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What exactly is "Other" hard drive storage?

About This Mac tells you that your hard drive is packed with "other" files. Chris Breen explains exactly what they're made of.

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Automate your Mac: three hacks for managing apps

How three smart Mac users make the process of opening, hiding, and closing their apps a whole lot easier.

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Automate your Mac: The smart way to handle repetitive Mac chores

Managing files, dealing with email, working with iTunes, and more: All can be made a lot easier with automation tools like Hazel, Keyboard Maestro, and TextExpander (plus old standbys like AppleScript, Automator).

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Automate your Mac: 10 ways to make managing email easier

Dealing with your inbox is one of those numbingly repetitive chores that cries out for automation. Here are 10 smart tricks that'll save you time managing your mail.

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How to prevent your naughty pictures from appearing on the Internet

A reader has found images she thought safely locked up in her iCloud account slathered all over the Web. Here are the steps she should have taken to avoid this mess.

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Automate your Mac: three smart hacks for managing files

If you're tired of manually managing files and folders yourself, why not teach your Mac to do it for you? Here's how three smart Mac users have automated their file-management chores.

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If Outlook throws up its virtual hands when you search for a name or word, corruption may be to blame. Chris Breen offers advice for overcoming it.

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The Apple customer-support site that's built just for you

Apple's Support Profile page lists all the Apple devices you've bought and gives you quick access to all sorts of support services for them. Here's how to take advantage.

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Four tips to soup up Safari on iOS

We all spend a lot of time in Safari on our iOS devices. Dan Moren's got four tips to help you get more out of your mobile browsing experience.

Four tips to soup up Safari on iOS

We all spend a lot of time in Safari on our iOS devices. Dan Moren's got four tips to help you get more out of your mobile browsing experience.

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How to free up space on a packed hard drive

Solid state drives bring speed, but lower capacity and this can result in chockfull hard drives. Chris Breen offers some slimming tips.

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How to view desktop versions of websites on an iPhone

Don't care for the mobile version of a site appearing on your iPhone? There are ways around it, says Chris Breen.

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How to use a game controller with your Mac

Have a spare DualShock 4 controller? Why not use it to play games on your Mac? Chris Breen explains how.

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Advice from an Apple Tech: The Great Upgrade Freakout (and how to deal with it)

Client freaking out because you're going to upgrade their computer and disrupt the way things are done? Here's how to talk your client off the ledge.