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Where to find app updates in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13

They’re not gone, but they’re nested more deeply.

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If your August, Nest, and Hue home/away triggers aren’t working with your new iPhone 11, here’s a fix

If your home/away triggers aren't working in iOS 13, you need to check your location settings.

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iOS 13: How to use Low Data Mode to slim your consumption

A feature formerly part of Low Power Mode can be used for Wi-Fi and cellular connections.

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How to make sure your sent email is copied to the right location in Mail

You can store your Sent mailbox on a server or in a Sent folder on a device.

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How to load a massive amount of data into Photos on a Mac set to Optimize Mac Storage

Your Mac has 128GB of storage and you have 600GB of photos. What to do?

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How to refresh the tiny tab icons in Safari when they start disappearing

Favicons have a long and odd history, and you can clear Safari’s cache.

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Time Machine: No FAT or exFAT drives, only HFS+ and APFS

While macOS can mount and interact with hard drives formatted as FAT or exFAT, Time Machine can’t deal with them.

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How to watch Apple’s ‘By innovation only’ event on September 10

You can watch the show on any Apple device or, for the first time, on YouTube.

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How to manage the dance of disk images, Time Machine, and excessively large backups

There’s a complicated balance to maintain so you keep backups up to date.

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A game of cat and Mouse Keys on the Mac

Fluffy can be thwarted by changing an accessibility setting.

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How to install a smart switch

Let us show you the easiest way to install a smart switch.

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Printer preference pane freezing? Here’s how to reset macOS’s printing system

If you don’t see printers and every move you make causes rainbows to appear, try these options.

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What to do if you’re worried about the legitimacy of a downloaded software installer

Apple developers get an extra layer of security that you can check.

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How to create a backup plan to restore passwords if your system fails

Having multiple copies of your data is great, unless you can’t access passwords required to unlock them.

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How to open items in the enclosing folder directly from a Spotlight search in macOS

There’s a keyboard shortcut and a few other hidden tricks.