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How to avoid a surprising bill due to Wi-Fi Assist

Apple's iOS 9 extra for ensuring consistent Internet access comes switched on. We recommend turning it off in most cases.

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What to do when your iPhone battery is draining faster than usual

Your iOS device—especially an iPhone—can sometimes seem to drain its battery rapidly. How do you find the answer?

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How to delete apps on your Mac

New to the Mac? Removing an app from your computer is easier than you think.

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How to edit PDFs when switching from Windows

A reader switching to OS X wants advice on working with PDFs.

How to block numbers from texting or calling you in iOS

If you're running iOS 7 or later, you can stop those telemarketers and chronic wrong-number dialers with this quick and easy trick.

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How to create a custom calendar in Photos for Mac

A calendar is a great way to enjoy your favorite photos. And it also makes for a great gift.

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How to collaborate on documents using iWork and iCloud.com

You can use Pages, Numbers, and Keynote to create documents with your friends, family, or co-workers, Here's how to get started.

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How to find your iPhone’s SIM, phone, and serial numbers

Here's where you can locate some important information about your iPhone.

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How to deal with two identical Gmail mailboxes

Are they seeing double? A reader has two identical mailboxes from Gmail.

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How to take a screenshot on your iPhone or iPad

It's easy to do—we'll show you how.

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Why is iCloud storage occupying space on my hard drive?

A reader is confused as to why they're seeing cloud storage subtracting from local drive space.

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How to change your Mac's default Web browser and email app

Sick of Safari and Mail? Changing your default browser and email client on OS X is easy.

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Turn a Mac mini into a media server with Plex

If you have a large media collection, you may want to use a Mac as a dedicated device to run Plex. And the Mac mini is a perfect device for Plex.

Ask the iTunes Guy: How to set up a new iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Did Santa Claus leave an iPhone under the Christmas tree? It’s simple to set it up. Here's how.

Use Timed Access Control to restrict when devices can connect to your Apple base station Wi-Fi

Your AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule can block certain devices at certain times of day, based on the device's MAC address. Here's how to set it up.