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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.