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A reminder to iCloud users: Mail Drop attachments expire and disappear

It's a way for iCloud Mail users to send large files, but remember, they won't stay on file for very long.

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How to stop macOS Photos from re-uploading all your images and videos

The spoiler: there’s no way to force iCloud Photo Library to recognize existing media, but you can pause or stop the uploads.

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How to avoid deleting photos from iCloud while traveling

Another twist in the ongoing untangling of iCloud Photo Library and local storage comes via a reader's mother.

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Don’t delete your photos after turning on iCloud Photo Library

With iCloud Photo Library on, clearing storage space isn't a trivial task.

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How to replace 5 major Yahoo services and delete your Yahoo account

Yahoo users have 1 billion more reasons to switch another major hack. Here's how to replace major Yahoo services with rivals and delete your Yahoo account.

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How to back up large files and collections off site

A reader wants to store 500GB somewhere other than on a local hard drive, and wonders about options.

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In case you didn’t know: iCloud email has limits on daily messages and recipients

A reader gets locked out from sending email via iCloud due to limits most people don't encounter.

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What to do when Apple tells you there’s not enough storage to re-sync iCloud Photo Library

Turning iCloud Photo Library off and back on forces a full resync and requires twice as much storage.

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How to find out what Facebook knows about you

Facebook uses your online activity to build an advertising profile about you. Here's how to look at (and edit) some of that information.

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How to retain images in Photos when turning off iCloud Photo Library

A reader wants shift to Google Photos, but is concerned about losing images.

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If you upgrade to two-factor authentication, you can’t log in to your Mac with an iCloud password

Apple slipped in a change in April 2016 that’s affecting people who change the protection on their Apple ID accounts.

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Travelers: Keep your data secure by using a virtual private network

After using my favorite VPN, you won’t be able to bear living without it.

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How to use iCloud Drive’s new Desktop and Documents access in macOS Sierra

With this new feature, files saved to the Desktop and in Documents are automatically saved your iCloud Drive.

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Primed for pigskin: The best ways to watch football this season (with or without cable)

Whether you’re a cord cutter or a pay-TV addict, we’ll show you all the ways you can watch this season’s bone-crunching action on screens of any size.

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How to see every Mac, iPad, and iPhone associated with your Apple ID

Apple's device authorization and management tools are a little hidden—Jason Snell explains.