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Thursday May 21

14:30
About Bluetooth and Wi-Fi on Apple Watch

Learn about Wi-Fi and Bluetooth for your Apple Watch, and why you should 
use both.

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12:50
Do not use palm rest or keycap covers on a MacBook...

Leaving any material on the top case (keyboard and palm rest area) could result in damage to the display when you close it. This includes palm rest or keyboard covers, as well as any adhesive-backed keycap additions.

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12:25
How to find the serial number on your iMac

Learn how to find the serial number of your iMac computer.

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11:37
About Notifications on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

With Notifications you can see alerts and related information for iOS apps. You can see which notifications you have set up in the Notification Center. Learn more about Notifications and how to use them on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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10:33
Using a Force Touch trackpad

MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015), MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015), and MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, Early 2015) come with the new Force Touch trackpad. This article has information about its features and how to use it.

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09:51
About the OS X Mavericks v10.9.5 Update

Learn about the OS X Mavericks v10.9.5 Update

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Wednesday May 20

12:22
If an app you installed unexpectedly quits, stops...

Follow these steps if you have an unresponsive app on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

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12:02
If your Apple Watch doesn't respond or won...

Your Apple Watch might have a black screen that doesn’t respond when you touch it or press buttons. Or maybe your Apple Watch begins to turn on, but gets stuck during start up. 

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07:43
Device Enrollment Program: Enrolling a serviced...

Learn how serviced and replaced devices and computers work with the Device Enrollment Program.

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Tuesday May 19

14:52
Update the software on your Apple Watch

Use your iPhone to update the software on your Apple Watch.

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14:40
Get help connecting your iOS device with a Bluetooth...

Try these steps if your Bluetooth accessory can’t find or connect to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

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14:13
Use the Workout app on Apple Watch

Learn how to use the Workout app to set goals and track your progress.

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13:48
Preview a print project in Photos, iPhoto, or...

Apple strongly recommends that you preview book, card, and calendar orders before you submit them for printing. Apple can't modify image files after they're received, and you can only cancel an order within 90 minutes of placing it.

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12:41
Change your Apple Watch band

Use the steps below to remove your band.

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12:27
About closed captioning in iTunes for Windows

In iTunes for Windows, you can turn on and customize the way subtitles and closed captioning displays in your iTunes videos.

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12:07
Add your computer, iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to...

When you turn on iTunes Match, you can access your entire music library on any computer or iOS device after you add them.

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11:52
If you can’t send or receive email on your Mac

Follow these steps if the Mail app in OS X suddenly doesn't send or receive email.

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Monday May 18

13:53
About Apple Remote Desktop Client 3.8.4

Apple Remote Desktop Client 3.8.4 is an update for Mac clients viewed or controlled from the Remote Desktop app.

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11:38
Cleaning your Apple products

Read recommendations and guidelines for cleaning your Apple computer, iPad, iPhone, iPod, display, or peripheral device.

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07:50
Mac Basics: Browse the web with Safari 7 in Mavericks

Safari is the web browser included with OS X Mavericks. Learn about using Safari, as well as ways to personalize your browsing experience.

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07:22
Get help with iOS update and restore errors

When you update or restore your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch in iTunes, you might see this message: "The iPhone [device name] could not be restored. An unknown error occurred [error number]."

Here's how to solve specific iOS update and restore errors.

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05:15
Identifying fraudulent "phishing" email

Learn how to identify fraudulent "phishing" email.

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03:31
Use captive Wi-Fi networks on your iPhone, iPad, or...

Learn how to use captive Wi-Fi networks on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

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03:28
Use Wish List and Preview History in the iTunes Store

You can use Wish List, Preview History, iTunes Radio History, and history of songs identified by Siri to save and review items from the iTunes Store and App Store that you'd like to purchase later.

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03:23
Resume interrupted iTunes Store downloads

Learn how to restart a download of music, movies, or TV shows from the iTunes Store if the download gets interrupted.

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03:15
iTunes 10.5 and later: Troubleshooting iTunes Wi-Fi...

