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Is your iPhone or iPad running out of storage space? Here's how to fix it!

Can't download iOS 8? Not enough free space? Here's the fix!

iOS 8 brings the biggest functional increase to the iPhone and iPad since... forever. But it also brings the pain of 4GB of storage you need to free up before you can install it. When you use Software Update to download and install iOS 8, not only do you need the space to store the file, you...
Ask Rene: Watch locks, smaller iPhones, USB-C replacing Lightning, and more!

Ask Rene: Watch locks, smaller iPhones, USB-C replacing Lightning, and more!

When you combine Twitter, email, forums, and all the other channels, Rene gets sent dozens and dozens of questions a day. Since it's not even inhumanly possible to answer, let alone research, them all, we're starting a new column where he can post answers for everyone. So, if you want to share...
Apple Watch buyers guide

Apple Watch buyers guide

If you're looking to get an Apple Watch but you're not sure which one to get, here's everything you need to know! The Apple Watch is a brand-new product, but it has long established roots both in time-keeping and technology. That makes choosing which one you're going to get — 38mm or 42mm;...
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How to access shared Macs on your network

How to access shared Macs on your network

OS X features built-in file-sharing capabilities that are very easy to use. Using the Mac's built-in file sharing capabilities, you can open and copy your files with other Macs and Windows PCs on your network. You can also specify individual users you'd like to share files with, and individual...
Apple Music FAQ: Everything you need to know

Apple Music FAQ: Everything you need to know

Apple Music is coming June 30. We've got the beats and the deets. On Tuesday, June 30, Apple plans to unleash Apple Music in all its glory — Beats 1 radio, a redesigned music app, and more custom playlists than you can shake a stick at. Here's what Apple Music is, what it's not, how it compares...
Heroes of the Storm: Tips and tricks for beginners at Blizzard's MOBA

Heroes of the Storm: Tips and tricks for beginners at Blizzard's MOBA

Too intimidated by the influx of massive online battle arena games? Don't worry — Heroes of the Storm is newbie-friendly. Admittedly, the other players in Heroes of the Storm may not be as newbie-friendly as this tip guide, but we'll cover them later. For now, rest assured that the learning...
How to enable text selection in OS X Quick Look

How to enable text selection in OS X Quick Look

Find a document in the Finder you want to open, press the space bar, and while the document doesn't open, you are given a peek inside. That's OS X's Quick Look feature. It's been around for years — ever since Apple released OS X Leopard in 2007. Normally, Quick Look lets you look but not touch:...
How to clean up your Mac's desktop

How to clean up your Mac's desktop

Don't leave your Mac desktop untidy and cluttered - clean it up today! Your Mac's desktop is where you do a lot of your work. Many of us have a tendency to use it to keep files we access frequently, piling them on until your desktop becomes a hot mess. Do yourself a favor and take a few minutes...
How to use the Mac's Help menu

How to use the Mac's Help menu

Macs don't come with a printed manual, because help is built right in! It's easy to overlook, but the Help menu can help you find just about any answer to your questions. It's built in to Finder in your Mac, and it's present in most applications too. Apple's contextual Help menu is like having...
How to use Spotlight on the Mac

How to use Spotlight on the Mac

Spotlight in OS X is so much more than just a search engine for your Mac. Spotlight helps you find anything on your Mac. It indexes the contents of your Mac's hard drive to make it easier to find documents, emails, apps, music, contacts, and other information. It can also help you find...
How to install third-party apps on your Mac

How to install third-party apps on your Mac

The Mac App Store isn't the only place to get Mac apps. If you download them from a third party, though, here's how to install them on your Mac—and safely. The Mac App Store makes it easy to buy software for your Mac: Find the app you're looking for, click on the "Buy" or "Get" button, and it...
Fallout Shelter: Tips, tricks, and strategy to keep your dwellers free of radiation

Fallout Shelter: Tips, tricks, and strategy to keep your dwellers free of radiation

Fallout Shelter is the post-apocalyptic SimTower game we've been waiting for. Here's how to make the most of it. Forget Tiny Tower and SimTower—if you like witty writing, building management, post-apocalyptic wastelands, and watching your entire female population waddle around in giant yellow...
How to use the CD or DVD drive from another computer on your Mac

How to use the CD or DVD drive from another computer on your Mac

Apple no longer builds CD/DVD drives into the Mac, but you can still use one from another computer on your network. If you're going to regularly read or burn CDs and DVDs, it's probably worth investing in an Apple SuperDrive or similar external CD/DVD burner. For occasional use, however, the...

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