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What happens to facial recognition and other information when copying a Photos library to a new Mac

You can maintain your data if you use Apple’s Migration Assistant.

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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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How to remove MacKeeper Part II (the pop-up edition)

Removing the MacKeeper app is one thing, getting rid of annoying pop-up ads for it is quite another. Chris Breen offers advice.

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How to work around the ‘Unable to get metadata’ error in Photos

The fix for this issue isn’t ideal, but there doesn’t seem to be any other workaround.

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How to restore your photos using iCloud Photo Library

Whether your hard drive crashed or you’re setting up a new Mac, you can use iCloud Photo Library to restore your collection.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Syncing audiobooks, and why Apple Music tracks suddenly become unavailable

iTunes and Apple Music don't come with an owner's manual. Fortunately, Kirk McElhearn is an iTunes expert and happy to help.

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How to find all photos on your Mac

A reader has photos stashed everywhere and wants to bring them all together.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Better ways to view your iTunes media

Kirk McElhearn is here to help you with your iTunes questions.

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How to stop macOS Photos from re-uploading all your images and videos

The spoiler: there’s no way to force iCloud Photo Library to recognize existing media, but you can pause or stop the uploads.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Buying music from Apple Music, ripping noisy CDs, file names

Searching for answers to iTunes and Apple Music? Ask The iTunes Guy, Kirk McElhearn.

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How to delete images from Photos for macOS without getting rid of them

A reader wants the convenience of deleting images without the ticking clock imposed in Photos: hiding media is the right solution.

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How to use Levels adjustments in Photos and how to use Copy Adjustments to tweak other images

Apple's Photos has powerful tools for making your pictures you spectactular.

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How to use NetSpot to map out your Wi-Fi network

This helpful Mac app can be used to fix weak spots in your wireless coverage.

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Don’t delete your photos after turning on iCloud Photo Library

With iCloud Photo Library on, clearing storage space isn't a trivial task.

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4 secrets for editing images in Apple Photos

Make your photos look their best.