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How to use Handoff with iOS 12

How to use Handoff with iOS 12

Handoff lets you pass activities between iOS and macOS, but iOS 12 makes it easier.

10/17/18

When not to use Apple’s Mail Drop file transfer service

When not to use Apple’s Mail Drop file transfer service

If you have a large file you need to share with several people, go a different route.

10/16/18

macOS Mojave: For app permissions, what’s the difference between Accessibility and Full Disk Access?
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macOS Mojave: For app permissions, what’s the difference between Accessibility and Full Disk Access?

Mojave offers new controls to prevent apps from gaining unwanted access.

10/15/18

Is there a way to block certain incoming texts in iOS?

Is there a way to block certain incoming texts in iOS?

Harassers always find a way to reach you. The best way out, unfortunately, is to get a new number.

10/12/18

How to get out of iOS public beta program

How to get out of iOS public beta program

Apple made it easy to get on the public beta train, but make sure to hop off when you want to.

10/11/18

It’s time to switch your Mac backups from Time Capsule to Time Machine volumes

It’s time to switch your Mac backups from Time Capsule to Time Machine volumes

Have an old Time Capsule? Replace it before its storage device fails on you.

10/10/18

Can’t find a file in macOS? Here’s what to do

Can’t find a file in macOS? Here’s what to do

What if you know a file exists, and no amount of searching and browsing discovers it? It’s time to use the Terminal.

10/09/18

Why does Apple’s two-factor sign-in think you’re hundreds of miles away?

Why does Apple’s two-factor sign-in think you’re hundreds of miles away?

Apple's 2FA doesn't use GPS, which results in locations that aren't exactly where you are.

10/08/18

Accidentally merged a set of photos in iCloud Photo Library? Here’s a fix

Accidentally merged a set of photos in iCloud Photo Library? Here’s a fix

There are a couple of ways you can unmix a set of pictures in Apple’s Photos app.

10/04/18

How to use Apple’s new re-used password warning to reduce your risk of account hijacking

How to use Apple’s new re-used password warning to reduce your risk of account hijacking

A new warning in both iOS 12 and macOS 10.14 Mojave alerts you when you use a password with two or more sites or apps.

10/03/18

How to use iOS 12 to enter passwords on an Apple TV

How to use iOS 12 to enter passwords on an Apple TV

The latest release lets you use the QuickType bar to pass over passwords from iOS to tvOS.

09/28/18

Want to connect an old DVI monitor to newer Mac with USB-C? Here’s one way to do it

Want to connect an old DVI monitor to newer Mac with USB-C? Here’s one way to do it

A Macworld reader found a solution that helps folks who invested in an Apple Cinema Display.

09/27/18

What to do when Photos for Mac says your external drive uses an unsupported format

What to do when Photos for Mac says your external drive uses an unsupported format

A reader wants to shift their Photos library to an external drive, but received an unexpected error message.

09/25/18

What’s that weird app folder doing in your iCloud storage?

What’s that weird app folder doing in your iCloud storage?

It may seem like something hacked your iOS device, but the explanation can often be simpler. It may have something to do with other software you’re using from a developer.

09/20/18

How to disable Optimized iCloud Drive storage with a single click

How to disable Optimized iCloud Drive storage with a single click

If you want to always keep iCloud Drives files available on your Mac, uncheck a box.

09/19/18

How to fix a 1Password sync problem

How to fix a 1Password sync problem

A popular password safe sometimes disconnects from its vault.

09/14/18

How to consolidate media from old apps into a single Photos library

How to consolidate media from old apps into a single Photos library

If you want to consolidate old iPhoto and Aperture libraries, you need a third-party app to deal with the duplicates.

09/11/18

How to transfer music between two iOS devices

How to transfer music between two iOS devices

Transferring files between two iOS devices—without using a third computer—is a little tricky

09/10/18

Why you shouldn't rely on iCloud Drive as your only backup
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Why you shouldn't rely on iCloud Drive as your only backup

You could wind up with data stored only in iCloud, offering a single point of failure.

09/07/18

How to remove your FileVault recovery key from iCloud

How to remove your FileVault recovery key from iCloud

You can use Apple iCloud for escrow, but here's how to store the key stored locally if you change your mind.

09/06/18

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