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How to create a custom calendar in Photos for Mac

A calendar is a great way to enjoy your favorite photos. And it also makes for a great gift.

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How to collaborate on documents using iWork and iCloud.com

You can use Pages, Numbers, and Keynote to create documents with your friends, family, or co-workers, Here's how to get started.

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Turn a Mac mini into a media server with Plex

If you have a large media collection, you may want to use a Mac as a dedicated device to run Plex. And the Mac mini is a perfect device for Plex.

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How to disable unconfirmed contact email suggestions

El Capitan and iOS 9 has become perhaps too helpful in offering ideas to you when you're trying to address an email.

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How to delete items instantly or selectively from Trash

You can get rid of Finder items without an intermediate step.

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Force Block protects you against Star Wars spoilers

The Force Awakens is here and the Internet is now a minefield of spoilers. This Chrome extension helps keep you spoiler-free until you're ready to see the movie yourself.

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How to fix typing two capitals in a row at a word’s start

A reader would like to have Word’s auto-correct feature work elsewhere when mistyping two uppercase letters in a row.

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How to share slideshows created in Photos for Mac

Created a gorgeous slideshow in Photos? Here's how you can share it with your friends and family.

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Does your photo have the wrong timestamp? Here's how to fix it

Photos with the wrong timestamp can be an organizational nightmare.

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How to remove app purchases from iTunes

A reader wants to purge purchases she doesn't recognize.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: iTunes artwork, iOS Music backgrounds, larger fonts in iTunes Store

You have questions about iTunes. Kirk McElhearn has the answers.

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Backups for the creative pro

What to think about when you need to back up vast amounts of data.