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How to sort files and folders in the Finder

A reader is having folders jump about, and wants to set them in place.

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How to install and use third-party keyboards on your iPhone or iPad

Are you still using iOS's built-in keyboard? It's easy to switch to a third-party keyboard that may better suit your needs. We'll show you how.

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How to force a full-resolution iCloud Photo Library download

A reader would like to have the benefit of optimized thumbnail storage, but also grab high-res versions when needed.

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How to rediscover music using iTunes Genius Playlists

Learn to create a Genius Playlist and break free from your musical rut.

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How to avoid a blank second display when using full-screen mode in an OS X app

A reader's El Capitan installation started blacking out one monitor when he's using apps full screen.

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How to stop OS X from deleting trashed files immediately

A reader can't move items to trash, but is instead always prompted to delete files immediately.

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10 tips for getting started with iMovie for iOS

Splice together your iPhone & iPad videos with slick-looking transitions, add titles, lay down custom soundtracks, and more.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Moving playlists, how to join tracks, and more

Also: What to do when songs are ripped at different volumes.

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The complete guide to using iTunes with lossless audio

While you might not notice the difference in sound quality, the lossless format leaves you with an archival file that you can convert at any time in the future. You’ll never need to rip those CDs again.

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How to get rid of an iSpy warning

iSpy with my little eye, software called Espionage. It's not malware.

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How to make Night Shift act more like True Tone

Only the 9.7-inch iPad Pro has an auto-adjusting True Tone screen. But you can mimic the effect on any iOS 9.3 device, with Night Shift.

True Tone on iPad Pro vs. Night Shift in iOS 9.3

Night Shift isn't sensor based and auto-adjusting like True Tone. But it works almost the same, and you don't have to buy a brand-new iPad Pro to get it.

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How to disable Wi-Fi base station features on a Time Capsule

A reader would like to use his Time Capsule only for backups, not as a Wi-Fi gateway.

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9 gotta-know Instagram tips for newbies

Set your account to private, block random followers, see all your "liked" photos, get alerts when your favorite Instagrammers post new photos, and more.

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How to use an iOS device as a waystation for photo uploads

A reader would like to transfer images to an iPad while on the road, then sync with iCloud Photo Library and free up storage in iOS.

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How to access advanced OpenType features in a variety of apps

Up your typography game in Apple, Microsoft, Adobe and Quark apps.