Kirk McElhearnSenior Contributor, Macworld

Senior contributor Kirk McElhearn (@mcelhearn) writes about Macs, music and more on his blog Kirkville. He also runs Kirk's iTunes Forum, where users can discuss iTunes, iOS devices, music, and more. Kirk is the author of Take Control of iTunes 12: The FAQ.

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Master the command line: Navigating files and folders

Ready to learn a new skill in the new year? The Terminal can be a powerful productivity tool, if you know the basics.

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Master the command line: Copying and moving files on the Mac

Wish you could move a bunch of folders all at once or instantly move every file of a certain type into a new folder? Using your Mac's Terminal commands may be the answer.

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Master the command line: Deleting files and folders

The command line is not only powerful, it can also be dangerous. Learn how to use commands for deleting files and folders correctly to make sure your time with Terminal is a productivity godsend instead of a complete disaster.

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How to clean a Mac keyboard, display, and more

Simple ways to banish grunge, dirt, and dust bunnies from your computer and peripherals.

4 ways to delete iOS apps on your iPhone or iPad

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Space is often at a premium on iPhones and iPads. That's why it makes sense to keep only those apps that you know you really want. Here's how to get rid of the ones you don't.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: The last one

The final installment in our series covering your iTunes questions.

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The future of the Finder

The desktop metaphor is practical and useful, but maybe it’s time to move on to a new way to use our computers.

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Apple’s Home Sharing: Why is troubleshooting it so painful?

When something goes wrong with Home Sharing, you don't get much troubleshooting guidance. That can turn minor issues into major ones.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Movie metadata, authentication requests, and more

Answers to your questions about iTunes.

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iCloud Photo Library’s sync need fixing

It'd be nice if users had more control over syncing to the cloud,

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Hackintosh: Build a DIY Mac mini

You can build your own Mac, if you’re willing to put in the time and effort. A whole lot of effort.

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Hey, Apple Fixed This!

At WWDC, Apple introduced new features that address the more egregious problems that plague users.