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How to share your contact card in iOS

A seemingly trivial task requires setup and many steps to use.

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iTunes 12.7: How to cope with the abrupt changes

iTunes just lost the iOS App Store and ringtone downloads, and reorganized other parts. Here's what you need to know to help ease the transition.

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How to recover your files when your Mac won’t start up properly

When your Mac won't finish its startup process, how do you get access to the data? There are a few tings you can try.

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How to copy a Live Photo from your Mac back to an iOS device

There are three ways to copy a Live Photo from a Mac to an iPhone.

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How to open Microsoft Excel spreadsheets in 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 open Microsoft Word documents in Apple Pages on a Mac

Don't have a copy of Word? You can open that document in Pages, no sweat. You can then save it as a Word, file, too.

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How to open Microsoft PowerPoint presentations in Apple Keynote on a Mac

Don’t have a copy of PowerPoint? You can open that presentation in Keynote, and then you can then save it in PowerPoint format.

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How to tell which iPad model you have

From a distance, you might not be able to tell two different iPad models apart. But it's easy to tell which one you have...if you know where to look.

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Can ransomware hijack Mac backups? Yes, but...

There are ways to protect your backups from rare ransomware attacks.

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Why continuous backups on your Mac are a good idea

A reader would like to backup files only manually due to performance

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How to learn Apple Swift, Apple’s language for creating iOS and macOS apps

Learn the language Apple uses to create apps for iOS and macOS.

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How to delete iOS apps in iTunes for Mac to free up storage

iTunes downloads iOS apps if you use iTunes for syncing. But you don't have to keep those apps on your Mac.

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How to keep Migration Assistant from overwriting existing files on a new Mac

A reader wants to migrate without deleting files.

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Troubleshoot and recover a Mac with a failed drive

Even Macworld contributors run into Mac problems. Join us as we troubleshoot and recover data from a Mac with a bad hard drive.

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How to move from CrashPlan for Home to another backup solution

The company behind the local and hosted backup software is sunsetting its product October 2018, and if you use it, you have decisions to make.