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How to change Siri's voice on HomePod

Want to give Siri an Australian accent or swap its gender? It's easy!

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How to change Siri's voice

Siri can be a "he" or a "she" and even speak with a different accent.

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Can an iPhone's Personal Hotspot feature connect to a Wi-Fi network?

A reader has wonky Wi-Fi in their laptop, and finds Personal Hotspot isn’t helping, either.

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How to control HomePod from Mac or iOS

Apple touts Siri as a way to control HomePod. But you can use a Mac, iPhone, or iPad when you don't feel like talking.

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Does Time Machine back up every file every time?

TIme Machine has a method of backing up so you don't have to worry about your hard drive filling up too fast.

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How to set up HomePod

Apple's smart speaker makes it easy to get started.

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How Apple's Startup Security Utility and Secure Boot works

The new iMac Pro comes with a new set of options for restricting how it starts up.

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What you can and can't restore through an iOS backup in iTunes

It’s easy to be confused about what iTunes backups include and exclude.

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iOS 11.3 Battery Health FAQ: What it does and how to use it on your iPhone

The iOS 11.3 Public Beta has introduced the new Battery Health tab in Settings to provide better control over battery-related performance throttling. Here's everything you need to know about it.

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What’s SATA ’bout? The problem with older laptops and hard drive upgrades

Before you upgrade the hard drive in an older MacBook, check to see what version of Serial ATA you can use.

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Why an update badge won't go away on an iOS app

An App Store error says the app is incompatible.

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Why does a Safari cookie reappear after you delete it?

Once you delete items from the Manage Website Data window, why does it reappear?

3 Ways to take a screenshot on Android

3 Ways to take a screenshot on Android

Whether or not your Android phone has a home button, here’s how to take a screenshot.

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Does a hard drive have to be solely dedicated for Time Machine use?

While Time Machine will occupy as much space as it can, you don't have to devote a drive to it.

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Warning: If you turn off iCloud Photo Library in iOS, you may unintentionally delete optimized images

Read the prompts carefully, or you could temporarily delete images you expected would be retained.

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How to use AirPods with Apple TV

Apple's wireless headphones make it easy to enjoy a little private TV time.