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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.

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Done with the El Capitan public beta? Here's how to revert your Mac back to Yosemite

Here are the steps you need to take to remove OS X El Capitan from your Mac and install OS X Yosemite.

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Pages of questions and answers about Apple's word processor

How to sort tables directly in Pages, open ancient documents, cope with insufficient EPUB support, and solve an issue with disappearing text replacements in this week's column.

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OS X El Capitan beta: What you need to know

The El Capitan public beta lets you use the major new version of OS X before it’s formally released. We've got answers to your questions about the beta program.

Solving OS X problems: Finding old utilities, removing a partition, and migrating data

This week, Glenn answers questions about deauthorizing software, reinstalling AirPort Utility, managing a Fusion drive, and Migration Assistant.