With iTunes 10.5 and later, you can sync your iOS device over Wi-Fi. Try these steps if you can't view your iOS device in iTunes over your Wi-Fi network, or you see issues with Wi-Fi sync performance.

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02:55
iTunes: May become unresponsive when connecting...

In rare instances, iTunes may become unresponsive when connecting an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to your computer. iTunes may become responsive again after you disconnect the device from the computer.

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02:49
iOS: Unknown error containing '0xE' when...

When attempting to connect iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to your Windows PC, you may see one or more of the following error messages.

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02:33
About SyncServices

SyncServices is a technology Apple uses to synchronize information between computers and devices. It is only one of many possible solutions you can use to synchronize data. This article explains which features of SyncServices are available depending on the operating system you are using.

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02:14
Mac OS X v10.6.x and OS X Lion: About Sync...

This article explains when and how to use the Sync Diagnostics assistant, included with Mac OS X v10.6.x and OS X Lion.

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02:07
Using Disk Utility to verify or repair disks

Learn about using Disk Utility to verify or repair disks.

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01:59
How iTunes Store purchases are billed

Learn how your iTunes Store, Mac App Store, App Store, and iBooks Store purchases are billed to your iTunes Store account (Apple ID).

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Sunday May 17

19:09
Mac notebooks: Key placement and functions

Over time the layout and placement of special keys on the Mac notebook's keyboards have changed. Learn about the key placement and functions on Mac notebook computers.

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Friday May 15

14:19
iPhoto '09 & iPhoto '11: Improving...

Learn how to improve face recognition results in iPhoto '09 and iPhoto '11.
 

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12:53
My Photo Stream FAQ

Find answers to frequently asked questions about My Photo Stream.

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12:51
If you can't make an iTunes backup of your...

When you're backing up your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch in iTunes, you might see an alert message. For example, a message might say there’s not enough free space, or that a session failed or couldn't be started. 

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12:22
Using your iPod as a storage drive

You can use your iPod as a drive (hard drive or flash drive depending on your iPod) to store and transfer data files on (also known as disk mode).

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11:48
iWork for iCloud beta: Using Keynote for iCloud beta...

Learn about the limitations of playing Keynote presentations in Internet Explorer 10 or later.

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07:55
Get help using iCloud Mail

Use the steps below if you can't access your email or you can't send or receive messages with your @icloud.com email address. 

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07:49
Get help using iCloud Keychain

Get help with issues you might have using iCloud Keychain.

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07:00
Set up your Apple ID for iCloud and iTunes

Learn more about Apple IDs, including how to use your Apple ID with Apple services such as iCloud and the iTunes Store. Also learn how to change the Apple ID that you use to sign in to services on your iPhone.

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06:21
Wireless input devices: Bluetooth frequently asked...

Most Mac computers work with wireless input devices that use Bluetooth technology. Find answers to frequently asked questions about Bluetooth.

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05:53
MainStage 3: Reducing latency in MainStage 3

Use the information in this article to minimize audio latency in MainStage.

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Thursday May 14

15:05
Get software updates for your Mac

Update OS X and other software you got through the App Store or from Apple.

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14:52
iCloud: Limits for Contacts, Calendars, Reminders,...

Contacts, Calendars, Reminders, and Bookmarks might have issues keeping changes up to date across your devices if you exceed one or more of the limits listed below.

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14:29
Boot Camp: "0x80070005" appears when...

With Boot Camp 3.1 or later, when upgrading from Microsoft Vista to Windows 7, an alert with error code "0x80070005" may appear. This can happen when the Windows 7 installer attempts to write to a read-only Macintosh volume. 

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14:13
iCloud storage pricing

When you sign up for iCloud, you automatically get 5 GB of free storage. If you need more storage, you can upgrade to a larger storage plan.

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13:43
Update to newer versions of Apple apps on your Mac...

After installing OS X Yosemite, the Mac App Store allows you to upgrade to newer versions of some Apple apps.

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13:31
OS X Mavericks system requirements

Learn about the system requirements for OS X Mavericks v10.9.

