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How to share iWork '13 files with iOS devices

Sharing iWork '13 files over cloud services is harder than it needs to be. Chris Breen covers your options.

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Make Mail messages look the way you want

For some people, plain text email is fine. Others like fancy fonts, graphics, and signatures. Whichever way you swing, here's how to make Mail use the formatting you want, when you want it to.

How to use pinned tabs to keep your browser organized

Keep your favorite web apps organized by using pinned tabs. We'll show you how to use the tab management tool in this video tip.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Locating unique playlist tracks and the perils of the 25K track limit

In this edition of Ask the iTunes Guy, Kirk McElhearn teaches you how to find unique tracks within two playlists, eyeballs the downside of a too-large music library, and puts the kibosh on cross-border gifting.

The easy, DIY system for group-editing big documents

Need to keep track of who's doing what while collaborating on big documents? You could use a fancy version-control system. Or you could adopt the simple process that Joe Kissell and his colleagues came up with.

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Photo editing 101: Master the layer mask

Layer masks are a great tool for hiding parts of images, adding color to black and white photos, and creating fun vignettes. Here's a quick primer on how to use this great tool in your digital image editing program of choice.

Add time and location-based notifications to reminders

The Reminders app makes it simple to keep track of your tasks. You can make these lists even more powerful, however, thanks to time and location-based reminders.

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How (and why) you should clean up your iTunes tags

In the second part of his guide to tagging tracks in iTunes, Kirk McElhearn shows you how to clean and correct the tags you already have.

Add time and location-based notifications to reminders

The Reminders app makes it simple to keep track of your tasks. But you can make its lists even more powerful, thanks to time and location-based reminders.

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How to gain easy access to your iPhone's most important mail

If you're running iOS 7 there's very little reason to dig down through mailboxes to locate the email most important to you.

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The right way to tag everything in iTunes

Properly tagging your iTunes media isn't just about being a control freak: It's the best way to keep your media in order and to find the stuff you want to play.

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How to recover data from an old SCSI drive

It's been a long time since Macs came with SCSI drives. But if (for whatever reason) you need to get something off of an old SCSI drive and onto a modern Mac, it's doable. Here's how.

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Slim down your SSD with symbolic links

Why junk up your SSD's limited storage capacity with files that can easily be packed onto another hard drive? Chris Breen shows you how.

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Four reasons you should use OS X's System Information utility

When it comes to troubleshooting hardware and software problems on your Mac, the utility formerly known as System Profiler can be a lifesaver.

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16 things you should know how to do with Siri

The virtual assistant in iOS can do all kinds of stuff, of course. But here are the 16 things we think everyone should try at least once.