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Your Mac’s Photos Library is important. Make a secondary backup of it using sync software

Using sync software can take the tedium out of backup up your Mac’s Photos Library.

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How to quickly manage and delete your Google search history

Google is rolling out new settings in Chrome and other browsers that make it easier to manage and delete your search history. Here's how to find them.

on pcworld.com

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How to use multiple drives with Time Machine for redundant backups

Time Machine lets you have multiple active backup volumes at once.

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What to do when FileVault won't turn on

Diagnosing an oddball scenario in which you can’t enable FileVault requires more information than macOS provides.

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How to download the personal data that Apple collects from you

Apple’s privacy website also now lets you get a copy of the data that Apple collects about you. Here’s how to get yours now.

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How to use Handoff with iOS 12

Handoff lets you pass activities between iOS and macOS, but iOS 12 makes it easier.

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When not to use Apple’s Mail Drop file transfer service

If you have a large file you need to share with several people, go a different route.

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macOS Mojave: For app permissions, what’s the difference between Accessibility and Full Disk Access?

Mojave offers new controls to prevent apps from gaining unwanted access.

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Is there a way to block certain incoming texts in iOS?

Harassers always find a way to reach you. The best way out, unfortunately, is to get a new number.

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How to get out of iOS public beta program

Apple made it easy to get on the public beta train, but make sure to hop off when you want to.

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It’s time to switch your Mac backups from Time Capsule to Time Machine volumes

Have an old Time Capsule? Replace it before its storage device fails on you.

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Can’t find a file in macOS? Here’s what to do

What if you know a file exists, and no amount of searching and browsing discovers it? It’s time to use the Terminal.

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Google Home Routines: How to put them to use

How to use Google Home Routines for automation and shortcuts.

on techhive.com

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Why does Apple’s two-factor sign-in think you’re hundreds of miles away?

Apple's 2FA doesn't use GPS, which results in locations that aren't exactly where you are.

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Accidentally merged a set of photos in iCloud Photo Library? Here’s a fix

There are a couple of ways you can unmix a set of pictures in Apple’s Photos app.