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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.

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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.