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Bugs & Fixes: Solving a Yosemite post-install disaster

Ted Landau details the detective work he undertook to ferret out a single item that caused havoc with Yosemite on his older Mac Pro.

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How to make a bootable OS X 10.10 Yosemite install drive

Creating a bootable installer disk lets you install Yosemite on multiple Macs and also makes a handy emergency drive. Here's how to set one up.

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How to make and receive iPhone calls with your Mac

Among the Continuity features launching with Yosemite is the ability to answer phone calls ringing on your iPhone with your Mac. Your computer is now a speakerphone!

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'OK, Mac': Using Automator’s Dictation Commands, new in Yosemite

Yosemite adds a new Dictation Commands feature to Automator that allows you to control you Mac with a couple of well-spoken words.

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How to use Handoff with iOS 8 and Yosemite

With Handoff you can more often use the right device for the right job. Chris Breen explains how it works in Apple's two new operating systems.

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How to install Mac OS X Yosemite

Yosemite is finally live! Here's how to get it, how to install it, and what you should do first, just in case.

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Advice from an Apple tech: How to recover a mangled Windows drive with OS X

Chris Barylick had a problem: He'd inadvertently dropped his sister's PC laptop on the floor, munging its hard drive. Turns out his Mac was the best tool for fixing it.

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How to use Handoff with your iPhone and iPad

Handoff is a great new iOS 8/Yosemite feature that lets you work with your documents on the best device available to you. Chris Breen shows you how.