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13:18
If your Apple Watch displays a red exclamation point

Learn what to do when Apple Watch displays a red "!" icon.

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12:47
Motion version 5.2.1 release notes

Learn about current and previous Motion updates.

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12:46
Final Cut Pro X version 10.2.1 release notes

Learn about current and previous Final Cut Pro X updates.

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12:34
Restart your Apple Watch

Learn how to turn your Apple Watch on and off, even if it isn't responding.

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11:52
Get help using iCloud Bookmarks and Reading List

Learn what to do if you have issues using iCloud Bookmarks or Reading List. For example, if you make changes in your web browser that don’t update on your other devices, this article can help.

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08:18
If you see a spinning gear in the Mac App Store when...

Learn what to do if, when you click on the “Update” button next to Aperture or iPhoto in the Mac App Store, you see a spinning gear in the corner of the Mac App Store and the download never completes.

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Wednesday May 13

15:09
Restore your device from an iCloud or iTunes backup

Learn how to restore your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch from a backup in iCloud or iTunes. 

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15:06
How to back up your devices using iCloud or iTunes

If you back up your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you’ll have a copy of your information to use if your device is ever replaced, lost, or damaged. Backups let you transfer data from your last device to your new one.

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13:14
Get help installing a third-party app to your Apple...

If a third-party app isn't installing successfully, follow these steps.

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11:51
If you can mount a file server using AFP but not SMB

SMB 3 security requirements might prevent you from mounting a share point using SMB.

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09:37
If you can't sign in with two-step verification...

Learn what to do if you have two-step verification turned on for your Apple ID and can't sign in.

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09:33
How to allow administration of OS X from network-...

These are multiple ways you can specify which network users or groups are allowed to have administrator access.

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08:27
Find and manage your iTunes backups

Learn how to find a list of iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch backups on your Mac or PC. To free up space, you can also delete the backups that you no longer need.

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08:16
About encrypted backups in iTunes

To protect backups of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch in iTunes, you can use password protection and encryption. 

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07:37
How to export Users and Groups with dsexport

You can use the Terminal command "dsexport" to save a file of your users or groups in OS X that you can later re-import if needed.

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07:29
If your NetBoot clients can't start up from the...

Try these steps if NetBoot services appear to be available on your server, but some client computers can't start up from it.

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06:40
If Safari doesn't load a page or webpage items...

Check Safari extensions, or try removing cookies, cache, and other website data if a webpage or site doesn't load on your Mac.

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03:57
Why to Jenkins

Confession time: back when I was a consultant, I didn’t always use best practices. I know – that’s a loaded phrase anyway, but this wasn’t good. My name is Allister Banks, and I set up autopkg to run as root with a launchdaemon. In my defense, it was on an in-warranty Xserve, and I hadn’t seen Greg’s presentation at MacSysadmin.se 2013 where he showed that he had set it up with Jenkins… because that talk was still months in the future at that point.
When writing autopkg recipes I'm often glad that doesn't run as root. #macadmin pic.twitter.com/NWLIxuxarL
— Ipcress Rowley (@toofrag) December 1, 2014

Phew! Feels good, I feel lighter. Ok, now on to what I’d much rather you remember from this post.
Autopkg and Reposado both fit into the Jenkins model for me, as it’s something I want to run on a...

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Tuesday May 12

13:15
Courses to Study for the 9L0-066 ACMT 2015 Exam

This article lists the courses that you should review for the 9L0-012 ACMT 2015 exam.

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11:17
Where to buy Volume Purchase Program (VPP) Credit

Businesses and educational institutions that are enrolled in the Volume Purchase Program (VPP) can use VPP Credit as a way to buy apps or books.

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10:58
Back up your Apple Watch

Learn how your iPhone backs up and stores your Apple Watch data.

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10:56
MacBook Air (Late 2010): How to create a NetInstall...

MacBook Air (Late 2010) ships with a USB Software Reinstall Drive. Learn how to create a NetInstall image from the USB Software Reinstall Drive.

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10:53
Using your @icloud.com email address

Learn how to send and receive email using your @icloud.com email address.

