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How to get your iPhone, iPad, and Mac repaired if your Apple Store is closed

You usually take your device to your local Apple Store to get it fixed, but COVID-19 has them all closed. What now?

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How to use any Thunderbolt device on any Thunderbolt Mac—and we mean any

An Apple adapter and the proper Thunderbolt dock let your Mac to handle any generation Thunderbolt device, including bus-power-only peripherals.

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How to change the location tracking settings in iOS 13 and iPad OS 13

iOS and iPadOS may relaunch force-quit apps that are approved for always tracking your location.

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How to work around a Photos bug in macOS Catalina that thinks an image or movie remains in an album

A bug in tracking the state of photos and videos can mess up your smart albums.

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How to reset an Apple TV after a split, sale, or other change

Apple TV apps, just like those in iOS and iPadOS, retain registration information about the initial downloader.

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How to protect your Mac against attack and disaster

Our data is vulnerable to hardware failure and lapses in trust. Here are a few things you can do to protect yourself.

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TV tech terms demystified, part one: Screen size, resolution, and speed

Don't be befuddled by the alphabet soup of acronyms, spec charts, and feature lists you'll encounter when shopping for a new TV. This guide series explains it all in plain language.

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How to move email from your Mac to a mail server for iPhone and iPad access

It’s just a matter of drag and drop—and available storage.

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How to disable Wi-Fi on an iPhone or iPad and always use cellular data

The Wi-Fi on/off switch is the key, rather than the more convenient Control Center button.

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Font chaos in macOS Catalina and how to deal with it

If your work involves different varieties of fonts, you might be in for some trouble with macOS Catalina. Here are some techniques you can try to fix the situation.

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Can’t enable FileVault? An errant set of files may be blocking you

Some users are told that an institutional key has already been set on their Mac, even though they’re not part of an institution at all.

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How to get rid of the question mark on your Finder window’s toolbar

Why is there? Why? Why? It’s an old file or folder that has lost its way.

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Dropbox and iCloud Drive: How each service approaches cloud storage

The two services each take a different tack to reducing storage on a local drive.

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Getting started with two factor authentication

Unique passwords are essential, but they’re not enough.

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How to get rid of the screenshot drop shadow in macOS

You can opt to remove it only sometimes or permanently.

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How to open zip files on your iPhone or iPad

You no longer need third-party apps if you want to open zip files on iOS. Rar files? That's another story.