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AirPlay 2, macOS, and the limits of the HomePod

Stereo playback hasn’t yet come to system audio output or other apps because it relies on AirPlay 2.

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One workaround for merging two Apple ID accounts

Apple doesn’t let you combine IDs, but if one is new, you could just give it up.

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How to securely dispose of old storage media, like hard drives and SSDs

You can digitally wipe out data from a hard drive or SSD, but in some situations, you might need to physically destroy the media.

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How to get all of the Apple Watch Activity achievements

Trying to snag every Activity badge? Here's a full list of every achievement and what you need to do to get it.

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Google Privacy Checkup FAQ: How to limit tracking and still use the apps you love

Here's everything you need to know about the fine line between keeping your Google account private and destroying your favorite apps.

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Apple will drop Back to My Mac in macOS Mojave. Here are some workarounds if you rely on it

Apple has other tools you can use to remotely manage Macs.

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iOS: How to declutter Look Up

Look Up allows you to see dictionary definitions and more of selected words. Here’s how to adjust Look Up so it’s not so cluttered.

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Live Listen gives you super-hearing with AirPods and iOS 12

Having trouble hearing sometimes? iOS 12 adds an incredibly useful feature to your AirPods.

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How to use Bedtime Mode for Do Not Disturb in iOS 12

Make sure your phone doesn’t light up at night with Bedtime Mode

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How to copy a discontinued iOS app to another iOS device

If an app you rely on is no longer in the App Store, there are a few things you can do to possibly get that app on to a new device. But there are no guarantees.

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Smart home systems: DIY vs. hiring a professional

A certain degree of pride comes with building out your own smart home, but there’s no shame in hiring a pro.

on techhive.com

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How to control the order of images in a Photos for Mac slideshow

It’s not your fault. The feature is broken, but there are workarounds.

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Home security systems vs. smart home systems: How to choose the right DIY platform

What’s more important to you, security or convenience? Maybe you can have both.

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Smart home systems vs. home security systems: How to choose the right DIY platform

What do you value most: Convenience or security? Maybe you can have both.

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How to install Windows on your Mac using Boot Camp

After following these simple instructions, you'll be able to dual-boot your Mac into Windows.

on pcworld.com

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How to connect a TV or audio receiver to a HomePod

Plus, can HomePods manage surround sound? (No.)

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Smart home guide for beginners: Make your home more convenient to live in without spending lots of time or money

You don’t need to be an expert or spend a fortune on cutting-edge gear, these first steps will lay a foundation you can build on.

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