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10:47
Use Keynote with your Apple Watch

Learn how to use your Apple Watch to control your Keynote presentation.

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09:09
Advanced iTunes Store troubleshooting

This article will guide you through advanced troubleshooting for iTunes Store connectivity.

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07:47
Can't connect to the iTunes Store

Learn what to do if you can't connect to the iTunes store on your computer or your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

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07:37
Sync your iPhone, iPad, and iPod with iTunes using...

Learn how to sync your iOS device with iTunes on your computer.

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07:13
If you see a 'could not load' message when...

If you select the top level of your startup disk as a desktop pictures folder, you might not be able to open Desktop & Screen Saver preferences or Displays preferences.

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06:16
Reset the Lockdown folder in iTunes

If you can't sync, back up, or restore your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you may be instructed to reset the Lockdown folder on your Mac or Windows PC.

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Monday May 11

15:41
Postmaster information for iCloud Mail

This article is for system administrators who manage mail servers that send email to iCloud Mail.

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14:25
If you can't make or receive calls on your...

You might not be able to make or receive calls on your iPhone if you have certain settings turned on, if your software isn't up to date, or if there's a problem with your network.

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10:46
Download iCloud for Windows

With iCloud for Windows, you’ll have your photos, mail, calendar, files, and other important information on the go and on your Windows PC.

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08:50
Get help using iCloud for Windows

If you need help downloading, installing, setting up, or updating iCloud for Windows, try the steps below. 

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07:33
iPhoto for Mac: Troubleshooting ordering prints and...

Use these steps to troubleshoot Print Services issues.

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07:27
Protect your data on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

Learn how to make your iOS device more secure.

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07:27
Get help using Outlook with iCloud for Windows

Try these steps if you need help with your iCloud Mail, Contacts, and Calendars in Outlook, and learn about iCloud features that work differently detween your Apple device and Outlook.

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06:27
Back up your iWork for iOS files

Learn how to back up your Pages, Numbers, or Keynote for iOS files.

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06:19
What is iCloud for Windows?

With iCloud for Windows, you can access your photos, contacts, calendars, documents, and more from any of your devices. iCloud stores your content and automatically keeps it up to date on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, and PC.

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Friday May 8

09:23
Hide and unhide purchases in the Mac App Store

Learn how to hide and unhide your Mac App Store purchases.

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07:51
About SMS phone number verification for AppleCare in...

Learn how AppleCare uses SMS phone number verification to help verify ownership of a phone number in some support cases. This article applies to Canada and the United States.

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Thursday May 7

15:37
Restart or reset your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Learn how to turn off and on (restart) and reset your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

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12:55
If you can't send or receive messages on your...

You might see an exclamation mark next to a message you try to send, or you might not receive messages that someone sends to you. These steps can help. 

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12:24
Use FileVault to encrypt the startup disk on your Mac

FileVault helps prevent unauthorized access to documents and other important data stored on your startup disk.

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12:08
Reduce screen motion on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod...

If you have iOS 7 or later, you might notice screen movement on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. You can reduce this effect using Reduce Motion.

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11:48
Print from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Learn how to print from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to an AirPrint-enabled printer.

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11:48
See your iTunes credit balance

If you have a credit balance on your iTunes Store account, you can see your balance on your iOS device in the iTunes Store, App Store, and iBooks Store, or on your computer in the iTunes Store, the Mac App Store, or the iBooks Store.

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11:45
If you need help with your Wi-Fi password

Learn how to tell if a network requires a password. You can also learn what to do if you don’t know or can’t remember your Wi-Fi network password. 

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10:14
Identify your iPod model

Find out which iPod model you have by its model number and other details.

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07:41
Use iMovie (2014) with iCloud Drive

Learn which files can be used with iMovie and iCloud Drive.

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Wednesday May 6

14:47
Final Cut Express: Troubleshooting Basics

If Final Cut Express isn't starting up properly or performing normally, try these basic troubleshooting steps to remedy the situation. Please note that these steps aren't exhaustive and are not intended to cover any specific issue. They are fundamental, basic steps that are most effective in getting Final Cut Express into good working order, and are the steps most often suggested by AppleCare Technical Support.

