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A primer in Profile Manager: OS X and iOS payloads for devices

How to set up and manage devices using Server’s Profile Manager service

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Two issues with iCloud Photo Sharing

A reader wonders where comments go when they remove items from shared albums. Plus downloading shared items.

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When iTunes accounts intermingle: How to separate the data

A reader wants to help her loss-prone boss keep his data backed up for restoring to his string of new phones.

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How to eject a disk properly on OS X

New to the Mac? Don't just yank that flash drive out! Here's how to eject a disk the right way.

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How to disable mouse and keyboard low-battery warnings (you can’t)

The eternal verities: death, taxes, and OS X's low-battery warning for Bluetooth mouses and keyboards.

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Essential tips for creating your own ebooks

Creating and publishing your own ebook is easier than ever before.

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How to show your iPhone's battery percentage in the status bar

Is the battery icon in the status bar not enough for you? Get a better idea of how much power you have left.

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How to get a Mac laptop's headphone jack to work reliably

A reader writes in with a common problem with MacBooks of all vintages related to audio output.

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When AirPort base stations don't appear over Ethernet

A reader can't configure his network with an Ethernet-only connection.

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How to navigate among tabs in Safari for El Capitan

A reader wants to let her fingers do the walking among Safari's tabs.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Understanding iCloud storage, issues with songs ratings

Got questions about iTunes? Our iTunes Guy, Kirk McElhearn, has answers.

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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.