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Photo Stream how-to: Delete once, remove all copies

A reader wonders why you have to delete the same image on five separate devices. The short answer: You don't. Chris Breen explains.

How to recover passwords with Keychain Access

You say a friend or relative lost the password to an old email account? Take these steps to recover it.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Writing, cycling, timing, and keeping fit

This week's roundup of new Mac apps brings you a great collection of everything you need to keep tabs on your physical activity, your writing work, and the time you spend at your keyboard.

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How to protect your Mac's most secret stuff with an encrypted disk image

Chris Breen shows you how to stow your most sensitive data in a protected archive.

How to protect your Mac's most secret stuff

Chris Breen shows you how to stow your most sensitive data in a protected archive.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Wake up, draw, connect, and listen

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find no shortage of great tools for everything from keeping you awake to letting you draw beautiful pictures.

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Mac Gems: Package-tracking app Deliveries breaks free of the Dashboard

Our favorite way to track all your incoming shipments is now a full-fledged Mac app that effortlessly syncs to iOS.

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Let the right one in: Apple uses two doors to manage malware

WireLurker and Masque Attack show the different paths Apple has taken for app security, and how Apple could loosen the reins of iOS without putting most users at additional risk.

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Fix This App: Writer Pro

Sleek and sophisticated, Writer Pro offered a distraction-free writing experience alongside professional features that serious writers craved. But in reality, it didn't quite deliver as promised.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Image editors, a menu bar music app, and more

This week’s roundup of new Mac apps is all about sight and sound, with software that will make your photos gorgeous, keep you sane in a noisy environment, and entertain you with some music.

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How to keep iCloud Keychain from adding old email accounts

Why, oh why, are old email accounts appearing in your recently updated Mac? Chris Breen explains.

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Carbon Copy Cloner 4 brings increased usability to trusted utility

Carbon Copy Cloner, a venerable cloning and backup utility, gains new features and an improved interface.