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The most important thing to do if your Mac has a Fusion Drive: Back up your data

Apple's Fusion Drive combines data on an SSD and hard drive. It provides fast speeds and spacious storage, but trying to recover lost data is a huge problem.

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If macOS’s Migration Assistant fails, here are other ways to move accounts

Apple has taken great strides with its migration helper, but it doesn’t always do the trick.

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How iOS’s Wi-Fi Assist works and how it can affect your cellular bill

A bad Wi-Fi connection can still cause your iPhone (or iPad) to use cellular data.

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Can’t figure out how to type a character on a Mac? It’s time for the virtual keyboard

There’s a hidden virtual keyboard in macOS that is very helpful when you need to type an uncommon character or your hardware keyboard is suddenly malfunctioning.

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If you have an older Mac, don’t forget about the SD Card slot

This is probably the best way to expand storage.

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How to modify Notifications on your iPhone

Notifications are a helpful and important part of the iPhone and iOS, but it’s easy to be bombarded by them. Here's how to get them under control.

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How to rearrange app icons on your iPhone

You can move the icons around so the ones you use the most are easy to access, and apps that aren’t used as much are on a secondary Home Screen or a folder.

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What to do whe you caot type certai letters o your MacBook

Apple has a repair program for folks with problematic MacBook and MacBook Pro laptops with the butterfly keyboard.

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How to change the iPhone wallpaper

Make your iPhone stand out by using wallpaper that reflects your personality.

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Can you disable two-factor authentication on your Apple ID?

Two-factor authentication (2FA) provides an effective way to deter people from hijacking an online account. But there's no turning back once it's on.

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How to set up a Mac and macOS to take advantage of an SSD and external storage setup

If you set up your Mac correctly, you can get the best of both worlds.

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How to submit corrections for Apple Maps labels

Where reality and Maps differ, you can set things right.

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How to use Alexa Routines to make your Amazon Echo even smarter

Alexa Routines creates lots of new possibilities for your Amazon Echo. Here's how to put them to use.

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How to link Apple Music to your Amazon Echo and set it as the default service

Apple Music is finally available for streaming on all Amazon Echo devices. Here's how to set it up the right way.

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How to turn off location tracking on your iPhone or iPad

The iPhone offers a high degree of control over which apps get to see your location. You can even turn off tracking entirely.