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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.

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How to AirDrop photos and videos between Macs and iOS devices

The Photos apps for OS X and iOS make it super simple to share photos and videos, even without an Internet connection.

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How to delete images from Photos

Readers ask about how to clear out space used by multimedia in the Photos app through deletion and optimization.

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Hello, Mac 911? Troubleshooting Continuity calls between Mac and iPhone

Readers are having trouble with Apple's Continuity configuration and consistency for phone calls.

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More Photos Q&A: Dealing with limitations in multiple libraries, smart albums, and more

Readers (still!) have (many, many!) questions about several features in Photos for OS X.

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How to use the Retouch tool in Photos for Mac

OS X's Photos app has a more powerful Retouch tool than the one in iPhoto.

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How to be sure Photos for Mac stores full-resolution images

Photos for OS X when coupled with iCloud Photo Library means you're not sure where high-resolution images live for purposes of local backups.

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How to get a new Finder window the size you want

Yes, you can get new Finder windows to open to the same size as the last one you created—with patience and a little trial and error.

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20 time-saving tips for Office 2016 for Mac

Office365 subscribers have spanking new versions of all the Office apps, and our tips and tricks will make the easier to use than ever.

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Mac 911: Does Spotlight reveal other users' files?

A reader asks for help limiting Spotlight searches in Yosemite, but does Spotlight search other users' accounts?

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Mac 911: Safari consistently quits in Yosemite

A reader finds that Safari quits whenever he walks away from his Mac, and he can't figure out how to get this behavior to stop.

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How to use your Mac to maximize your concert experience

Use iTunes to create a playlist of the songs you'll hear, and then turn it into a fun souvenir of your night out.

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Troubleshooting Photos: Syncing, deleting, organizing albums, and more

We're back with more answers to a seemingly endless number of Photos questions, including deleting, syncing, and organizing albums.

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How to make a textured collage in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements

With some creative adjustments, your collage can be more than the sum of its parts.

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How to use Feedback Assistant to report bugs in the betas of El Capitan and iOS 9

Using the public betas? Do your duty and report bugs to Apple.