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When iWork doesn't: Troubleshooting mail merge, copying data, sharing, and printing

We're back to work on iWork apps, old and new, to answer your questions about merging and selectively copying and printing in Pages, Numbers, and Keynote.

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How to create a simple collage in Photoshop, Elements, and Pixelmator

By combining a few photos and giving them a lovely soft oval vignette, you'll wind up with a totally new work of art.

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How to format a startup drive for a Mac

If you want to format a drive that will be used as your Mac’s startup disk, the procedure is a little different from formatting it for use as a secondary drive for storing data.

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This way to the party: How to make a map to include on invitations

Guide your guests with a customized, annotated map you can easily email or drop into an event invitation.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Managing audiobooks, upgrading old iTunes files

How to replace artwork on Audible audiobooks, organizing audiobooks, how to replaces your old 128 kbps iTunes files, and more.

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Find almost anything on your iOS device with Spotlight

Stop swiping all over your iPhone and iPad. Spotlight can help you do what you want to do on your device.

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Change your DNS to avoid or bypass broadband 'outages' like Comcast's

A recent massive Comcast 'outage' was caused by the failure of a piece of Internet infrastructure that's absolutely necessary, but you can change out on your own.

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Take control of your Apple Watch notifications

Overwhelmed by notifications? Here's how to control which notifications you receive on your Apple Watch and how to work with them.

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Ghostly problems: Troubleshooting Photos smart albums, hard drive partitions, and Mail Drop

We try to answer all questions here, but sometimes we only get 95 percent of the way to the answer. Sometimes the answer is just "ghosts in the machine."

How to share a printer using an AirPort Extreme or AirPort Time Capsule

It only takes a few minutes to make your printer available on your network.

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How to make Apple Watch battery last longer

Running out of juice during the day? Here are some ways to manage and increase battery life.

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How to set up family sharing in Photos

Create a photo library that everyone in your family can access.

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Essential apps and gear for taking your iPhone camping

Even if you're venturing outdoors to disconnect from your digital life, your iPhone can be a handy sidekick, or even a lifesaver.