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How to simplify your files

Finding your Mac awash in files you may or may not need? Here's some advice for reducing disk clutter to make searching faster, backups easier, and your mind more peaceful.

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Simplify your app selection

Is your hard drive cluttered with multiple apps that do the same thing? Streamline your day by choosing fewer, better tools, learning them well, and deleting the rest.

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GarageBand for guitar players

In this week's music lesson, bandleader Breen shows you how to make the most of your guitar or bass with GarageBand 10.

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Clean up your Apple TV's homescreen

The Apple TV has oh-so-many icons on its screen these days. Dan Moren shows you how to rearrange them and hide the ones you don't want to see.

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Simplify your email

Overwhelmed by an overflowing Inbox? Take these steps to simplify your email today.

Organize your Apple TV's home screen

Don't be overwhelmed by all those icons the next time you fire up your Apple TV. We've got some quick tips to re-order everything to your liking.

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How to print captions with your iPhoto images

Care to import, caption, and print your pictures with those same captions? iPhoto provides a way to do just that.

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Tweak your iOS audio with EQ settings

Equalization—aka EQ—can improve the sounds coming out of your iOS device without requiring you to buy expensive new headphones. Here's how it works and why you should be using it.

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Google may be the last calculator you'll ever need

How many kilograms are in a pound? How many inches in a light year? What's the square root of 268? Google has the answer—here's how to get it.

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Scheduling recurring events on iOS

Surprisingly, there's no way in iOS's Calendar to schedule events that recur on a specific day of the month, like the first Thursday. Here are a couple ways to work around that missing feature.

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Use your smartphone to check your remote control batteries

Are the batteries in that remote really dead? Your smartphone can help you find out.

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Move podcasts and playlists from one Mac to another

The iTunes Guy examines two related questions about moving podcasts and music from one Mac to another while retaining metadata. He also looks at a question about smart playlists built around specific words, and explains an easy way to create a text file with a list of all your playlists.

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How to get Justin Bieber out of your Twitter timeline

MAKE IT STOP MAKE THE BIEBER TWEETS STOP!!

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Delete Mac partitions without losing data

You have two partitions that you'd like to be one. In this week's video Chris Breen shows you how it's done.