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Find your missing Wi-Fi adapter and free up that 'Other' storage space

Glenn Fleishman takes over Macworld's helpline and finds that sometimes you need a solid SMC reset.

How to create a personal cloud with BitTorrent Sync 2.0

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.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Solving all your playlist problems in iTunes 12

How to combine playlists, fix album art, and make smart playlists that do exactly what you want.

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How to keep your email private with PGP encryption on your Mac

GPGTools works with Mail.app and Thunderbird, and Keybase helps you publish your public key and verify other people's.

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Design a sharp typographic logo, even if all you have is TextEdit

Yes, Illustrator is better for this job. But Word, Pages, and even TextEdit will let you design an all-text logo just fine.

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How to identify a font, any font, anywhere you find it

See a great font in a logo, on a sign, on the Web, in a book? Finding its name is easier than you might think.

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Troubleshooting your Apple products: The last word

Chris Breen takes the long view on troubleshooting Apple's gear and operating systems.

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FileVault 2 encrypts your whole Mac, and Disk Utility can encrypt parts

Glenn Fleishman distills everything you need to know about encrypting files, disk images, or your Mac's entire hard drive.

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20 keyboard shortcuts that can make you a more powerful Mac user

Handy as a mouse or trackpad can be, you often work faster with the press of a key or two. Chuck La Tournous presents the keyboard shortcuts you should know.

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Your Photos for OS X questions answered

Photos is a big change in the way Apple deals with image editing and organization. You have questions, we have answers.

How to reset your Mac's NVRAM, PRAM, and SMC

If you're experiencing weird glitches with your Mac, this troubleshooting step may help. Joe Kissell explains when and how to zap your NVRAM.

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How to encrypt your Mac with FileVault 2, and why you absolutely should

Apple made whole-disk encryption of your Mac as easy as a few clicks, but there are a few warnings you should heed.

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How to send group emails to the best address

It's generally not a great idea to send email messages to the work addresses of those in your Naughty Joke group. Chris Breen shows you how to avoid doing so.