’s probably electrical in nature.

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When fonts won’t display properly in Safari and Mail, here’s what to do

When your Mail, Safari, or other apps display a question mark in a box, you can reset fonts.

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How to split a raw+JPEG photo file into its separate parts

You can use Apple Photos to separate a raw file form its JPEG.

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How to adjust the spell-check language in macOS

A reader has spelling corrections appearing as if he’s typing in French.

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How to use the Nintendo Switch Online app for Switch voice chat

You'll need the iOS app to chat in Splatoon 2 and future Switch games. Confused? Let us explain…

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Tempted to muck about in media library folders for Apple apps like Photos? Don't do it

Mac spps like Photos store files and data in libraries. Mess with them, and the app may not work.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: The last one

The final installment in our series covering your iTunes questions.

When you can’t type a certain character on your Mac, here’s how to troubleshoot it

It must be frustrating to find that a key on your keyboard sometimes doesn't work.

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How to better control the size of video exports on your Mac

Modern versions of QuickTime and iMovie don't provide much control over how big you want your video file size to be. You need to use a free third-party app.

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Google Backup and Sync review: Works best for those already tied into Google's ecosystem

You probably shouldn’t use t Google Backup and Sync as your primary backup, but it might fit some people’s purposes.