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Understanding how iCloud Photos optimizes photo storage and keeps your originals

Apple makes it possible to have thumbnails of a much larger media collection, but always retains the full-resolution versions.

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How to back up your Google Photos library and keep your metadata

If you want to create a full backup of your Google Photos library, you're going to lose all of your metadata. Here's how to keep it intact.


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How to cancel Apple Music

You've given Apple Music a try, but it's not for you. Here's how to end your subscription.

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How to take and edit a screenshot on an iPhone 11 or SE

Here’s how to take a screenshot on your iPhone no matter which model you have.

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How to find a monitor that pivots for portrait perfection

Retailers don’t make it simple to find which displays can rotate around their axis.

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Do your iPhone and Mac’s country of origin need to match to work together?

You might run into issues with multiple Apple IDs based on location.

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How to automate changing the date and time on HEIC files

The not-quite-new format isn’t supported by some utilities for fixing photo timestamps.

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How to add a podcast by URL feed to Apple's Podcasts app and other apps

While it’s usually a click or tap, you may wind up with a URL you want to add manually.

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Monitor won’t rotate? You might be able to use a replacement stand

Your Mac might be able to rotate your display in software, but what if you hardware is fixed in place?

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Apple media sharing limits explained and why you should use Plex instead

Apple sets limits in a few directions on what you can share among people in a family or home.


How to get Peacock on your Fire TV right now

How to sideload Peacock on Fire TV while Amazon and NBCUniversal fight over money.


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Need a portrait screen on your Mac? Rotate your display

macOS offers an option on many displays to change orientation.

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Why the iOS Mail app shows a phantom unread message badge and what to do about it

If the Mail app on your iPhone or iPad is displaying phantom unread messages badge, you might have a sorting problem. Here’s how to fix it.

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How to use picture-in-picture on your iPhone in iOS 14

The iPad feature finally comes to iPhone, and it may change the way you watch videos and make FaceTime calls.

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Coping with inconsistent facial recognition in Apple Photos

Photos attaches names to images of people you identify, but doesn’t always keep them organized.