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How to paste text without including formatting

Sometimes you don't want all the formatting and links that are included when you copy text.

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6 easy ways to customize Safari on iPhone and iPad

Keep oft-visited sites to yourself, hide the Favorites and tabs bars, pick a new font and background for Reader mode, and more.

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How to find all the characters in a font

Unlock the power of the Mac's Keyboard Viewer.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Selecting multiple playlists, iOS Music icons, and more

iTunes got you stumped? Kirk McElhearn is here to help.

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How to use Photoshop to turn a photo into a realistic painting

Create a digital painting, complete with canvas texture.

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How to use dictation on your Mac

Instead of pointing, clicking, and typing, you can use your voice for input on your Mac.

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5 ways to launch Mac apps from the keyboard

Your hands never have to leave the keyboard when you need to open an app.

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How to show the Keyboard Viewer

The Keyboard Viewer reveals what you can type on the currently selected keyboard layout.

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What to do when keyboard commands don’t work at startup on your Mac

Holding down certain keys when your Mac boots can allow access to certain features. But sometimes your keyboard prevents these keyboard commands from working.

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What to do when your Mac's Wi-Fi hardware is having problems

Readers propose the mystery of the missing wireless connection.

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How to invert the text in a PDF in iOS

A colleague wants high-contrast text while viewing a PDF.

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How to turn off iCloud Photo Library when you don't have enough local storage

A reader wants to disable syncing to iCloud, but can't download the full-resolution images and videos. Here's how to fix it.

Weekend Project: Build an ADS-B receiver for less than $120

Find out information about what planes are flying around you with this homemade device

Install Windows 10 with privacy settings

The Express settings option will make your installation go faster, but you might inadvertently agree to conditions you wouldn't choose for yourself.

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End the clutter: How to organize your Mac menu bar

The Mac’s menu bar is a handy place for quick access to apps and system preferences. But it can easily be a crowded space.

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How to use Instagram Stories, and why you'd even want to

Instagram's feature is easy to use, but lacks the selfie lenses and geofilters that make Snapchat so fun.

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How to switch between multiple accounts on Instagram

Instagram makes it easy to run up to five public, private, and business accounts at once.