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How to connect an Apple Display to a USB-C MacBook

A reader asks if the Cinema Display or the Thunderbolt Display can be connected via USB-C.

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How to check your data plan usage on your iPhone

Limited data plans suck, but getting dinged because you went over your cap sucks even more. Here's how to keep tabs on your data plan so you can avoid getting penalized.

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The hidden editing power of Photos for OS X

Beneath that user-friendly surface, you'll find a set of image-editing tools to help your photos look their best.

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How to use the Retouch tool in Photos for Mac

OS X's Photos app has a more powerful Retouch tool than the one in iPhoto.

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How to be sure Photos for Mac stores full-resolution images

Photos for OS X when coupled with iCloud Photo Library means you're not sure where high-resolution images live for purposes of local backups.

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How to get a new Finder window the size you want

Yes, you can get new Finder windows to open to the same size as the last one you created—with patience and a little trial and error.

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20 time-saving tips for Office 2016 for Mac

Office365 subscribers have spanking new versions of all the Office apps, and our tips and tricks will make the easier to use than ever.

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Manage classical music in iTunes 12

With a few workarounds, it's possible to maintain a large classical music library in iTunes.

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Mac 911: Does Spotlight reveal other users' files?

A reader asks for help limiting Spotlight searches in Yosemite, but does Spotlight search other users' accounts?

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Mac 911: Safari consistently quits in Yosemite

A reader finds that Safari quits whenever he walks away from his Mac, and he can't figure out how to get this behavior to stop.

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How to make an Apple Music playlist in iTunes or on iOS

Because creating a playlist from scratch actually isn't as easy as it should be.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Coping with iTunes features that have disappeared

The newest version of iTunes added a bunch of new features. But it also took some away.

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How to use your Mac to maximize your concert experience

Use iTunes to create a playlist of the songs you'll hear, and then turn it into a fun souvenir of your night out.

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Troubleshooting Photos: Syncing, deleting, organizing albums, and more

We're back with more answers to a seemingly endless number of Photos questions, including deleting, syncing, and organizing albums.