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Save your bandwidth by using a caching server

If you have a multi-Mac setup, a caching server can help save time and money by taking a load off your Internet connection.

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10 tips for using Notification Center on the Mac

Make Notifications Center do what you want it to do with our tips and tricks.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Prep your songs for other devices

Summer's almost here and many readers have questions about taking music from iTunes and playing it in other devices. Kirk McElhearn has the answers.

This Chrome extension helps color-blind users see the web

If you need help discerning colors online this new Chrome extension from Google could help.

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How to use Apple Pay on the Apple Watch

Once you set it up using your iPhone, your Apple Watch can make contactless payments all on its own.

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How to use Spotlight in Yosemite to search for files, apps, web info, and more

Apple added new features to Spotlight when the company released Yosemite. Here's how you use those features to your advantage.

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Mac 911: The Bluetooth truth and more Wi-Fi troubleshooting

Bluetooth has become a requirement in Apple's networked devices, even when it doesn't seem to be in use.

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8 'side doors' for importing images into Photos for OS X and iOS

You don't even need to open the Photos app on your Mac to add new photos to your library.

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Everything you can do with Force Touch on Apple Watch

Apple's new gesture for Apple Watch gives apps more options with less screen real estate.

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The power of Pomodoro (or, how to slice your time to stay on task)

The Pomodoro Technique can help you focus on the task at hand. And there are plenty of Pomodoro timers to choose from.

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Don't fear the water: Clean gunk out of Apple Watch under the faucet

Apple Watch can handle a little running water if your Digital Crown stops turning.

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More Photos Q&A: Finding your photos on a map, and dealing with metadata

Photos for Mac continues to perplex and annoy many users between learning new features, bugs, and discovering missing ones. We handle more questions this week.

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10 killer tips to get your Apple Watch set up just right

The Apple Watch will be more useful when it delivers the right notifications in a font size you can read, with haptic feedback that doesn't make you jump out of your chair.