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Should You Buy a Used MacBook to Save Money?

Buying a used MacBook is certainly cheaper than new, but it isn't always the right choice.

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How to Show and Search Hidden Files on a Mac

Make those hidden files and folders visible with ease.

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How to View the Clipboard History on a Mac

Copy and paste more than one thing at a time in macOS.

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Is Extra iCloud Storage Worth Paying For?

Cloud-based backups and media storage comes at a cost you should probably swallow.

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How to Stay Safe When Downloading Software

It's easy to accidentally download malware when looking for popular desktop apps.

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Decapitate Your MacBook: What Is a Slabtop and Why Would You Want One?

You probably thought a display was a vital piece of the laptop experience, but you were wrong.

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7 Top Apps to Customize Your Mac Desktop

Change how your Mac desktop looks and improve functionality at the same time.

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Linux Gets Even Better on Modern Macs With Fedora Asahi Remix

This is the best Linux desktop experience yet for M1 and M2 Mac computers.

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The Best Desktop Macs of 2023

Looking to jump aboard the Apple bandwagon? Here are our top picks from the company's desktop range.

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How to Copy Text From Anywhere on an iPhone, iPad, or Mac

Webpage won't let you copy text? No problem!

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How to Install Notepad++ on Mac

Notepad++ is only designed for Windows, but it can run on Mac with a virtual machine or compatibility layer.

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Apple's macOS 14.2 Adds New PDF and Weather Features

Plus, some of the Messages improvements from iOS 17.2.

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How to Make Login Items and Startup Apps Open Quietly in macOS

Apple removed the option to hide your login apps in macOS Monterey, but there is a way to bring it back.

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Apple M3 vs. M3 Pro vs. M3 Max: Which Mac Chip Is Right for You?

Everything you need to know about Apple's M3 lineup of chipsets.

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Update Your iPhone, iPad, and Mac Right Now to Fix a Security Exploit

Another zero-day vulnerability affecting WebKit and the Safari browser.

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How to Send Large Files Using Mail Drop on iPhone, Mac, and PC

Bypass email size limits and send large files with Apple's Mail Drop.

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What to Do if iCloud Photos Aren't Syncing on Your Mac

Start getting all your photos back on your Mac.

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Proton Drive Brings Encrypted Cloud Storage to Mac

The Windows client has been available for a while, but we're still waiting on Linux support.

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How to Use Your iPhone as a Wireless Microphone on macOS

Skip the USB microphone and try this trick instead.

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I Finally Started Using Desktop Widgets (and You Should Too)

On Mac, Windows, and Linux, desktop widgets are now actually worth using.

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