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When 'Save As' says you don't have permission

When using Save As, a reader keeps getting a message that they lack permission to save files. Mac 911 has the answer, though it's a slightly irritating one.

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How to close apps on your iPhone or iPad

Sometimes, stuff goes wrong. Here's how to shut down a misbehaving app.

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How to breathe life into an old Mac

Your old Mac might be a bit creaky but there’s plenty you can do to restore its youthful vigour—and much of it doesn’t cost a dime.

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How to track down a lost iPhone

We’ll step you through setting up and using Find My iPhone, and what to do if your phone ever does go missing. Prepare for this tech nightmare now before it happens to you.

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How to remove objects in your photos with Photoshop’s content-aware tools

It doesn't take expert Photoshop skills to make unwanted objects vanish from your photos.

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The mystery of the unsharable Google Apps calendar

Figuring out an issue with a corporate Google account and calendar sharing.

How to print a single page of a document in iOS

A reader wants to print a single page from a document loaded in iOS, not the whole thing. Is there a way?

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How to hide purchased books from iBooks

iBooks likes to keep books listed, even after you've deleted them. A reader wonders if that can be changed.

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How to check your Mac's free hard drive space

Wondering if your Mac has enough storage space for that massive download? Wonder no more.

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How to find Photos' image files in the Finder

Where does Photos for OS X stash pictures?

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How to listen to audiobooks on iOS

You've got several options for listening to audiobooks on your iOS device.

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Goodbye to the ghosts of emails past

Get rid of those unwanted email address that show up when composing a new email in Apple's Mail.

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How to start fresh with a new user account

Remove the cruft of years with a clean install of OS X.

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The college student's guide to getting started with iTunes U

iTunes U is more than just lectures, even letting college students to turn in homework without leaving the dorms. Here's how to get started with iTunes U 3.0 on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.