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    March 17th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    Ask the iTunes Guy: obtaining old apps, excluding comedy, and making more navigable playlists

    In this column, I look at some interesting questions about getting apps for iOS devices that aren’t using iOS 7, about viewing album art in playlists...

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    March 17th, 2014 by Ted Landau
    Bugs & Fixes: OS X 10.9.2 and the disappearing camera

    Initially, after updating to OS X 10.9.2, all seemed fine with my 2009 Mac Pro. Then I launched Skype. The application could no longer detect the...

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    March 14th, 2014 by Jason Snell Macworld
    Bad AppleScript: Safari and curling URLs

    I was listening to some podcasters I respect arguing about nuances in software development the other day, and thought to myself: I have no idea...

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    March 14th, 2014 by Tony Bradley
    Evernote power tips for email, Post-its, documents and more

    Evernote is considered the gold standard for note-taking apps, but for all its accolades most people barely tap into its capabilities. Evernote’s...

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    March 14th, 2014 by Josh de Lioncourt
    A closer look at iOS 7.1′s accessibility changes

    Along with CarPlay compatibility and some interface tweaks, Apple addressed several accessibility features in its latest iOS 7 update. Although...

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    March 13th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Mail merge and Office 2011 revisited

    Twitter follower Toby Sax is anxious for me to revisit an old Mac 911 column that lays out the steps for creating mail merged documents in Microsoft...

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    March 12th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    The secrets of OS X’s text tools

    When you write in a word processor or text editor on OS X, you might want the app to do more than record your words as unadorned plain text. In addition...

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    March 12th, 2014 by Serenity Caldwell
    Make iOS 7.1 less nausea-inducing

    This story originally ran in September 2013 with the launch of iOS 7. Now that iOS 7.1 is out, we’ve updated it with some of the new accessibility...

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    March 11th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Filter your email like a pro

    Twitter follower Jason Verly is interested in learning my technique for auto-filtering email. When I mentioned that doing this requires Outlook he...

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    March 7th, 2014 by Dan Moren
    Working with Do Not Disturb in OS X Mavericks

    Though Notification Center’s Do Not Disturb feature first made an appearance in Mountain Lion, it wasn’t until Mavericks that the feature really...

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    March 7th, 2014 by Lou Hattersley
    Your guide to iPhone symbols: what do they mean?

    “What does this iPhone symbol mean” is a question we hear a lot at Macworld. While the iPhone and iOS are as easy to use as possible, the iPhone...

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    March 6th, 2014 by Chris Barylick
    Advice from an Apple Tech: how to get old Mac OS X install discs

    If you troubleshoot Macs on a regular basis, sooner or later, you’re going to need an old Mac OS X install CD or DVD. Only the truly organised will...

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    March 4th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Using a flash drive with an iPad

    Reader Gerry Prescott has a question about flash drives and iPads. He writes: “In a recent article you said that you couldn’t play movies...

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    March 3rd, 2014 by Theano Nikitas
    How to create beautiful B&W images with Adobe Photoshop Elements 12

    Whether it’s an Instagram snap or a film portrait, black and white photography is never out of style. Today, there are a number of ways to create...

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    March 3rd, 2014 by Marco Tabini
    Five things you should know about iOS security

    Security is an extra-hot topic these days, as all sorts of government agencies short on letters, but long on budgets keep getting accused of spying...

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    February 27th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    iPad or laptop: which is right for you?

    Reader Clint Grosse, like many people, faces the ‘laptop or iPad’ decision. He writes: “I want to purchase either a 13in MacBook...

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    February 26th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    Is iTunes Match right for you?

    Apple’s iTunes Match has been around for more than two years and, other than the addition of the ad-free version of the Pandora-like iTunes Radio,...

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