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13:25
Set up an Apple ID in iTunes

Learn how to create an Apple ID on your computer or iOS device so that you can shop in the iTunes Store.

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13:08
iCloud storage upgrades and downgrades

Learn about the iCloud storage upgrades available to you, how to upgrade or downgrade your storage, and how to view or change your payment information.

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13:06
How to type accents, emoji, and symbols on your Mac

OS X includes features that make it easy to find and type special characters.

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13:01
How to choose a startup disk on your Mac

You can tell your Mac which disk to start up from when more than one startup disk is connected.

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13:01
Mac Basics: Dictation lets you speak text instead of...

With Dictation, you can use your voice instead of typing text. No setup or special training is required.

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12:56
How to move data to your new Mac using Mountain Lion...

Use Migration Assistant in OS X Lion or Mountain Lion to transfer important information from one Mac to another. Transferred information includes user accounts, applications, documents, network settings and computer settings.

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12:52
Force an app to close on your Mac

If an app isn't responding, you can force it to close using Force Quit.

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12:49
Can't change the country of your iTunes Store,...

If you move to another country, you need to change the country of your iTunes Store, App Store, iBooks Store, and Mac App Store account. Otherwise, your credit card might not work as payment. For example, only German credit cards can be used to buy content from the German iTunes and App stores.

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12:43
iOS: Sign in with a different Apple ID in the iTunes...

Learn how to change the Apple ID you use for the iTunes Store, App Store, and iBooks Store on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

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12:34
If you can't update or restore your iPhone,...

You can put your iOS device into recovery mode, then restore it using iTunes.

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12:33
How to erase your iOS device and then set it up as a...

Learn how to erase all of the data on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch and set it up as a new device or restore it from iCloud or iTunes backups.

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12:32
Use iTunes to restore your iPhone, iPad, or iPod to...

When you restore your iOS device or iPod to factory settings, you'll also install the latest version of software. You can then set up your device as new, or restore from a backup.

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12:28
Resolve iOS update and restore errors in iTunes

When you use iTunes to update or restore iOS on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you might see an error code or alert message. Most of these errors happen because your computer has older versions of software or can’t connect to the server.

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12:17
Send a group message with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod...

You can send a message to two or more people at a time using SMS, MMS, and iMessage. You can send messages to multiple people with group messaging and have any responses delivered to everyone in the group.

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12:13
Use Do Not Disturb on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod...

With Do Not Disturb, you can silence calls, alerts, and notifications that you get while your device is locked. You can also schedule a time or choose who you'll allow calls from.

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12:12
About iOS passcodes

Learn how to set up, use, and change a passcode on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

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12:03
Using your Apple remote for Apple TV

These tables show the commands for the Apple remote that comes with your Apple TV (2nd and 3rd generation).

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11:57
Report a lost or stolen Apple product

Learn what you can do about your lost or stolen iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac.

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11:55
Get help with hardware features on your iPhone, iPad...

Use the links below if you have issues with the speakers, microphones, buttons, display, cellular connectivity, or other physical aspects of your device.

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11:44
Make in-app purchases

Many apps let you make in-app purchases to buy extra content (like bonus game levels or map experience points) and subscriptions. You can make in-app purchases on your Mac or iOS device using your Apple ID.

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11:42
iPhone, iPad, or iPod not recognized in iTunes for...

If your iPhone, iPad or iPod won't connect to iTunes on your PC, try the steps below.

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11:39
Update the iOS software on your iPhone, iPad, and...

Learn how to update your iOS device wirelessly or using iTunes.

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11:38
Get the latest version of iTunes

Learn how to update to the latest version of iTunes.

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11:32
Updating your Apple ID account information

Your Apple ID is the personal account you use to access all Apple apps and services like iTunes & App Stores, iCloud, and FaceTime. You can update and manage your Apple ID at My Apple ID. If you need help changing your user name, password, payment information, or birthdate try the steps below.

