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Apple Photos: What do you need to do to get People to sync?

Apple Photos can identify people and sync that data between iOS and macOS, but an important component is needed for this to happen.

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Is there a drawback to using Wi-Fi Calling on an iPhone?

An iPhone can route “cell” calls over a Wi-Fi network. Should you use it?

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Fusion Drive or hybrid drive: Which one should you use?

You can build your own Fusion Drive, but consider buying a hybrid drive instead. Here's why.

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Dropbox or iCloud Drive: Which is better for file sharing?

Apple lets you pool storage with family members, but you can’t share folders or all of iCloud drive with anyone.

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How to allow remote access to your Mac

Here are a few ways to set up remote access to a Mac, depending on the situation.

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Which iPhone model do you have? Here's where to look

You have an iPhone, but which particular iPhone do you have? Your model identifier numbers will tell you.

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Apple Pay Cash guide: What it is, how it works, and what it costs

iOS 11.2 adds Apple Pay Cash, which lets you send money to other iOS users right in an iMessage.

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macOS High Sierra ‘root’ security bug reappears if you recently upgraded from macOS 10.13 to 10.13.1

If you installed the root security update to a Mac running macOS 10.13, you need to reinstall the update and restart when you upgrade to 10.13.1.

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How to unlock your iPhone on Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Virgin Mobile

If you want to switch to a new carrier, you'll need to make sure your iPhone is unlocked first. Here's how to do it on Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and Virgin Mobile.

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Find your Apple devices to be intrusive? Here’s how to turn it down on your Mac, iPhone, and iPad

How to disable automatic calendar items, notifications, and more.

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iCloud Photo Library: Finding a way to sort photos by the device they were created with

IT's currently not a feature in, but it’s a reasonable request, and Apple would only need to make a small change to make it possible.

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Why photo counts might differ between Photos in iOS, macOS, and iCloud.com

Why the numbers don’t match up in different places across synced libraries.

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How to upgrade a drive with High Sierra and APFS

What if you want to swap in a higher-capacity drive in the new version of macOS?

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What are offloaded apps in iOS 11 and how do they work?

Apple’s new option is not well explained, but it can save space on your iPhone.

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The difference between 'Downloaded' and 'Install' on iOS updates

If the download gets interrupted, iOS won't install the update. Fortunately, the fix is easy.