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    June 19th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    Four ways to delete iOS apps

    If you’re like most iOS users, you have lots of apps. It’s all too tempting and all too easy to buy new ones (or download free ones) from the...

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    June 19th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    A cure for too many contacts

    Reader Frank Wu knows way too many people. He writes: I have about 18,000 contacts and neither the Address Book or Contacts app have synced in the...

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    June 18th, 2014 by Jonathan Stewart
    Will you be able to run OS X Yosemite, iOS 8?

    Will your Apple devices be able to update to OS X Yosemite, iOS 8? Apple unveiled OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 at the Worldwide Developers Conference 2014...

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    June 18th, 2014 by Topher Kessler
    Do you have bad RAM? How to find it and how to fix it

    The RAM in your Mac is in essence the active workspace of your computer, in which your programs run and your content is created. Because of this,...

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    June 17th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Finding yourself when your Mac can’t

    Reader Chris Jenkins is searching for himself. He writes: I have an older Mac Pro running OS X Mavericks. When I launch the Maps app the Location...

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    June 16th, 2014 by Chris Barylick
    Advice from an Apple Tech: how to replace the glass on an iPad mini

    Following up my article on replacing the glass on a first- or second-generation iPad, the question came about as to how to repair an iPad mini’s...

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    June 16th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    Ask the iTunes Guy: when iTunes Match doesn’t match

    In this week’s column, I examine an iTunes Match problem that happens to some people, where their music isn’t available from a Mac. I also look...

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    June 16th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to set up a replacement iPhone

    Reader Stephanie Johnson has a question regarding an old and new iPhone and the apps they hold. She writes: I have a 64GB iPhone 5, and there’s...

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    June 13th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to rip a Blu-ray disc

      Transcript Over the years we’ve talked about creating backups and portable copies of the DVD media you own. But the world of disc-based media...

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    June 12th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Mavericks and the ancient AirPort base station

    A reader who wishes to remain anonymous has a simple question about Mavericks and an older version of Apple’s AirPort Utility. That question reads:...

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    June 12th, 2014 by Topher Kessler
    How to troubleshoot a frozen Mac menu bar

    The system menu bar in OS X is usually fully accessible, either by moving your mouse to the top of the screen and clicking on it or by using hotkeys....

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    June 11th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    iTunes: Four ways to control your media

    iTunes lets you control your music playback from its window, but if you don’t want the full interface visible while you listen to music, there are...

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    June 10th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Revealing Mavericks’ hidden screensaver images

    Reader Anna Howarth seeks to beautify her desktop. She writes: I love some of the images that appear in Apple’s Aerial screensaver collection. Some...

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    June 5th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    How to access iCloud files from your Mac

    [Editor's Note: This story was written prior to the WWDC keynote, at which Apple execs outlined some upcoming changes to the way iCloud files are...

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    June 5th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to share iTunes content with your family right now

    Reader Frank Stillman has a question related to a feature recently announced by Apple. He writes: “I’m interested in Apple’s announcement...

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    June 4th, 2014 by Christopher Breen and Dan Frakes
    Getting familiar with Family Sharing

    Family Sharing, a feature due to debut with Mac OS X Yosemite, should bring a measure of sanity to households full of Apple devices. The idea behind...

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    June 3rd, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to identify VPN protocols in OS X

    A reader who wishes to remain anonymous requires more information about a VPN connection than OS X is willing to provide. The reader writes: “I’m...

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