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iPhone touch gestures and commands—no Home button, no problem!

Now that there’s no Home button, how do I take a screenshot? Use Apple Pay? Call on Siri? Our guide will show you.

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How to use the over-capture feature in the new iPhone camera to crop and adjust images later

Apple added a way to capture details outside your frame camera preview to aid in adjusting a picture after you snap the virtual shutter.

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Why you’re prompted to erase an external drive when you use it with Time Machine

Time Machine requires that the drive be in a certain format.

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macOS Catalina: How to use the new features in Safari 13

New features make it easier to manage multiple windows and tabs.

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How to create a bootable macOS Catalina installer drive

Put the macOS Catalina 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 find out if your Mac’s software is 32- or 64-bit

If you plan to use macOS beyond Mojave, you need to upgrade any 32-bit apps on your Mac to 64-bit. Here’s how to check for 32-bit apps on your Mac.

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What to do if your Mac’s Fusion Drive fails (or shows signs of failure)

Macs with Fusion Drives are rarely serviceable, and you’ll lose a lot of speed if the SSD conks out. The next step isn’t obvious.

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iOS 13 and iPadOS 13: How to use Markup on your screen captures and photos

Use Apple’s built-in tool to draw on images, add highlights and annotates, stamp your signature, and insert captions in screen captures, Photos, and Messages.

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How to convert a case-sensitive Mac HFS+ partition into a case-insensitive one

It’s tedious to convert these partition types, but not complicated.

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Why you should use Google Photos over iCloud Photos: Sharing photos and movies

It’s a common problem to want a set of media that you share with another person or your whole family, but iCloud Photos doesn’t support it.

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How to stop your Apple Watch from waking you up while sleeping

The Apple Watch still doesn’t have native sleep tracking, so you’ll need to jump through a few hoops if you want to wear it overnight.

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Where to find app updates in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13

They’re not gone, but they’re nested more deeply.

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How to transfer all your data from an old iPhone to a new iPhone

There are an extra couple of steps if you are transferring to a device that’s not fresh from the box.

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If your August, Nest, and Hue home/away triggers aren’t working with your new iPhone 11, here’s a fix

If your home/away triggers aren't working in iOS 13, you need to check your location settings.

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iOS 13: How to use Low Data Mode to slim your consumption

A feature formerly part of Low Power Mode can be used for Wi-Fi and cellular connections.