1. Help
    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...

  2. Help
    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...

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    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....

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    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...

  6. Help
    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...

  7. Help
    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...

  8. Help
    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....

  9. Help
    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...

  10. Help
    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...

  11. Help
    June 24th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Treating a processor-hogging Chrome browser

    A reader who wishes to be known as Frustrated in Frisco has an issue with Chrome. The frustrated one writes: The past couple of weeks, my MacBook...

  12. Help
    June 23rd, 2014 by Anjali Behl
    Upgrading your device with the launch of iOS 8? Sell your old iPhone or iPad

    Thinking about a new device in spring? Sell your old device and save some money Whether you’re an Apple enthusiast or a new Apple user, chances...

  13. Help
    June 23rd, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to connect an Apple TV to analogue speakers

    Reader Glen Lanier has two devices that seem to have difficulty communicating. He writes: I just put a small TV and Apple TV in my bedroom and connected...

  14. Help
    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...

  15. Help
    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...

  16. Help
    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...

  17. Help
    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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