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Ask the iTunes Guy: Naming live sets, syncing old-style iPods with iTunes Match

iTunes Guy Kirk McElhearn returns to discuss three issues: Naming live performances that span sets and dates, adding iTunes Match content to an old iPod, and the purpose of two iTunes columns.

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How to design your own great-looking business cards

DIY cards can still look professional, especially if you follow Lesa Snider's tips on everything from artwork to typography.

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How to easily print mail merged Pages documents

Chris Breen has shown you how to create mail merge documents in Pages and Numbers. He now goes on to explain how to print them in one go.

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Tips for locating (and deleting) iPhoto images

Chris Breen shows you how to more easily find specific iPhoto images and delete the ones you don't want.

What's the best media for long-term storage?

Hard drive? Blu-ray? Online servers? Chris Breen looks at the options.

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How to cull your iPhoto library of duplicates and bad photos

Many of us have huge iPhoto libraries packed with duplicates and poor images. Follow these steps to weed the keepers from the clunkers.

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How to verify a Time Machine backup

You've gone to all the trouble to create a Time Machine backup. Maybe you should make sure it works.

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How to share files between OS X user accounts

If you have more than one account on your Mac you may occasionally need to share files between them. Here's how.

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How to fix pet pupils in Photoshop, Elements, and Pixelmator

Doggies and kitties get red-eye too. (And green, and blue, and even white.)

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Unlocking Disk Utility’s hidden secrets

Disk Utility has a lot of talents, some less well known than others. Topher Kessler explores some of its more esoteric (though useful) features.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Joining tracks, iOS and Apple Lossless

Kirk McElhearn returns as The iTunes Guy to address questions of joined tracks, high-resolution Apple Lossless files and iOS devices, and the workings of lyrics in iTunes.

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Tips for maintaining your media for eternity and beyond

Wouldn't it be great to pass down the movie you made of your child's first birthday to her great-great-grandchildren? These tips may make that possible.

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Making more of Migration Assistant

Perhaps it's been ages since you've used Migration Assistant to move data from one Mac to another. Or maybe it's new to you. Either way, Chris Breen offers helpful tips for its use.