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Help us with the case of the mysterious ‘Dust Me’ hard drive label (Solved!)

We needs your help in figuring out this problem for a Macworld reader.

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How to install macOS updates without an Apple ID

While the Mac App Store wants you to log in, it’s not strictly necessary.

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Mother’s Day gift: Create a photo book in Apple Photos for Mac

Mother’s Day is May 13. Get your order in now to make sure it arrives on time.

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Photos not importing? Figure out the culprit with Image Capture

Sometimes, a bad image or a large import can be at fault, but you can break it down.

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Problems with an Apple AirPort? It could be a hardware failure

We’ve seen many reports that failing Apple base stations create transient problems that can only be fixed by replacement.

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macOS High Sierra: Why you can't format an internal SSD with HFS+ format

But you can downgrade and reformat for an older version of macOS.

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How to find your FileVault recovery key in macOS

If lost, you’re sunk, but you may have opted to store it in iCloud.

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How to create private Alexa skills without code

Amazon's Alexa Skills Blueprints let anyone with an Alexa device make household skills.

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How to recover an iCloud account when a factor for two-factor authentication goes missing

Apple has a last-ditch effort when you’ve lost it all, but it’s not guaranteed.

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How to fix autocorrect in iOS

What to do when you get inappropriate suggestions from the iOS autocorrect feature.

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GrayKey: What you need to know about this iPhone hacker and how to protect yourself

Updated information about a turnkey, automated cracking system marketed to law enforcement makes it clear users should pick longer passcodes.

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What to do when Image Capture doesn’t see your iPhone and iPad

It’s a quirk in trusting your iOS device, even if it’s been trusted.

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How to reset your Mac's NVRAM, PRAM, and SMC

If your Mac is acting up and you can’t figure out why, try these steps.

How to reset your Mac's NVRAM, PRAM, and SMC

If you're experiencing weird glitches with your Mac, this troubleshooting step may help.

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How to cancel a subscription on iOS

Apple makes it easy to sign up for subscription services like Apple Music, but unsubscribing from them on your iPhone or iPad is a much trickier process.

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The trouble with Desktop and Documents enabled for iCloud Drive

If you use Desktop and Documents, there’s an issue about the files in those folders being properly backed up.