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Get your Mac ready for OS X 10.11 El Capitan

Preparation is everything, and these tips will help make for a smooth upgrade to El Capitan.

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How to turn off (or turn on) landscape mode on the iPhone 6 Plus and 6s Plus home screen

With a big display comes a home screen that can switch modes.

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How to merge large iPhoto and Photos libraries

How can you take two photo libraries, one created for iPhoto and one for Photos, with duplicates removed and merge them?

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How to turn off iOS 9's Wi-Fi assist to save your data plan

This new setting is meant to help your connectivity, but it could cost you money.

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How to enable Safari ad-blockers in iOS 9

Now you can browse Safari without an annoying ad taking up the entire screen. We'll show you how to enable ad-blockers in iOS 9.

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How to stop Apple Music from automatically renewing your membership

You've given Apple Music a try, but it's not for you. Here's how to prevent Apple from charging your account now that the three-month trial is just about over.

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Got an iPhone 6s or 6s Plus? Do these 10 things first

Your new iPhone is is finally here. Here are some essential steps to take first so you can get the most out of your new device.

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How to adjust 3D Touch pressure sensitivity on the iPhone 6s

You can adjust how hard or how light you need to press on the iPhone's screen to use this feature.

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How to get transit directions using Maps in iOS 9

iOS 9 finally brings public transit directions to Apple Maps. Watch how you can get from point A to point B using trains, buses, and subways.

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How to create a twirl effect from a photo in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements

Quickly convert an ordinary image into a spectacular series of colorful swirls and twirls

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Who owns which apps you’ve installed in iOS? A better answer

A better answer to a perplexing and annoying iOS problem in which you're queried to enter a password for an app installed from someone else's account.

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How to access hidden typographic characters in OS X

Ever need to type a euro symbol, or infinity, or an umlaut? You're in luck.

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How to search special characters in Pages 5

Pages 5 seems to have lost the ability to search for tabs, line endings, and other invisible characters. But it's still there; it's just a pain to do it.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Managing iTunes libraries, and the case of the haywire music volume

You have questions about iTunes 12. Kirk McElhearn has answers.

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How to get started with Apple News, iOS 9's Newsstand replacement

Looking for something to read? Apple is now delivering your daily news.