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Troubleshooting tips for using an old iMac as an external display for a Thunderbolt 3 Mac

Old iMacs never die, their screens just fade away. But use them in the meantime!

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Apple's pay services explained and how to find and change payment methods

What’s the difference between Apple Card, Apple Cash etc.? And Apple splits payment in multiple places, sometimes making it hard to track down

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How to format a thumb drive for both Mac and Windows

The Mac/Windows-compatible ExFat format allows larger file sizes than the old FAT32.

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Can’t print to an office printer? You may need to enter an access code in macOS

Some office printers require a code for print jobs to proceed.

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How to fix an old iPhoto problem with location names

Did you give a custom name to a location, and now want to replace it? Here's how.

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How to turn on/off automatic hiding of the menu bar in macOS Big Sur 11

With macOS, Apple allows for the automatic hiding of the menu bar. Here's how to adjust this setting in macOS Big Sur.

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How to modify the Start Page in Safari 14 for macOS

Instructions on how to adjust the categories that appear and add a background image.

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macOS Big Sur: The startup chime is back

The chord the Mac plays when you boot a Mac has returned. If you don’t like it, you can turn it off in system preferences.

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macOS 11 Big Sur Public Beta 9 now available: Here's how to install it

The next version of the Mac operating system, macOS 11 Big Sur, will be officially released this fall. But you can install and run Big Sur now by joining Apple’s Public Beta program.

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How to merge two macOS accounts into one

Sometimes you have legacy material in another account and want to consolidate it.

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Apple Maps lists your location incorrectly? You can report it

We’re not responsible for Apple Maps, despite what some Macworld readers think, but we have some advice.

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iOS 14: How to add, remove, and customize widgets

The totally new home screen of iOS 14 lets you place widgets anywhere.

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iOS 14: How to use the App Library

Apple’s big home screen redesign in iOS 14 centers around a new screen that contains all your apps.

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How to print from Photos without cropping your images

The Contact Sheet, ironically, is the best method to preserve dimensions.

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Got a Mac with a SD Card slot? Don’t rely on it as a storage upgrade

It’s tempting because of the price, but you’ll regret the performance.