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11:26
If you can’t charge your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Find out what to do if you plug in your iOS device and it doesn’t charge, or it displays an alert.

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11:20
Sync your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch with iTunes...

Learn how to sync your iOS device with iTunes on your computer.

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11:19
Locate and view your connected device in iTunes

Where a connected device (such as an iPhone, iPad, iPod, or Apple TV) appears in iTunes depends the version of iTunes you have.

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11:17
Delete music, movies, podcasts, and other content...

Learn how to delete or remove content you’ve downloaded from the iTunes Store or iBooks Store from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

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11:17
If you don’t see your in-app purchases

Using the app you made the purchase in, you can try to restore your purchases. If that doesn't work, you can contact the app developer.

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11:11
Create an iTunes Store, App Store, or iBooks Store...

When you use your Apple ID to sign in to the iTunes Store, App Store, or iBooks Store for the first time, you're asked to enter a payment method so that you can purchase items from the store. Follow these steps if you don't want to associate a payment method with your account.

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11:06
Get Java for your Mac

Download Java for OS X directly from Oracle.

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10:25
iMac (Late 2006): Memory Specifications

This article outlines the memory specifications for the following products:

 

iMac (17-inch Late 2006)
iMac (20-inch Late 2006)
iMac (24-inch)

This article does NOT refer to the iMac (17-inch Late 2006 CD), which is addressed in article 303085, "iMac (Early 2006), iMac (Mid 2006), iMac (17-inch Late 2006 CD): Memory Specifications".

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10:20
Put your Apple TV into sleep or standby mode

You don't need to turn off your Apple TV. It will go into sleep or standby mode automatically when you're not using it. You can also put it into sleep or standby mode using your Apple TV remote.

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09:27
Set Safari to always open to the same webpage

Use these settings to automatically display the same page every time Safari opens.

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08:58
About the security content of Apple TV 7.2

This document describes the security content of Apple TV 7.2.

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08:56
About the security content of Safari 8.0.5, Safari 7...

This document describes the security content of Safari 8.0.5, Safari 7.1.5, and Safari 6.2.5.

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08:53
How Photos displays Smart Albums from iPhoto or...

Photos displays Smart Albums from iPhoto or Aperture based on the criteria you used to create them.

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07:31
About the security content of Safari 8.0.2, Safari 7...

This document describes the security content of Safari 8.0.2, Safari 7.1.2, and Safari 6.2.2.

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07:29
Create a multi-channel MXF file with Final Cut Pro X...

Learn how to use a finished sound mix to create a multi-channel MXF file with Final Cut Pro X 10.1.4 or later and Compressor 5.1 or later.

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07:26
Get help using AirPlay and AirPlay Mirroring on your...

Before you can stream content from your iOS device to your Apple TV, you might need to check a few settings. These steps can help.

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Tuesday May 5

15:34
If a flashing question mark appears after installing...

This issue might happen if you have enabled FileVault full disk encryption and a firmware password on your Mac at the same time. Use these steps to reselect your startup disk.

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14:42
If text converted to 3D doesn't appear as...

Some 2D text attributes aren't supported by 3D text in Final Cut Pro X 10.2 or Motion 5.2. 

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14:35
iMac (27-inch, Late 2012 and later): Installing or...

Learn how to install additional memory or replace the memory in your iMac (27-inch, Late 2012) and iMac (27-inch, Late 2013) computer.

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14:33
About Applebot

Learn about Applebot, the web crawler for Apple.

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14:33
Apple Certified Mac Technician (ACMT) 2015...

The following article addresses common questions on changes to the Apple Certified Mac Technician 2015 program.

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14:32
Connect your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac using...

Continuity lets you seamlessly move between your iPhone, iPad, and Mac, or use them together.

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Monday May 4

15:35
Apps can affect Mac performance, battery runtime,...

You can use Activity Monitor to see whether a Mac app is using more of the CPU than it should.

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Friday May 1

18:30
Adjust the intensity of haptic alerts on your Apple...

Apple Watch taps you on the wrist whenever you receive an alert or notification. Follow these steps to adjust the intensity of haptic alerts. 

