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    January 16th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Turning two partitions into one

    Reader Sonya Jefferson tells a tale of two partitions. She writes: “I used Disk Utility to format a drive so that it has two partitions. I’d...

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    January 15th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    Print an app list and control iTunes from the menu bar

    In this first column of 2014, I address how to get a list of apps on an iOS device, show some tagging tricks for multidisc sets, and offer suggestions...

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    January 15th, 2014 by Derrick Story, Macworld
    Portrait retouching in five easy steps

    We seldom have complete control when shooting portraits, but we are masters of our images when we open them in Aperture for editing. In just five...

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    January 14th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to (and why not to) combine external drives into a RAID

    Reader Liam Yates finds himself with two spare hard drives and one question. He writes: “Over the years I’ve collected a couple of USB...

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    January 14th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    Four fun ways to customise your Mac

    You may use your Mac for serious work, but sometimes it’s a good thing to add a touch of whimsy to it. Here are four quick tips for customising...

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    January 11th, 2014 by James Galbraith
    Breathing new life into old Mac Pros

    As we saw in our first round of benchmarks, the new Mac Pro is more of a specialised workstation than a general purpose computer. In fact, unless...

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    January 10th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Creating ringtones with GarageBand

    When introducing you to GarageBand in our last lesson, I claimed that non-musicians could find uses for Apple’s audio and music application. I...

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    January 10th, 2014 by Serenity Caldwell
    How to shoot and share slo-mo video on your iPhone 5s

    If you haven’t yet played around with Apple’s slo-mo feature on the iPhone 5s, now’s a perfect time to start. This week’s video tip has Macworld...

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    January 9th, 2014 by James Galbraith
    How we test: Speedmark 9 Mac benchmarks

    When Apple releases a major update of its operating system, we in the Macworld Lab update our overall system performance benchmark suite, Speedmark,...

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    January 9th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    Find missing ringtones, understand the mysterious ‘Other’ on iOS devices, and print album lists

    It’s the holiday season, and many of you may have new Macs, new iOS devices or new content to add to your iTunes library. This week, I look at questions...

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    January 9th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    When good email disappears: archiving old messages

    Reader Chris Sinclair would love to have a copy of his old email. He writes. “My company has used Gmail for a few years and recently switched...

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    January 8th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Top 10 lessons for the new Mac user

    My hope is that you’ve been directed to this story by a caring friend or relative – so caring, in fact, that their holiday generosity extended...

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    January 8th, 2014 by Chris Barylick
    How to replace the optical drive in a Unibody MacBook Pro with a second-hard drive

    Sometime around 2008 and with the advent of the first MacBook Air, Apple made the declarative statement that the end was in sight for optical drives...

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    January 7th, 2014 by Dan Moren
    Fix a plug-in-related PDF printing issue in Safari

    After upgrading to Mavericks, I ran into an issue where I couldn’t print from a site that used a Silverlight-based web app. In particular, when...

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    January 7th, 2014 by Dave Johnson, TechHive
    How to control focus and depth of field on your iPhone camera

    One of the most striking differences between your iPhone and a large camera like a DSLR is the way the two cameras focus and control depth of field....

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    January 7th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    Master the command line: how to use man pages

    If you’ve read Macworld or Macworld Australia for any length of time – particularly our OS X Hints blog or any other story that asks you...

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    January 6th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Getting started with GarageBand

    Wait!! Yes, you – you who absent-mindedly clicked the link that led you here, realised that you were about to receive instruction regarding Apple’s...

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