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What to do when switching to a Mac with a smaller drive

If your current Mac has more data stored than the capacity of the new one, you probably feel you’re in a pickle. Here's what you can do to make the transition work.

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Macworld's March digital magazine: 5 great iOS 14 hidden features

The best content from Macworld wrapped up in our digital magazine.

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Apple releases macOS Big Sur 11.2.2 to protect newer Macs from bad USB-C hubs

USB-C compliance is tricky, and some powered hubs or docks have caused damage to certain Macs.

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Apple commemorates Women’s History Month with special events and features

Collect a new Apple Watch Activity badge, do special Fitness+ workouts, and a lot more during Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day.

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Apple Watch Activity badges: Get ready for International Women's Day on March 8

Trying to snag every Activity badge? Here's a full list of every achievement and what you need to do to get it.

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Upgrade to a face-melting 144Hz gaming monitor for just $150

The Acer Nitro XF243Y gaming monitor is just $150 at Best Buy.

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Your new Mac's speedy SSD might not last as long as it should

If M1 Macs are performing too many writes on the SSD, that could lead to drive problems down the road.

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How to check your Intel and M1 Mac’s SSD health using Terminal

Learn how to set up the Terminal in macOS so you can install and run smartmontools, a utility that provides data on the health of your SSD.

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Gear up for warm weather with this sale on Anker Bluetooth speakers

Amazon has a one-day sale on Anker speakers for home, work, and play.

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The trouble with M1 Macs: Silver Sparrow and SSD woes

Is all not well in the Apple-silicon paradise? In this episode of the Macworld Podcast, we take a look at some of the intel inside a couple of reports that rain on the M1’s parade and how they might affect you.

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How to make macOS apps available to a single user instead of all users

If you’re sharing a Mac, you may want to restrict access to certain apps. Here’s how it’s done.

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Streaming TV's invisible annoyance

Does your streaming video get too loud or too quiet? Here's why, and what you can do about it.

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Drop + THX Panda wireless headphone review: Supremely clean sub-bass

These planar ribbon headphones sound fantastic, especially in the sub-bass region, but they could use more padding on the headband.

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The next Apple Silicon Macs may be a reboot of the G4 Cube and colorful iMac G3

A new report from Jon Prosser says a new mini Mac Pro is in the works as well as a colorful iMac redesign.