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Ask the iTunes Guy: A look at the major changes in the iOS 10.2 Music app

With the iOS 10.2 update, the Music app got some major changes. Kirk McElhearn will guide you through them.

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How to replace 5 major Yahoo services and delete your Yahoo account

Yahoo users have 1 billion more reasons to switch another major hack. Here's how to replace major Yahoo services with rivals and delete your Yahoo account.

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How to downgrade your Mac to an older version of OS X using an external drive

A reader needs an older version to use Adobe software, but Mac 911 is reluctant to advise it.

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How to add a display to a Mac by using another Mac, iPad, or an HDTV

You’ve got options other than a standard display to use as your Mac's monitor.

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How to back up large files and collections off site

A reader wants to store 500GB somewhere other than on a local hard drive, and wonders about options.

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How to connect the Apple Cinema Display to the new MacBook Pro

Older Apple displays can't pass the necessary signal through a Thunderbolt 2–to–Thunderbolt 3 adapter, but Mini DisplayPort adapters are on the way.

Google Photos tips and tricks

Google Photos has some powerful tools for tweaking and editing images. We show you how to take advantage of them to enhance and display your photos.

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How to swap in a new Time Capsule on your network

A reader wants to replace a Time Capsule and erase the old one securely.

Facebook encrypted messages: Setting up Secret Conversations in Messenger

Even Facebook lets you have a little privacy, letting you send encrypted messages using the Secret Conversation feature in Facebook Messenger. Here’s how it works.

How to Block Ads in Windows 10

Some Windows 10 ads are pretty unobtrusive, but several get right up in your face. Here’s how to disable them with a few simple menu tweaks.

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How to create custom greeting cards in Photos for Mac

Photos for Mac makes it ridiculously fun to create custom greeting cards and yearly newsletters.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Consolidating iTunes libraries and library track limits

Kirk McElhearn uncovers a couple of mysteries about iTunes libraries.

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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.