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    October 6th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    iTunes: When a large iOS update won’t fit your iPhone

    In these columns I sometimes deal with questions that have complex answers – using AppleScripts or other workarounds to get iTunes to do what you...

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    October 2nd, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to teach Siri about your relationships

    Twitter follower Tom McM posed an expectedly short question along these lines: How can I teach Siri about my relationships? All my followers are good...

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    October 1st, 2014 by Ashleigh Allsopp
    28 iOS tips & tricks: Get to know iOS 8

    Apple has released iOS 8, its new version of its mobile operating system for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. With it comes a slew of new features...

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    October 1st, 2014 by Rob Griffiths
    The pros and cons of adding a 4K display to your Mac

    I’ve long believed there’s no such thing as ‘too many pixels.’ My desk setup follows that to a tee: I currently use a 27in iMac and...

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    September 30th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Too much unwanted email? Use these tricks for identifying and unsubscribing

    Reader Betina Baylor would like to do something about removing her name from marketing email. She writes: Over the years I’ve purchased items from...

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    September 30th, 2014 by Topher Kessler
    How and when to use OS X’s advanced audio controls

    You can use a Mac for a long time without ever adjusting its audio settings. As with so many things in OS X, the default settings often work just...

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    September 29th, 2014 by Brad Chacos
    Safe from Shellshock: How to protect your home computer from the Bash shell bug

    On the surface, the critical ‘Shellshock’ bug revealed last week sounds devastating. By exploiting a bug in the Bash shell command line...

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    September 26th, 2014 by Chris Barylick
    Internet sharing: The secret weapon in troubleshooting someone else’s Mac

    It’s not perfect, and there will always be things that I’ll grouse about. But there are other things about OS X that I love. Chief among them:...

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    September 25th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Makin’ copies: How to preserve automatically deleted iOS installers

    Reader John Allen seeks a way to hang on to files that are at risk of deletion. He writes: In a recent article about upgrading to iOS 8 you mentioned...

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    September 24th, 2014 by Anders Lundberg
    Keyboard Maestro: Eight unexpected uses for the old-school Mac-hacking tool

    OS X includes all kinds of tools to help speed up your Mac’s workflow – scripting, keyboard shortcuts and Automator among them. But the venerable...

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    September 23rd, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How iOS 8 and Yosemite got me to stop jailbreaking my iPhone

    Reader Donald Emerson wonders if I’ve had a change of heart. He writes: I know that, in the past, you were a pretty unrepentant jailbreaker. I was...

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    September 23rd, 2014 by Topher Kessler
    Four ways to open applications and documents automatically in OS X

    While Apple makes opening applications and documents in OS X relatively straightforward, there may be times when you’d like to automate the process,...

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    September 22nd, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    iTunes: When is it better to store apps and music in the cloud?

    Recent news is dominated by the iPhone 6 and iOS 8, but not everything in the Apple universe revolves around its latest releases. I have three burning...

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    September 19th, 2014 by Ted Landau
    The trick to finding the right printer driver for your Mac

    I recently purchased a new Epson AIO inkjet printer, the 2014 WF-4630. Overall, I couldn’t be more pleased with it. It’s fast, versatile and produces...

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    September 18th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to upgrade to iOS 8 (and downgrade to iOS 7 if you regret it)

    As winter winds down and spring kicks in, it’s time for another iOS update. And, just as predictably, a lot of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners...

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    September 16th, 2014 by Topher Kessler
    How to spill-proof your laptop (and how to fix it if that fails)

    Perhaps one of the worst threats your Mac faces is the chance of being doused with water or other liquid: In a second, a cup of coffee could leave...

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    September 16th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to send multiple images from iPhoto for iOS

    Reader Tim McBrayer has a question about iPhoto on his iPad. He writes: When I’m running iPhoto on my iPad I’d like to pick a particular photo...

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