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How to erase documents on a printer before sale or disposal

Most printers don’t retain information; multi-function printers might.

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MacOS File Settings: The difference between Locked and Sharing & Permissions

Permissions and local file properties are unrelated, but can serve a similar purpose.

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Android quick replies on your Fitbit Ionic and Versa: How to get set up and customized

Fitbit has flipped the switch on Android smart replies for the Versa and Ionic. Here's how to get it set up on your smartwatch.

on pcworld.com

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How to stop Calendars from showing holidays and birthdays

An option to hide a couple of special calendars isn’t found in Settings.

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Preventing outgoing calls on an iPhone

It seems like a reasonable limitation that a parent may want to have on a child's phone.

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Help us with the case of the mysterious ‘Dust Me’ hard drive label (Solved!)

We needs your help in figuring out this problem for a Macworld reader.

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How to install macOS updates without an Apple ID

While the Mac App Store wants you to log in, it’s not strictly necessary.

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Mother’s Day gift: Create a photo book in Apple Photos for Mac

Mother’s Day is May 13. Get your order in now to make sure it arrives on time.

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Photos not importing? Figure out the culprit with Image Capture

Sometimes, a bad image or a large import can be at fault, but you can break it down.

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Problems with an Apple AirPort? It could be a hardware failure

We’ve seen many reports that failing Apple base stations create transient problems that can only be fixed by replacement.

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macOS High Sierra: Why you can't format an internal SSD with HFS+ format

But you can downgrade and reformat for an older version of macOS.

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How to find your FileVault recovery key in macOS

If lost, you’re sunk, but you may have opted to store it in iCloud.

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How to create private Alexa skills without code

Amazon's Alexa Skills Blueprints let anyone with an Alexa device make household skills.

on techhive.com

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How to recover an iCloud account when a factor for two-factor authentication goes missing

Apple has a last-ditch effort when you’ve lost it all, but it’s not guaranteed.

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How to fix autocorrect in iOS

What to do when you get inappropriate suggestions from the iOS autocorrect feature.