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Photo thumbnails on your Mac turned to black? Here's a fix

A reader finds her photo thumbnails are black rectangles instead of little images. How can this be fixed?

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How and when to capture 4K video on the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus

Confused about 4K video on the iPhone? You've come to the right place.

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How to modify System Integrity Protection in El Capitan

Some software you may know and lean on won't work in El Capitan due to a new security feature that locks down system files and directories. Here's how to modify that.

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How to install OS X El Capitan

Your guide to installing Apple new operating system for Macs.

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How to make a bootable OS X 10.11 El Capitan installer drive

Having a bootable hard drive or USB flash drive is a handy troubleshooting tool.

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Hands-on with Spaces, Mission Control, and Split View in El Capitan

Learn how to use these features in El Capitan to make your desktop more manageable.

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Get your Mac ready for OS X 10.11 El Capitan

Preparation is everything, and these tips will help make for a smooth upgrade to El Capitan.

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How to turn off (or turn on) landscape mode on the iPhone 6 Plus and 6s Plus home screen

With a big display comes a home screen that can switch modes.

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How to merge large iPhoto and Photos libraries

How can you take two photo libraries, one created for iPhoto and one for Photos, with duplicates removed and merge them?

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How to turn off iOS 9's Wi-Fi assist to save your data plan

This new setting is meant to help your connectivity, but it could cost you money.

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How to enable Safari ad-blockers in iOS 9

Now you can browse Safari without an annoying ad taking up the entire screen. We'll show you how to enable ad-blockers in iOS 9.

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How to stop Apple Music from automatically renewing your membership

You've given Apple Music a try, but it's not for you. Here's how to prevent Apple from charging your account now that the three-month trial is just about over.

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Got an iPhone 6s or 6s Plus? Do these 10 things first

Your new iPhone is is finally here. Here are some essential steps to take first so you can get the most out of your new device.

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How to adjust 3D Touch pressure sensitivity on the iPhone 6s

You can adjust how hard or how light you need to press on the iPhone's screen to use this feature.

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How to get transit directions using Maps in iOS 9

iOS 9 finally brings public transit directions to Apple Maps. Watch how you can get from point A to point B using trains, buses, and subways.