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How to get rid of unwanted subscribed calendars

A reader's lost his coworkers and now would like to lose the calendars they created. Chris Breen shows him how.

How to create a personal cloud with BitTorrent Sync

You don't have to keep your files in the cloud to get Dropbox-like syncing and sharing. Joe Kissell explains how to get started with BitTorrent Sync.

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Mac won't boot? About Yosemite and your third-party SSD

With Yosemite Apple has implemented a security measure that may prevent your Mac from booting from a third-party SSD. Chris Breen explains.

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How to easily batch-convert images to black and white

Chris Breen shows you how to use Automator to quickly convert color images to black and white.

How to easily batch-convert images to black and white

Chris Breen shows you how to use Automator to quickly convert color images to black and white.

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How to copy items between your Mac and iPad using AirDrop

With Yosemite and iOS 8 comes AirDrop support between Macs and iOS devices. Chris Breen shows how it works.

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How to copy items between your Mac and iPad using AirDrop

With Yosemite and iOS 8 comes AirDrop support between Macs and iOS devices. Chris Breen shows how it works.

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How to keep iCloud Keychain from adding old email accounts

Why, oh why, are old email accounts appearing in your recently updated Mac? Chris Breen explains.

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3 key things to know about Yosemite and security

Yosemite introduces some useful features that allows your Mac greater access to the Web. But how safe are they? Chuck La Tournous explains.

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How to command your Mac with your voice

Chris Breen shows you how to create a voice memo on your Mac just by saying "Record me."

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How to make the best use of Mail Drop

A reader needs a bit more information about the workings of Mail Drop. For the most part it's entirely seamless, but Chris Breen explains the few gotchas.

How to command your Mac with your voice

Chris Breen shows you how to create a voice memo on your Mac just by saying "Record me."

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What to do when iCloud Keychain fails to sync

A reader has updated to Yosemite but his iCloud Keychain passwords are missing from Safari. Chris Breen provides a solution.

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Capture the action on your iOS device with Yosemite

iOS 8 and Yosemite's QuickTime Player work hand in hand to let you capture you device's screen as a movie. Chris Breen shows you how.

Capture the action on your iOS device with Yosemite

iOS 8 and Yosemite's QuickTime Player work hand in hand to let you capture you device's screen as a movie. Chris Breen shows you how.

What to do when you're about to run out of broadband data

A meticulous backup strategy actually backfired on Joe Kissell recently, eating up half of his family's monthly bandwidth in just a week. Here's how he coped—brother, can you spare a byte?

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How to transfer data from your old computer to a new Yosemite Mac

A friend of a friend attempted to pull the hard drive from an old Mac and connect it to a new one with poor results. Chris Breen suggests a tried and true method.