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  1. How to get started with – and get more out of – your new Apple HomePod(s)

    Apple’s HomePod starts with a simple setup and it ends with you forgetting you didn’t always…

  2. How to set up irregular heart rate notifications on your Apple Watch

    You can enable notifications from the Heart Rate app on your Apple Watch…

  3. How to make new T2-secured Macs boot from external drives

    Take a minute to fix this now, before you have to…

  4. How to build a MacBook Air Windows eGPU gaming setup

    On its own, the 2018 MacBook Air is a downright terrible gaming machine…

  5. How to remotely help someone fix their iPhone, iPad, and Mac using Messages screen sharing

    You can invite someone to share your screen, or request or be invited to share the screen…

  6. Got a new Apple Watch for Christmas? Turn on these health-monitoring features

    Apple Watch can be an excellent health monitor just by wearing it, but there are some opt-in features…

  7. Setting up a new (or repurposed) Mac

    The very best way to understand the process is to consider some practical examples…

  8. How to fix problems with your Mac’s Wi-Fi

    Modern versions of macOS have a diagnostic tool built in

  9. How to free up space on your Mac by moving your Photos library to an external drive

    You can store your library on an external storage device, such as a USB or Thunderbolt drive…

  10. 2018’s best 100+ Mac tips

    Apple introduced an all-new operating system in 2018…

  11. Cleaning up sensitive files: How to sanitize storage

    The most common reason for wanting to clean up sensitive files on internal or external storage…

  12. How to decrypt and copy your old DVD collection on macOS Mojave

    DVDs are yesteryear’s technology for certain…

  13. How to prepare your Mac for service/repair, and restore it later

    We all hope that it will never happen, but even Macs sometimes break…

  14. The Apple Watch settings every user should know

    Apple Watch seems set to be one of the most popular gifts this season

  15. How to use one Mac as a Time Machine destination for another

    Here’s a strange (but interesting!) thing you can do with APFS under Mojave and High Sierra…

  16. Apple AirDrop assaults on the rise as criminals ‘cyber flash’ strangers with lewd images

    Cyber-flashing is the act of sending lewd pictures to unsuspecting victims…

  17. Use your iPad as a second display for your Mac

    Duet Display is an app made by former Apple engineers that allows you to use your iPad…

  18. 12 Siri tips you’ll wish you’d used before

    Everybody likes to learn a few tips that will save them time, so I’ve identified a dozen things…

  19. How to best organize your Mac’s files, folders and documents

    If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance your computer is a mess…

  20. How to manage notifications to stop constant interruptions

    Notifications keep you in touch with your friends, breaking news, the weather, and much more, but…

  21. How to use your iPad Pro as a laptop replacement

    We’ve been looking at how to use an iPad Pro to replace a laptop for many tasks…

  22. How to add automatic sleep tracking to your Apple Watch

    The Apple Watch Series 4 is a fantastic upgrade to Apple’s wrist-wearable accessory…

  23. How to fix your Mac if macOS Mojave freezes

    It is rare but your Mac can freeze and become unresponsive…

  24. Use Group FaceTime on your iPhone or iPad to video chat with your entire family over the holidays

    If your family is like mine, chances are you might find yourselves split up over the holidays…

  25. Use Apple’s Siri Shortcuts to make your life easier

    Announced as part of the iOS 12 update and now available as a separate app…

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