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Everything you need to know about ripping DVDs with subtitles

If you're a fan of both foreign films and ripping the DVDs you own that contain subtitles, Kirk McElhearn offers this must-read guide.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Deleting iTunes Radio, death of the old Info window

Kirk McElhearn returns to discuss removing iTunes Radio, the loss of the old Info window, changing tags, and artist name sorting.

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How to share your location with iOS 8 (without creeping yourself out)

iOS 8 offers precise enough control over who can see your location and when that even a privacy lover like Glenn Fleishman is on board.

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FileVault 2 encrypts your whole Mac, and Disk Utility can encrypt parts

Glenn Fleishman distills everything you need to know about encrypting files, disk images, or your Mac's entire hard drive.

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20 keyboard shortcuts that can make you a more powerful Mac user

Handy as a mouse or trackpad can be, you often work faster with the press of a key or two. Chuck La Tournous presents the keyboard shortcuts you should know.

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Creaticity: Place photos inside text using Photoshop

Pushing your photos through text is an easy way to create a personalized gift.

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Archive your email, contacts, and calendars before it's too late

Changing jobs? Before IT shuts you out, make archives of your important email, contacts, and calendars.

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Even more Photos for OS X questions, answered

Apparently you all have an insatiable curiosity about Apple's Photos app. Chris Breen has more answers.

Work Beyond Mac: 7 IFTTT recipes for on-the-go productivity

If This, Then That is an extremely handy service that can streamline all kinds of tasks. These seven killer recipes can get you started.

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Your Photos for OS X questions answered

Photos is a big change in the way Apple deals with image editing and organization. You have questions, we have answers.

How to reset your Mac's NVRAM, PRAM, and SMC

If you're experiencing weird glitches with your Mac, this troubleshooting step may help. Joe Kissell explains when and how to zap your NVRAM.

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How to prepare your iPhoto library for Photos for OS X

Most of us will be waiting a month or two for the release of Photos for OS X. During that time, why not take steps to prepare your iPhoto library for the move?

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How to assess photos quickly with a star rating system

Keep the keepers, flag the best, and trash the rest with Lesa Snider's simple system for keeping your photo library under control.