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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.

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How to 'play' GarageBand

One of GarageBand's finest features is its ability to act as a great mimic of real instruments. With a Mac and musical keyboard you've got an orchestra at your fingertips.

Delete Mac partitions without losing data

You've created two partitions on a drive and now think better of it. What's the best way to turn two to one?

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Tame your Twitter feed

Overwhelmed by your Twitter feed? Before you unfollow everyone, try organizing your feed with lists.

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How to block the Web's worst clutter

If you find your webpages inundated with unwanted elements, there are ways to shut them off—along with some of the content you may want to see.

A tale of two microphones

You want to record a duet or podcast with GarageBand and have two USB microphones on hand. How's it done? Chris Breen reveals all.

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Bugs & Fixes: Stop Adobe Reader from blocking PDFs in Safari

If Adobe Reader is preventing you from opening PDF files in Safari you'll want to check out the latest from Bugs & Fixes fixer, Ted Landau.

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How to use Wi-Fi for an expert photo workflow

The best of hardware and software combinations provide an integrated environment for more efficient field work.

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Get your groove on with GarageBand loops

Maestro Breen returns with another Mac 101 lesson. This time: Creating musical grooves by layering together GarageBand loops.

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How Mac experts deal with their contacts

We asked five experts to talk about how they handle their contacts. Here’s a look at the many ways they get the job done.