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How to use iCloud Photo Library selectively

A reader wants to reduce her iCloud Photo Library size as she's run out of her purchased storage. There's a workaround.

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How to fix missing media items in the sidebar

A reader lacks Photos, iTunes, and Movies items in the Open dialog.

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How to collaborate on Notes in iOS 10

Note-taking apps like Evernote already allow you to collaborate, and iOS 10's Notes app is jumping on board.

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How to run apps that are not from the App Store in macOS Sierra

Apple made a major change to the Security & Privacy settings that affects new software you want to run.

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4 ways to be a considerate late-night iPhone or iPad user

Keep your iPhone or iPad dark and quiet by switching to dark mode in Safari, inversing screen colors, tweaking your Do Not Disturb settings, and more.

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How to cope with a terrifying iOS Photos deletion warning

If you have iTunes syncing enable and switch to iCloud Photo Library, Apple warns you it's deleting your media.

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How to create NetBoot and NetInstall images

The latest in our series on using the NetInstall service.

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How to consolidate calendar events among multiple people

A reader wants to avoid duplicates after sharing calendars with colleagues.

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How to fix a long pause with a black startup screen in OS X

A reader has a 45-second pause when he restarts his Mac. During that meditative period, he wonders: why?

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5 handy mobile Dropbox features you need to try

Scan receipts directly from Dropbox, create and edit Office files, trade comments with collaborators, and more.Dropbox app with a passcode.

Visualizing data with Power BI

We try out Microsoft's Power BI by showing how you can graph airline departure and arrival delays using this visualization tool.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Shuffle secrets, iTunes’ color schemes, and more

Confused by iTunes? Kirk McElhearn is here to help.

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How to use the Tabs feature in macOS Sierra

Tabs will help clean up your windows and make it easier to find what you need.

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How to use Picture in Picture in macOS Sierra

Watch video while you're working on your Mac.

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How to use Feedback Assistant to report bugs in the betas of macOS Sierra and iOS 10

Using the public betas? Do your duty and report bugs to Apple.

How to remove your Windows 10 password

Windows 10 wants you to enter your password all the time. You can remove your password, or reduce how often you have to enter one, but there are security risks to doing so.

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What’s hidden in plain sight? Hidden media in Photos for OS X

A case of the Purloined Letter—only with pictures—when a reader wonders about a syncing problem.