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How to monitor, measure, and manage your broadband consumption

Dealing with a data cap? Tired of getting dinged for busting through it? Learn how to identify the hogs on your network and how to make sure your ISP is delivering everything you’re paying for.

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Why your Mac isn't working as fast as it says it is—and how you can fix it

Does an unwatched Mac slow down? Possibly! But there's something you can do about it.

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How to stop autoplay videos in Safari for macOS High Sierra

In macOS High Sierra, you can easily disable autoplay video and surf the web in relative peace. Here's how it's done.

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How to Back Up and Transfer your Stuff to a New Android Phone

Getting your data from an old Android phone to a new one isn't hard, but you'll want to follow these steps.

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How to create a bootable macOS High Sierra installer drive

Put the macOS High Sierra on an external USB thumb drive or hard drive and use it to install the operating system on a Mac.

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How to zoom using the Magic Trackpad in Safari

If you use a Magic Trackpad, you could accidentally activate zoom. Here's how.

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Why a Thunderbolt Display can’t power a new Thunderbolt 3 MacBook or MacBook Pro

A reader is frustrated at Apple's lack of futureproofing.

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How to create a bootable macOS Sierra installer drive

Instructions for making an external drive that you can use to install macOS Sierra.

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How to use Feedback Assistant to report bugs in the betas of macOS High Sierra and iOS 11

Using the public betas? Do your duty and report bugs to Apple.

The iTunes Guy

Ask the iTunes Guy: Movie metadata, authentication requests, and more

Answers to your questions about iTunes.

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How to Connect Your iPhone to Your HDTV

Want to view iPhone content on your big screen? Try these options.

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How to fix the spinner after login in macOS

It had to happen. Your columnist’s Mac hits a figurative brick wall, but he figures out how to remove the mortar and get moving again.

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Become an expert at Safari for iOS with these 8 tips and tricks

Hide your frequently visited sites, remotely close Safari tabs on other devices, turn web pages into PDFs, and more.

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How to unlock your iPhone on Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Virgin Mobile

If you want to switch to a new carrier, you'll need to make sure your iPhone is unlocked first. Here's how to do it on Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and Virgin Mobile.

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How to upload multiple Photos libraries to a single iCloud Photo Library

Take extra care if you want to upload many photo libraries to one iCloud Photo Library. You could end up with duplicate photos.

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Hackintosh: Should you build one?

Consider the pros and cons before you embark on the journey of building your own Mac.