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6 ways to transfer files from your Mac to your iOS device

Use one of these methods to transfer a file from your Mac to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

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9 ways to share files between Macs

Need to transfer files from one Mac to another? There are many way to do it.

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How to sort Launchpad apps

A reader thinks he's overlooked a feature. In fact, the feature is missing!

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How to use iOS 9.3's best new features, day or night

iOS 9.3 is more featured-packed than previous dot-releases. Here's how to make the most of it.

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How to switch iOS backup methods

A reader wants to backup and restore an iPad away from his usual iTunes setup.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Rating songs, music in the cloud, and more

You have questions about iTunes. Kirk McElhearn has answers.

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How to active or restore missing press-and-hold diacritical marks in OS X

A reader has a grave complaint about an acute problem adding accents.

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When Gmail messages in OS X’s Mail show the wrong sender

A reader has a mismatch between the body of a message and the ostensible sender.

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How to adjust left/right audio balance in iOS

A reader would like to compensate for hearing loss by rebalancing sound on his iOS device.

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How to set up a redundant backup system

Time Machine, cloning, or the tiger?

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How to use the Finder window toolbar to save time

Tweaking the Finder toolbar can help you become more productive.

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Why your base station and OS X might report different Wi-Fi rates

A reader was concerned about network configuration due to different numbers and settings appearing depending on where he looked.

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Understanding photography-related file formats

The lowdown on file formats used by cameras.

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How to filter email

Get control of your messages in OS X's Mail, iCloud, and Gmail.

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Scrub a dub dub, where's the Podcast app's playback control hub?

It's not gone, it's just hidden.