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    July 16th, 2014 by Rob Griffiths
    Nine things everyone should know how to do with a spreadsheet

    If your job requires you to do anything substantial with numbers, chances are good that you use a spreadsheet app to do it. For most of us the choice...

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    July 16th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    Ask the iTunes Guy: Inconsistent buttons and faulty gapless playback

    iTunes has many quirks and inconstancies. In this week’s column, I look at a few of them. Why do Next and Previous buttons display only sometimes...

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    July 15th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to restore deleted Safari bookmarks

    Reader Aaron Drake did the bad thing with his bookmarks and would like to undo his actions. He writes: “I recently went on a cleaning binge and...

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    July 14th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to create a Screen Sharing shortcut

    Reader Jim Mullen seeks a swifter way to screen share. He writes: I use a Mac mini as a media center connected to my TV. Because I use it to store...

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    July 11th, 2014 by Lisa Wood
    Buying your first Mac? Save money with a refurbished Macbook

    Shop at mResell and save up to $250 on a refurbished iMac and/or up to $100 on a refurbished iPad. Buying a brand new Mac is an expensive decision...

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    July 11th, 2014 by Jeff Carlson
    Life after Aperture and iPhoto: What to do with your image library

    When most companies kill off a neglected product, the damage is usually limited to the few remaining customers that have stuck by it. In the case...

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    July 9th, 2014 by Anjali Behl
    Why you should buy a refurbished iPad

    Refurbished iPad: Why you should buy one. Planning to buy a refurbished iPad and still a tad unsure about what you’re getting into? Here’s what...

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    July 9th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    iTunes: Changing tags and missing movies

    Why on earth does iTunes sometimes change the tags of content in your library? Can you back up your iOS devices to a different folder than the default...

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    July 8th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Devices disconnecting? It’s the USB hub

    Reader Micha Warwick has a problem with power. He writes: I recently purchased a powered 10-port USB hub because I have a lot of peripherals. I’ve...

  10. Help
    July 7th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Stream your musical performances across the internet with Nicecast

    A musical reader is anxious to perform to a remote audience and writes: I know you’re a musician and I’m hoping you can answer this one for me....

  11. Help
    July 4th, 2014 by Dan Miller
    Three smart tricks for managing printers in OS X

    Recently, one of our writers, Topher Kessler, wrote what I thought was a really good piece for us. The topic: printer management. To be honest,...

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    July 3rd, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Block auto-play videos when they play anyway

    Reader James Haring would like to do something about videos that play unbidden in Safari. He writes: I read your column about blocking auto-play...

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    July 2nd, 2014 by Joe Kissell
    How to make two-factor authentication less of a pain

    You probably know by now that you should never use the same password in more than one place, and that each of your passwords should be strong enough...

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    July 1st, 2014 by Topher Kessler
    Beyond the basics: OS X’s advanced printer tools

    Setting up a printer in OS X is often as simple as plugging it in to your Mac or connecting to a shared printer on the local network. From these simple...

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    July 1st, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to sync both ringtones and iTunes Match music

    Reader Aaron Landers is confused by an element of iTunes syncing. He writes: I have some songs on my iPhone that I’ve downloaded via iTunes Match....

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    June 30th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to remove unwanted utilities from your Mac

    A reader who wishes to remain anonymous is attempting to help his helpmate. This person writes: My wife recently took her Mac to the company where...

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    June 26th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Understanding the limitations of a Mac’s microphone

    Reader Ross Andrus is seeking greater fidelity from his MacBook Air. He writes: I have a MacBook Air and I’m trying to record me singing and playing...

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