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Font chaos in macOS Catalina and how to deal with it

If your work involves different varieties of fonts, you might be in for some trouble with macOS Catalina. Here are some techniques you can try to fix the situation.

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Can’t enable FileVault? An errant set of files may be blocking you

Some users are told that an institutional key has already been set on their Mac, even though they’re not part of an institution at all.

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How to get rid of the question mark on your Finder window’s toolbar

Why is there? Why? Why? It’s an old file or folder that has lost its way.

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Dropbox and iCloud Drive: How each service approaches cloud storage

The two services each take a different tack to reducing storage on a local drive.

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Getting started with two factor authentication

Unique passwords are essential, but they’re not enough.

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How to get rid of the screenshot drop shadow in macOS

You can opt to remove it only sometimes or permanently.

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How to open zip files on your iPhone or iPad

You no longer need third-party apps if you want to open zip files on iOS. Rar files? That's another story.

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How to take better screenshot selections in macOS

A number of extra keys can help you better shape a screen selection.

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Stop AirDrop in iOS with Screen Time

AirDrop can be abused by and abuse people. You can block it with Screen Time restrictions.

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How to stop receiving subscription renewal emails from Apple

Tired of getting emails every month about your app and service subscriptions billed through Apple? Here’s how to opt out.

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Why can’t Family Sharing include more than six people?

Apple imposes a seemingly arbitrary limit to prevent misuses of the feature.

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How to fix the “cannot be autosaved” bug when saving documents in macOS apps

An oddball problem with an oddball fix and some workarounds.

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Happy birthday to…who? How to purge your calendar of acquaintances’ natal days

For historic and syncing reasons, you may wind up with more birthdays listed as events than you want.

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Two Screen Time tips to keep kids from working around limits

Screen Time is a powerful tool for managing kids’ screen time, but a couple settings make a big difference.

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How to send messages to select iCloud accounts directly to the trash

You can effectively turn some addresses into bit buckets.

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How to protect your Ring account with the new Control Center privacy dashboard

Ring has updated its app with new and improved privacy tools. Here’s how to make the most of them.

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