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Ask the iTunes Guy: Understanding iCloud storage, issues with songs ratings

Got questions about iTunes? Our iTunes Guy, Kirk McElhearn, has answers.

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How to create an animated GIF in Photoshop

Learn to use Photoshop to make an animated GIF that cycles through several images to create a slideshow that plays automatically on the web.

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How does Photos resize images on export or drag?

Photos for OS X has changed its export behavior since its initial release. You almost need a flowchart to figure it out.

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How can you exit a group Messages chat?

What happens when you're roped into a group chat that you want to exit? You've got a couple of options.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: iCloud Music Library, unwanted downloads, Apple Music subscriptions, and more

Kirk McElhearn answers your questions about Apple media app.

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A primer in Profile Manager: Add users, enable device management

Set up and manage devices using OS X Server’s Profile Manager service.

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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.