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How to pair an Xbox One controller with your iPhone or iPad

You can finally use game controllers you're likely already have in your home.

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How to pair a PS4 DualShock 4 controller with your iPhone or iPad

You can finally use game controllers you're likely already have in your home.

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Apple Photos: How to remove subscribers from a shared album

You may want to modify who can see images, or they no longer want to have the storage occupied.

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Your old monitor looks blurry? It’s a retina (or lack of it) issue

Old monitors look terrible compared to modern ones, so much so you might think something’s wrong.

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How to use a Mac laptop or iMac with a broken display

A few options can work, depending on the damage and your model.

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Master the command line: Navigating files and folders

Ready to learn a new skill in the new year? The Terminal can be a powerful productivity tool, if you know the basics.

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Master the command line: Copying and moving files on the Mac

Wish you could move a bunch of folders all at once or instantly move every file of a certain type into a new folder? Using your Mac's Terminal commands may be the answer.

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How to identify a font, any font, anywhere you find it

See a great font in a logo, on a sign, on the Web, in a book? Finding its name is easier than you might think.

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How to watch Apple’s September 15 ‘Time Flies’ event

The event will broadcast online and is available for everyone to watch. It starts at 10 a.m. PT, and will probably last at least an hour, so plan accordingly.

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This quirky method could let you use drives that won’t mount on your Mac after a bad ejection

A few Terminal commands can remove files that may be blocking your drive from mounting.

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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 set Chrome as your default web browser in iOS 14

If you prefer Chrome to Safari, you can make it the browser used to open web links from any app.

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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.