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The secrets of OS X's text tools

Hidden away in a contextual menu are a bunch of handy text-manipulation tools that far too many Mac users overlook.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Obtaining old apps, excluding comedy, and making more navigable playlists

Kirk McElhearn, the iTunes Guy, returns to answer your most puzzling iTunes questions.

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Working with Do Not Disturb in OS X Mavericks

Do Not Disturb got some significant upgrades in OS X Mavericks; here's how to get the most out of the feature.

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Advice from an Apple Tech: How to get old Mac OS X install discs

Need to do a installation of an older Mac operating system, but you can't find the discs? You can find them if you do a little bit of searching.

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Using a flash drive with an iPad

It's not impossible to use a flash drive with an iPad, but what you can do with some of them is limited to images and videos. Chris Breen explains.

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How to create beautiful B&W images with Adobe Photoshop Elements 12

Convert your so-so color images into stunning black and white photos with this tutorial from Macworld contributor Theano Nikitas.

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How to selectively block Internet access

Your kid spends all his time mucking about with his iPod touch when he should be doing his homework. Here's a way to remove one distraction.

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iPad or laptop: Which is right for you?

The "Should I get an iPad or laptop" debate rages on. Chris Breen weighs in with the options.

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How to stream iOS audio to multiple AirPlay destinations

Unlike the Mac, iOS devices can natively stream audio to just a single AirPlay destination. However, with some third-party help, you can work around this limitation.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Cleaning LPs and album artwork wanted (and not so)

Kirk McElhearn returns in the guise of iTunes Guy to solve issues of unclean albums, desired album artwork that's gone missing, and album artwork you'd rather not see.

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Macworld Video: Organize your iPhone photos with Image Capture

Want to quickly download or remove random screenshots and pictures from your iPhone's camera roll? It's easy to use Image Capture on the Mac to do so.

Automator workflow: Collect Calendar events in an Excel spreadsheet

With a new year comes a looming tax date and the need to create records of where and how you spent and made money. Automator can help compile records of your whereabouts.

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How to play .avi movies in Mavericks

With Mavericks Apple changed QuickTime so that it no longer supports some third-party video plugins. However, as Chris Breen explains, there are still ways to play your old QuickTime-unfriendly movies.

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How Mac experts manage their calendars

Managing your schedule so events and appointments are synced between multiple devices (and, for some people, visible to multiple users) is anything but simple. Here's how three power-users get it done.

How to revisit old website data

Have a need to visit a previous version of a webpage? Chris Breen shows you two techniques for doing exactly that.