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18:16
Make a call over Wi-Fi

Learn about making a voice call over Wi-Fi using the Wi-Fi Calling feature on your iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, or iPhone 6 Plus. 

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18:07
Calibrating your Apple Watch for improved Workout...

Apple Watch uses the personal information you provide (age, gender, height, and weight) to help calculate a variety of metrics for your workouts and daily activity. Additionally, you can calibrate your Apple Watch for even more accuracy.

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13:09
Find the serial number of your Apple hardware product

Learn how to find the serial number of an iPhone, iPad, iPod, Mac, or other Apple product.

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10:02
Create an ISO image for Boot Camp from a Windows...

When installing Windows 7 or Windows 8 using an installation DVD, you might see the message "press any key" or your Mac might restart to OS X.

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09:38
Change a Mac client's default save location...

If you're an IT professional managing a number of Mac clients, you can use Profile Manager to change the default save location from iCloud to local storage.

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06:33
Find the OS X version and build information on your...

The OS X version and build number on your Mac can be helpful if you're trying to determine if the installed version of OS X is up to date.

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Thursday April 30

17:25
Wi-Fi Quick Assist

With Wi-Fi, you can connect wirelessly to the Internet, email, local servers, and shared printers. If your Mac has Wi-Fi built in, or an AirPort card, it can access nearby Wi-Fi networks or hotspots.

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15:38
Unpair your Apple Watch and iPhone

In some cases, you might need to unpair your Apple Watch and iPhone. 

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15:35
Find the right power adapter and cord for your Mac...

Learn which power adapter, cord, and plug comes with your Mac notebook.

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13:20
Volume Purchase Program: Requesting free iLife and...

Follow these instructions to request iLife and iWork for Mac applications on your Volume Purchase Program (VPP) account.

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11:26
If you can't connect to a cellular network or...

Get help with No Service or Searching, cellular network, and 4G LTE issues on your iPhone or iPad (cellular model).

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10:41
Apple Pay FAQ

Apple Pay offers an easy, secure, and private way to pay using Touch ID on iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, and Apple Watch.

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09:41
Identify counterfeit or uncertified Lightning...

Apple recommends using only accessories that Apple has certified and that come with the "Made for iPod/iPhone/iPad" logo. Learn about the issues that counterfeit or uncertified Lightning accessories can cause and how to identify these accessories.

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09:12
About the iPad Smart Cover

The iPad Smart Cover is a thin cover that protects the iPad screen. The Smart Cover connects to your iPad with magnets.    

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07:57
Logic Pro X 10.1.1 Release Notes

Learn about current and previous Logic Pro X updates. Logic Pro X 10.1.1 is an update to Logic Pro X.

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07:49
If iMovie doesn't recognize or control your...

Learn what to do if you don't see your camera displayed in iMovie, or if it unexpectedly stops importing, exporting, or responding.

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06:46
Aperture 3: Tips on tethered shooting

Get tips on tethered shooting with Aperture 3.

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06:45
Video and audio formats that work with Aperture 3

With Aperture 3, you can use video and audio formats from many still cameras. The cameras listed here have been tested. Video and audio from still cameras that have not been tested may also work.

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05:19
Topics for Mac Service Certification Exam (9L0-012)

This article lists the exam topics for the Mac Service Certification Exam (9L0-012).

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Wednesday April 29

23:16
Quick Tip – Changing ComputerName Before...

If you are in an AD environment and computer names come from somewhere else in your organization, it may be inconvenient when trying to quickly prepare a new machine. DeployStudio has a form workflow step to set some information you’d like customized for the computer, including the local name(for Bonjour) and computer name(for Apple Remote Desktop). Some AD binds dynamically append the search domain to the local name, or folks explicitly set that in some type of firstboot action, which I do with Outset. However, if there’s a lag between when the computer arrives to be prepared (or, I know it’s passeé, imaged) and when a network hostname is assigned, you can still let DeployStudio run everything like normal but change it before the finalize step, where domain binding actually happens.
While netbooted or otherwise going through your workflow in the DeployStudio Runtime, when prompted for a name in the workflow, just use a...

