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    Find missing ringtones, understand the mysterious ‘Other’ on iOS devices, and print album lists

    It’s the holiday season, and many of you may have new Macs, new iOS devices or new content to add to your iTunes library. This week, I look at questions...

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    When good email disappears: archiving old messages

    Reader Chris Sinclair would love to have a copy of his old email. He writes. “My company has used Gmail for a few years and recently switched...

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    Top 10 lessons for the new Mac user

    My hope is that you’ve been directed to this story by a caring friend or relative – so caring, in fact, that their holiday generosity extended...

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    Fix a plug-in-related PDF printing issue in Safari

    After upgrading to Mavericks, I ran into an issue where I couldn’t print from a site that used a Silverlight-based web app. In particular, when...

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    How to control focus and depth of field on your iPhone camera

    One of the most striking differences between your iPhone and a large camera like a DSLR is the way the two cameras focus and control depth of field....

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    How to shoot the best portraits with your iPhone

    The iPhone is a capable device for most of our daily snapshots. And even though it’s not quite as versatile as a dedicated digital camera, you can...

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    How to turn old photos into new holiday calendars

    A calendar made from old family photos is a great gift for parents, grandparents and similarly sentimental family members. And by old photos, we mean...

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    How Mac experts organise their files

    Computers are the ultimate file cabinets. My own Mac stores oodles files of all types – my photos, my music and thousands of text and Word documents....

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    What’s the best smartphone for photographers?

    Question: Do you want a smartphone or a camera for Christmas? Answer: Yes. That’s about where it stands in the smartphone market today. No longer...

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    How to permanently delete your Facebook account

    Reader Amy Campbell has had enough. She writes: “I just heard that Facebook not only tracks everything you post, but also things you’ve chosen...

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    Move your iTunes library to another user and search the iTunes Store efficiently

    It’s time for another grab-bag column, with a number of interesting questions I’ve received from readers recently. I look at whether or not you...

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    How to create iOS ringtones

    At one time, commercial ringtones were a thriving business. For a couple of bucks you could have Led Zeppelin, Madonna, Britney Spears or Eminem blast...

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    Smartphone photo tips for the holidays

    These days, everyone is a photographer. We’re taking more photos than ever, but most of those photos aren’t being captured with digital SLRs or...

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    Exploring iMovie’s editing options

    In the past two lessons, I showed you how to piece together a basic iMovie project as well as how to create an iMovie trailer. Helpful as those...

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    iCloud backup tricks for the iPhone and iPad

    It’s important to back up your iOS device, just as you should your Mac. You can back your iPad or iPhone up to your computer using iTunes, or you...

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    Maintaining a Boot Camp partition when upgrading the Mac OS

    Reader Mapa is interested in upgrading to Mavericks, but has a Boot Camp partition. The reader writes: “I am still running Mac OS X Snow Leopard...

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    Clean up your public internet profile

    Maggs2378 found personal information “on one of those ‘people search’ websites” and wants to know how to get it removed. Removing...

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