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macOS Big Sur: Learn about the user interface changes

If you are wondering what Big Sur looks like before installing it, we have a peek right here. You can prepare yourself before you dive in.

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macOS Big Sur: The startup chime is back

The chord the Mac plays when you boot a Mac has returned. If you don’t like it, you can use the Terminal to turn it off.

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Apple releases iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 Public Beta 4—here's how to get it

Apple’s big mobile OS updates have a ton of new features, and you can try them out now. Here’s how.

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How to install the macOS 11 Big Sur public beta

The next version of the Mac operating system, macOS 11 Big Sur, will be officially released this fall. But you can install and run Big Sur now by joining Apple’s Public Beta program.

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How to delete text in all sorts of ways on your Mac

Everyone knows how to use the Delete key, but there are other ways to delete text using keyboard combinations.

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How to use your iPhone as a webcam for video conferencing and virtual meetings

If you're in need a webcam for all the video conferences you're doing nowadays, your iPhone can carry the load.

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Understanding how iCloud Photos optimizes photo storage and keeps your originals

Apple makes it possible to have thumbnails of a much larger media collection, but always retains the full-resolution versions.

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How to back up your Google Photos library and keep your metadata

If you want to create a full backup of your Google Photos library, you're going to lose all of your metadata. Here's how to keep it intact.

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How to cancel Apple Music

You've given Apple Music a try, but it's not for you. Here's how to end your subscription.

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How to take and edit a screenshot on an iPhone 11 or SE

Here’s how to take a screenshot on your iPhone no matter which model you have.

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How to find a monitor that pivots for portrait perfection

Retailers don’t make it simple to find which displays can rotate around their axis.

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Do your iPhone and Mac’s country of origin need to match to work together?

You might run into issues with multiple Apple IDs based on location.

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How to automate changing the date and time on HEIC files

The not-quite-new format isn’t supported by some utilities for fixing photo timestamps.

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How to add a podcast by URL feed to Apple's Podcasts app and other apps

While it’s usually a click or tap, you may wind up with a URL you want to add manually.