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How to show the All My Files icon in the macOS Sidebar

One of the most useful features of macOS lets you see your files from newest to oldest.

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How to use TinkerTool System 5 to set folder permissions in macOS

There’s a utility that can help you with shared folders and access.

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How to view photos transferred from an iPad to a Mac

Need to offload your pics, but still want to access them from your iPad? Here are a few solutions.

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How to set up an external drive as a Time Machine destination for multiple Macs

Step-by-step directions on connecting Macs to a shared hard drive for backup.

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Want to recover a FileVault-encrypted drive without a recovery key? You’re out of luck

One of the downsides of protecting your data from others is how easy it is to lose it all.

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Why read/write permissions go awry with macOS File Sharing

Some macOS problems don't have an easy fix. This is one of them.