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How to delete items instantly or selectively from Trash

You can get rid of Finder items without an intermediate step.

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How does Photos manage media on an iOS device?

A reader wonders the impact of the download icon in Photos on local storage in iOS.

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How to share Live Photos with non-iPhone users on Instagram and via text

Love taking Live Photos with the iPhone 6s? These 3 apps can share Live Photos even outside the iOS ecosystem.


Force Block protects you against Star Wars spoilers

The Force Awakens is here and the Internet is now a minefield of spoilers. This Chrome extension helps keep you spoiler-free until you're ready to see the movie yourself.

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A primer in Profile Manager: Set up Open Directory

The last major step before turning on Profile Manager is turning on Server's Open Directory service so that you can centrally manage network user accounts.

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How to fix typing two capitals in a row at a word’s start

A reader would like to have Word’s auto-correct feature work elsewhere when mistyping two uppercase letters in a row.

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How to share slideshows created in Photos for Mac

Created a gorgeous slideshow in Photos? Here's how you can share it with your friends and family.

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Does your photo have the wrong timestamp? Here's how to fix it

Photos with the wrong timestamp can be an organizational nightmare.

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How to remove app purchases from iTunes

A reader wants to purge purchases she doesn't recognize.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: iTunes artwork, iOS Music backgrounds, larger fonts in iTunes Store

You have questions about iTunes. Kirk McElhearn has the answers.

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What to do when Firefox won't quit, and does Apple read crash feedback?

A reader wonders if it's worth informing Apple about application crashes after Firefox repeatedly fails him.

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5 hacks for getting more out of Gmail

Easily unsubscribe to bulk emails, manage an inactive account and more with these tips.

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A primer in Profile Manager: Manage your server remotely

How to use remote management with OS X Server.

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Why can't file names be longer than 30 characters?

A reader is told his long filenames are unacceptable, despite OS X's support for them.

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What to do when OS X says Wi-Fi hardware isn't installed

You know you've got Wi-Fi in your Mac, so why is OS X claiming it's not there? A reset is required.