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How to disable GPS coordinates when texting photos

A reader was disturbed to find a recipient of a messaged image had the coordinates of her home address.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Album artwork, visualizers, and clearing the Up Next queue in iTunes 12.6

Struggling to figure out the recently released iTunes 12.6? Kirk McElhearn is here to help.

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How to fix Safari when popups block usage in iOS and macOS

Apple fixed a bug that allowed scammers to hijack your Safari screen in iOS, but a macOS flaw remains.

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How to back up an iPhone before repair and possible replacement

It’s not just you: the process can be maddening to back up your iPhone (or iPad) and then restore it.

How to use iOS 10.3's new Find My AirPods feature

Follow the beeps to find your missing AirPods.

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5 handy things the Photos app can do with your iPhone snapshots

These tips will help you find best features Photos has to offer—draw shapes, write captions, publish a gallery online, un-delete a trashed photo, and more.

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How to adjust macOS Sierra 10.12.4’s Night Shift settings

Properly set the new Night Shift settings in macOS Sierra 10.12.4 and get a good night’s sleep.

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How to set up two-factor authentication for your Apple ID and iCloud account

Protect your data from the Turkish Crime Family demanding ransom from Apple—or from any hackers and creeps, for that matter. It's really quite easy to set up.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: A look at new features in iTunes 12.6

Apple brings back the much-missed ability to open a playlist in its own window, and the MiniPlayer gets a facelift.

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Is Comcast’s Xfinity swapping your settings? No, but it can seem that way

What seems like overreach may actually be an iCloud quirk.

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How to solve a problem of too many Photos libraries

There’s isn’t a solution within Apple’s Photos app, so it’s PowerPhotos to the rescue.

How to add an external HDD to your Sony PS4

Sony's latest PS4 System Software now supports external hard drive support for the game console, letting you expand the storage from its original 500GB. Network World editor Keith Shaw shows you how to add the storage without needing a screwdriver (before this update, you could expand storage capacity by installing an internal drive).

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How to take best advantage of iCloud Desktop and Documents across Macs

Confused about iCloud Desktop and Documents? Here’s a bit of clarification on how it works.

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How to downsample images to keep a photo library manageable

A couple of workarounds for selectively reducing the resolution of your photo imports.

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How to fix a persistent iCloud approval request on your iPhone

What to do when Apple keeps pestering you with a request for a security approval and there doesn't seem to be a way to grant it or deny it.

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How to fix problematic iPhoto library imports into Photos

What to do when you’re trying to switch from iPhoto to Photos and you can’t get your photos to import properly.

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Back up all your data—and we mean all of it—to your NAS box without installing any software

NAS boxes can use old-school protocols and their own apps to back up your PCs from far and near, as well as sync with cloud services to keep your mobile data safe.