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How to adjust your Mac display’s resolution settings

The lowdown on how resolution settings work on the Mac.

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How to create an animated GIF in Photoshop

Learn to use Photoshop to make an animated GIF that cycles through several images to create a slideshow that plays automatically on the web.

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How does Photos resize images on export or drag?

Photos for OS X has changed its export behavior since its initial release. You almost need a flowchart to figure it out.

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How can you exit a group Messages chat?

What happens when you're roped into a group chat that you want to exit? You've got a couple of options.

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4 ways to take charge of iOS's Background App Refresh feature

Too many apps refreshing themselves in the background can put a dent in your iPhone or iPad battery life. Keep an eye on which apps are doing the refreshing, and when.

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A primer in Profile Manager: Enrolling and managing devices

Set up and manage devices using OS X Server's Profile Manager service.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: iCloud Music Library, unwanted downloads, Apple Music subscriptions, and more

Kirk McElhearn answers your questions about Apple media app.

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How to troubleshoot an ethernet drop

A former Macworld editor found himself baffled at an ethernet problem in a new house.

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Digitizing a life: Tips for tackling a giant scanning project

Got a box full of photos that you want to digitize? Follow these scanning tips to get the best results.

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A primer in Profile Manager: Add users, enable device management

Set up and manage devices using OS X Server’s Profile Manager service.

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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.