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Apple's sparse release notes can make it difficult to find out what a software update fixes. Such is the case with Safari 5.1.2. But Ted Landau digs into the listed improvements of the latest version to find out what's changed.
Why spend a nickel on music that you won't listen to 11 months out of the year? With Pandora you can fill your home with the right holiday jingles.
It's the most wonderful time of the year. That's right, holiday card season! We take a look at five user-friendly options that make it easy to create and send photo cards to your loved ones.
Have a tracked that iTunes Match has marked as an Error? Dan Moren's got one solution for fixing them.
You can create shared Reminders lists with iOS 5 and iCloud. Then, you and others can add to and review the shared list--using Siri on the iPhone 4S, if you wish.
Because Apple hosts a fully-functional version of its iPod nano Mickey Mouse clock face on its website, you can put a working copy of it in Dashboard.
Even when you know the basics of searching in Lion's Mail, sometimes an email message you clearly remember stubbornly stays lost. If a Mail search doesn't display messages that you know it should, it may be time to take action.
The Lion version of Mail includes useful new search features, but also adds complexity and confusion to the process of finding messages. You can locate the messages you want, quickly and easily, by following some simple steps and learning a few pro tricks.
Seeking a simple way to file email that you've flagged with a particular color? A smart mailbox will do the trick.
You know you've faced this before: An iOS device packed full of email you don't want. How to get rid of it without risking finger strain? Here's one method.
Many families share Apple IDs for app and music purchases. But if you share that same address for iCloud, you might mix up your data or run out of room. Lex Friedman spells out the easy workaround.
Some MobileMe subscribers may wish to set up a new Apple ID for iCloud rather than migrating -- at least initially. If you intend to go the separate account route, Ted Landau has a few tips to help you get started.
Apple's iCloud service, paired with iOS 5 and Lion, offers users a whole wealth of new sync features, access to purchased content, and geolocation fun. Unfortunately, as iCloud is the company's fourth online service iteration, trying to upgrade can be confusing at best, slam-your-head-against-a-wall-in-frustration at worst. To help ease the pain (and keep your walls dent-free), we've put together some common upgrading scenarios for migrating to iCloud.
The launch of iCloud has ushered in a spate of location-aware services that help you track down your iOS devices, your Mac, and even your friends. Dan Frakes takes Find My iPhone, Find My Mac, and Find My Friends out for a spin.
If you move to a new Mac, you needn't lose Mail's autocomplete database. Here's how to find the necessary, tucked-away file to copy.