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What to do if your Mac refuses to accept your password

Topher Kessler offers tips for dealing with a Mac that won't accept a password.

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How to easily switch between startup volumes

If you routinely switch startup volumes you may find trips to System Preferences tedious. Chris Breen offers an AppleScript to simplify the task.

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Exploring the many miracles of Image Capture

If you haven't opened Image Capture, now's the time. Chris Breen presents six cool uses for this under-appreciated utility.

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How to bulk delete images from your iPhone

Deleting hundred of images on your iPhone by tapping individual pictures is tedious. Chris Breen offers a couple of techniques for doing the job quickly.

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The many superpowers of Apple's Preview app, part 2

Lesa Snider drops the other shoe and reveals even more of Preview's powers.

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Top tips for working with the Mac's menu bar

The Mac's menu bar isn't as static as you might believe. With the help of the Mac's modifier keys you can make your menus more functional.

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Four text skills every Mac user should have in 2015

Make it your goal to employ Joe Kissell's text techniques in the coming year.

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How to create mail merge documents with Pages and Numbers

Thanks to a handy AppleScript app you can create mail merge documents with the latest versions of Pages and Numbers.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Of missing genres and artist sorting

Kirk McElhearn starts the new year by answering your iTunes-related questions.

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The many superpowers of Apple's Preview app: Part 1

Preview has some surprisingly robust abilities for working with photos.

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How to help your family stay more secure online

New Year's is the perfect time to review your Internet security measures, and help your family do the same.

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Video chatting with family: How to use FaceTime, Skype, or Google Hangouts to keep in touch

You can't always be with the ones you love, particularly over the holidays. Thankfully, free video chat services get us closer than a quick phone call.

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How to stay connected in unconnected places

Traveling for the holidays? There have never been more options for acquiring high-speed Internet access, whether you're staying at your old family home or a hotel.

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How to create artistic prints in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements

A little finessing can turn your photos into works of art, with edges that look painted or a slick digital matte.

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How to better manage passwords with Keychain Access

OS X's Keychain Access provides the avenue for managing and retrieving your passwords. Topher Kessler dives deeper into its password powers.