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How to clean a Mac keyboard, display, and more

Simple ways to banish grunge, dirt, and dust bunnies from your computer and peripherals.

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You’re not imagining things: Apple did remove the column option from macOS Mail

It’s an odd change that breaks with many years of tradition.

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How to bypass Apple’s multi-device two-factor system with Messages auto-fill

You can click a couple of times to reduce the friction in Apple’s two-factor authentication system.

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5 of the most relaxing Spotify white noise playlists for working from home

If you’re stuck at home and stressing out about the coronavirus crisis, these soothing Spotify playlists can help lower your blood pressure.

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How to make voice and video calls using Alexa and your Amazon Echo

You can use Alexa on your Amazon Echo to make calls without a mobile number or landline? Here's how.

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How to get all of the Apple Watch Activity badges

Trying to snag every Activity badge? Here's a full list of every achievement and what you need to do to get it.

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Migrating to a new Apple ID? Be prepared to lose data for your games

Many parents deployed their own Apple ID when they first started letting their children use mobile devices. When the kids are ready for their own Apple ID, its possible that saved game data could be lost.

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How to open Microsoft Excel spreadsheets using Apple Numbers on a Mac

Numbers has the ability to open Excel files so you can work on them. You can also export spreadsheets in Numbers so that they are compatible with Excel.

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How to reset a 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 connect your iPhone or iPad to your TV

Try these options when you want to mirror iPhone or iPad content on a bigger screen.

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How to use a mouse with your iPad or iPhone

Apple greatly improved the experience of using a Bluetooth mouse with iPadOS and iOS 13.4—less so with a wired one. We've updated our guide with the changes.

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How to add a second screen to your Mac or MacBook

If you’re having to adjust to remote work for coronavirus precautions, hooking up a second monitor to your Mac is one of the best ways to go about it.

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How to pair a Magic Trackpad with an iPad and use gestures

You can now use a trackpad and Mac-like gestures with iPadOS, and you don't even have to buy Apple's pricey Smart Keyboard case to do it.

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Don’t want your email addressed auto-completed in Safari? Here’s how to disable it

Unfortunately, you can’t selectively disable autocompletion.

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Tips for the Mac user new to working from home

Learn about the tools, techniques, and behaviors that can help you work more efficiently on your Mac or iPad from home.