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How to uninstall MacKeeper from your Mac

Some people regret installing MacKeeper but can't figure out how to remove it. We're here for you.

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How to restore your Mac to an older version of OS X

A reader wants to restore Yosemite, but can't access it during in OS X Recovery.

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A primer in Profile Manager: The Server app

An introductory look at OS X Server and how it works.

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How to add accents and other marks to characters in Pages

A reader needs to accentuate the positif! He wonders how to access diacritical marks and the like within Apple's Pages.

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How to check your photo’s colors before ordering print projects online

Color space matters when ordering prints or other print projects online. Here's how to make sure your projects look their best.

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Can you print via an Apple guest network?

A reader wants to use his guest network to print. However, that's one of the things it can't do.

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4 smarter ways to search on your iPhone or iPad

If you're hunting for a specific mail message or looking for a name in a lengthy web page, skip Spotlight and try a specialized iOS search tool instead.

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Considering a hardware RAID? Here’s what you need to know

A hardware RAID can be pricey but it helps prevent data loss and improve performance.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Artist artwork, song scrubbing, and re-ripping CDs

You have questions about iTunes. Kirk McElhearn has answers.


A primer in Profile Manager: The setup

In part two of this Working Mac mini-series, it's time to set up your Mac server for the server software.

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What to do when mobile Time Machine backups linger and fill storage space

An attempt by Time Machine to keep backups up to date away from network resources can fill your drive, too.

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How to replace El Capitan's missing Secure Empty Trash

A missing menu item (and another Disk Utility option) makes people wonder what's happening to their trash, anyway.

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How to use grid-style password entry on the new Apple TV

Don't mess with the Apple TV's hair-pulling line entry screen. Grab an older Apple Remote and use the old grid-style password entry screen.

How to buy a productivity tablet

Whether you're opting for an iPad or a Surface, here are five things to consider before you buy a tablet.

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Five easy ways to get your iPhone photos onto your Mac

When it comes to importing photos you took on your iPhone, you have plenty of options.

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A primer in Profile Manager

Built into OS X Server, Profile Manager is used to manage the devices in your business or organization.