Don't-Miss OS X Stories

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How to eject a disk properly on OS X

New to the Mac? Don't just yank that flash drive out! Here's how to eject a disk the right way.

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How to delete apps on your Mac

New to the Mac? Removing an app from your computer is easier than you think.

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How to create a custom calendar in Photos for Mac

A calendar is a great way to enjoy your favorite photos. And it also makes for a great gift.

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How to change your Mac's default Web browser and email app

Sick of Safari and Mail? Changing your default browser and email client on OS X is easy.

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A primer in Profile Manager: Manage your server remotely

How to use remote management with OS X Server.

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How to uninstall MacKeeper from your Mac

Some people regret installing MacKeeper but can't figure out how to remove it. We're here for you.

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A primer in Profile Manager: The setup

In part two of this Working Mac mini-series, it's time to set up your Mac server for the server software.

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Five easy ways to get your iPhone photos onto your Mac

When it comes to importing photos you took on your iPhone, you have plenty of options.

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How to take screenshots on your Mac

OS X comes with some powerful and useful tools for taking screenshots. Here's how to master them.

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How to access hidden typographic characters in OS X

Ever need to type a euro symbol, or infinity, or an umlaut? You're in luck.

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How to remove bullet points in the Mail app for OS X

A reader wants to take the violence out of his message, removing the bullets from his email in Mac OS X's Mail app. But how?

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Stop Photos from launching when you plug your iPhone into your Mac

You plug your iPhone into your Mac, and Photos launches—but you don't want that! There's a way to stop this behavior.

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When 'Save As' says you don't have permission

When using Save As, a reader keeps getting a message that they lack permission to save files. Mac 911 has the answer, though it's a slightly irritating one.

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How to hide purchased books from iBooks

iBooks likes to keep books listed, even after you've deleted them. A reader wonders if that can be changed.

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How to check your Mac's free hard drive space

Wondering if your Mac has enough storage space for that massive download? Wonder no more.