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How to use Migration Assistant to move a user account to another Mac

How to use Migration Assistant to move a user account to another Mac

Apple makes it easy to transfer a user’s account and data from Mac to Mac. Here’s how.

11/14/18

Which backup method should you use for making constant archives of your data?

Which backup method should you use for making constant archives of your data?

Not all automatic backup methods use the same frequency. Here are the advantages and disadvantages of file sync services, local backups, and internet-based services.

11/13/18

How to shift an email address from one Apple ID to another

How to shift an email address from one Apple ID to another

You can move a non-Apple-provided email address from one Apple ID account to another with a little effort.

11/12/18

How to set your macOS screensaver to show a Photos album

How to set your macOS screensaver to show a Photos album

You can set macOS to use your photos as a screensaver that rotates through an album.

11/08/18

How to use Time Machine to restore photos you’ve deleted from the Mac Photos app

How to use Time Machine to restore photos you’ve deleted from the Mac Photos app

If you have a backup that’s old enough, you can use Time Machine to restore photos that you’ve deleted in the Photos app.

11/05/18

How to stop selfie photos from appearing in iOS 12’s Selfies album

How to stop selfie photos from appearing in iOS 12’s Selfies album

It’s a little presumptuous of Apple to make a folder that organizes selfies and which cannot be disabled nor controlled.

11/01/18

Your Mac’s Photos Library is important. Make a secondary backup of it using sync software

Your Mac’s Photos Library is important. Make a secondary backup of it using sync software

Using sync software can take the tedium out of backup up your Mac’s Photos Library.

10/30/18

How to use multiple drives with Time Machine for redundant backups

How to use multiple drives with Time Machine for redundant backups

Time Machine lets you have multiple active backup volumes at once.

10/24/18

What to do when FileVault won't turn on

What to do when FileVault won't turn on

Diagnosing an oddball scenario in which you can’t enable FileVault requires more information than macOS provides.

10/22/18

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

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