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Ask the iTunes Guy: Manage your iTunes music library

Ways to handle linear notes in iTunes. Plus: album artwork in WAV files, song title capitalization, playlist management, and shopping the iTunes Store on an old Mac.

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7 reasons to love QuickTime Player

Apple's free, light video player has some capabilities Photos and iPhoto lack: recording videos, making simple edits, even recording your iPhone or iPad's screen.

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The ins and outs of an OS X Permissions fix

The term "permissions fix" gets thrown around as a solution to all sorts of problems, like when your Mac slows down or experiences random crashes. Here's a guide to permissions, and various ways to run permissions fixes.

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More help for Photos: Metadata, the Places map, and syncing without iCloud

The introduction of Photos OS X brought a flurry of problems and questions, some more of which we answer this week.

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How to download your entire Google search history

Want a copy of your personal Google search history for your very own? Now you can export and download it, though it's in a funky file format.

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The EPUB Proof is in the iBooks pudding (hint: it's in the Advanced Menu)

Having trouble distributing your EPUB book? Here are some tips on self-publishing your own book and syncing it with the iBookstore.

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How to Photoshop the color of absolutely anything

Give your car, cabinets, or hair a fresh coat of paint with the magic of Photoshop and Photoshop Elements.

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How to password-protect your Mac--and keep other people from using it

Whether you just bought a brand new MacBook or are tethered to a long-lasting Mac Pro, use these password tips and OS X's security features to keep your data away from prying eyes.

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How to import, merge, and consolidate your libraries in Photos for OS X

Get the skinny on importing, merging, and consolidating photo libraries with the new OS X photo-management app, Photos.

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8 reasons to use 1Password that don't involve storing passwords

If all you're doing is stashing logins and passwords in 1Password, you're not coming close to using all its abilities.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Help for old-school iPod problems

iPods are still rocking in the free world, and Kirk McElhearn has advice for keeping them from burning out or fading away.

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Use an external SSD to make an old Mac feel new (without cracking it open)

When internal surgery of a Mac isn't in the cards, an external SSD can rejuvenate a slow machine.

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How to move your website to a new host

If you run a website, there may come a time when you want to move it to a different host. Here’s how to pull it off without a hitch, and move your personal email too.