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How to make a local backup of your iCloud Photos synced library

You can overcome one of iCloud Photos limitations and limited storage with a bit of effort.

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How to fix network recovery and FileVault features blocked by clock problem

Apple requires a somewhat accurate date and time to access its servers in certain scenarios.

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Apple releases iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 Beta 8—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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No, macOS Catalina didn’t delete your personal and ripped videos, but it’s harder to find them

Searching in the TV app in Catalina doesn’t produce expected results.

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macOS 11 Big Sur Public Beta 3 now available: Here's how to install it

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 make your cheap Chromebook look and feel like a high-priced MacBook

Get the Mac experience without spending a bunch of money on a Mac.

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How to create a bootable macOS Big Sur installer drive

Put the macOS Big Sur installer on an external USB thumb drive or hard drive and use it to install the operating system on a Mac.

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How to set up a second shared Apple ID for the App Store

You can use one Apple ID for media and app purchases and another for email, contacts, calendars, and messaging.

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How to remove page numbers when printing from Numbers for Mac

It’s hidden in plain sight in the Print dialog.

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Apple Photos, iCloud Photos, and My Photo Stream: Figuring out what to use

What’s stored where and for how long is a tangled question.

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Soundbar shoppers: Consider these 10 essential features

From Dolby Atmos to eARC, weigh these key features when choosing a soundbar.

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Screen mismatch in Keynote? There’s a button to fix that

A disappearing button will provide the answer when you’re trying to get your Keynote slides on the right screen.

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How to use Keynote’s new Play Slideshow in Window feature with videoconferencing services

Get the best of full-screen presentation mode without using it.

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Hot-rod your home network with multi-gig wired ethernet—for far less coin than you might think

Falling prices for multi-gig (2.5/5/10GbE) equipment make upgrading your network to a faster standard very affordable.

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Master the command line: Deleting files and folders

The command line is not only powerful, it can also be dangerous. Learn how to use commands for deleting files and folders correctly to make sure your time with Terminal is a productivity godsend instead of a complete disaster.