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    Ask the iTunes Guy: of track lengths, genre sorting and remote storage

    In this week’s column, I look at four interesting questions. One about setting the start and end time for tracks in the cloud, another about shunting...

  2. Help
    How to reclaim your email when LinkedIn’s Intro shuts down

    LinkedIn’s attempt to wedge itself into iPhone users’ emails is being ‘shut down’ – a euphemism for killed – as part of the professional...

  3. Help
    GarageBand: the finer (and final) points

    As a writer/musician who’s spent a lot of time with GarageBand over the years, I must resist the temptation to explore its every nook and cranny...

  4. Help 1
    How to simplify your social media life

    Social media such as Twitter and Facebook can serve many worthwhile purposes, both personal and professional. It can also turn into a huge time sink...

  5. Help 3
    Fact versus fiction: What does (and doesn’t) speed up your Mac

    A faster Mac is always a better Mac, and there are many things you can do to get the most performance from your computer. But what really works? Here...

  6. Help 1
    How to drag items to your hard drive without being challenged for a password

    Reader Terry Bone is bone-tired of entering her password when attempting to move a file to her hard drive. She writes: “I just got a new MacBook...

  7. Help
    How I manage spam on my mobile devices

    Spam. Nobody likes it. Everybody hates it. Yet it continues to exist, filling inboxes with unwanted offers for generic drugs, overseas lotteries,...

  8. Help
    How to simplify your files

    There are well over a million files on my Mac. Sure, a few hundred thousand of those are components of OS X itself or of the apps I’ve installed....

  9. Help
    How to batch rename files for free

    A reader who wishes to remain anonymous would prefer to forgo some busy work. He writes: “I’ve been working on a project for a couple of months...

  10. Help 3
    Apple suggests workaround for ongoing Mavericks Mail issues

    Have you upgraded your operating system to Mavericks? Despite a marked slowdown of late, there’s still an over one in three chance that you...

  11. Help
    How to get Justin Bieber out of your Twitter timeline

    A funny thing happened on the internet last week. You see, Justin Bieber got busted for drunk driving, driving without a valid licence, and resisting...

  12. Help
    Simplify your app selection

    Every time I read about a new Mac or iOS app in a category I use, I think to myself, “Oh, cool. That could save me some time and effort.” I download...

  13. Help
    Clean up your Apple TV’s homescreen

    Apple added yet another channel to the Apple TV this week, meaning there are more than 30 icons on the device’s homescreen. That can be a lot,...

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    Simplify your email

    If your email is completely under control – your Inbox is normally empty, filing new messages is a breeze and you feel no anxiety at all about the...

  15. Help
    GarageBand for guitar players

    It’s a tradition that a true garage band must have at least one guitar (and more if you can rustle up enough outlets, amps and kids who can nail...

  16. Help 2
    Tweak your iOS audio with EQ settings

    Before you drop $300 on the latest high-end headphones to listen to music on your iOS device, check to see whether an equalisation (EQ) app can...

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    How to print captions with your iPhoto images

    Reader Delores Rice will soon be digging deeper into her Applications folder. She writes: “I need a program that will allow me to import a group...

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