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14:40
Intel-based Mac: Startup sequence errors, behaviors...

Learn about startup errors, behaviors, and symbols for Intel-based Mac computers. Note that some newer Mac models use tones to indicate issues instead.

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13:16
Get help with the Digital Crown on your Apple Watch

For example, if the Digital Crown isn't turning smoothly or your Apple Watch isn't responding to a button press, follow these steps.

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13:07
Mac Basics: Ports and connectors on your Mac

Your Mac includes a number of ports and connectors so that you can connect displays, drives, keyboards, networks, and more. This article describes the most common connections, and what they are for.

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11:09
If you can't redeem your iTunes Gift Card or...

When you try to redeem an iTunes Gift Card or code, you might see a message that the code is invalid or inactive. Or you might not be able to easily read the code. If that’s happening to you, try these steps.

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08:43
If you forgot the passcode for your Apple Watch

Learn what to do if you forgot the passcode for your Apple Watch.

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08:24
Mac notebooks: All about batteries

Learn more about the battery in your Mac notebook including how to optimize the battery life, troubleshoot, and get service.

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08:06
AT&T service options for iPhone in Puerto Rico...

For iPhone service in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, please visit one of these AT&T Store locations.

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07:47
Share content with AirDrop from your iPhone, iPad,...

With AirDrop, you can share photos, videos, websites, locations, and more with people nearby with an Apple device.

| Read more »
06:13
Get help with Spotlight on your iPhone, iPad, or...

Learn what to do if you don't find what you're looking for in Spotlight, or if you don't see online suggestions in your search results in iOS 8.

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Tuesday April 28

14:22
How to verify the authenticity of manually...

If you manually download an update package for Mac, you can verify the signature to confirm that the package is authentic and complete.

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13:15
Using Game Center on your Mac or iOS device

Game Center lets you play and share games with your friends, track your progress using leaderboards, and more. Learn how to set up Game Center and resolve sign-in and connection issues.

| Read more »
12:30
Nike + iPod: Achieving a new workout milestone may...

If you have Spoken Feedback enabled on your iPod nano (4th generation) and you have just heard a congratulatory audible message after reaching a new workout milestone, your iPod nano may unexpectedly reset and lose the data for your last workout.

| Read more »
12:26
Set up your Apple Watch

To get started with your Apple Watch, pair and sync it with your iPhone.

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12:01
OS X Yosemite: Supported digital camera RAW formats

Learn which digital camera RAW formats are supported by OS X Yosemite.

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11:41
Troubleshooting Sync Services on Windows with...

If you're having difficulty syncing your contacts or calendars to iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iTunes for Windows via USB, this article can help.

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10:56
About the security content of iOS 8

This document describes the security content of iOS 8.

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10:40
Mac computers: Sleep Indicator Light behavior

This article details various Sleep Indicator Light (SIL) behaviors and what they mean.

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10:39
Manage your associated devices in iTunes

You can see if your Mac, PC, iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch is associated with your Apple ID in the iTunes, iBooks, and App Store, and manage your associated devices. Just open iTunes using your Mac or PC.

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08:35
About the security content of OS X Yosemite v10.10.3...

This document describes the security content of OS X Yosemite v10.10.3 and Security Update 2015-004.

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08:25
Try safe mode if your Mac doesn't finish...

You can use safe mode to help you resolve issues that might keep your Mac from completely starting up.

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08:10
Sync iBooks between your Mac and your iPhone, iPad,...

Books you buy from the iBooks Store are available automatically on all of your Mac and iOS devices.

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07:56
Change the name of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod

Learn how to change the name of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod.

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07:43
How to take a screenshot on your iPhone, iPad, and...

You can capture the screen on your iOS device using the Sleep/Wake and Home buttons.

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07:38
About Restrictions (parental controls) on iPhone,...

You can turn on Restrictions, also known as parental controls, on your iOS device to prevent access to specific apps and features. Learn about the types of Restrictions and how to turn them on and off on your device.

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07:16
Use iTunes Radio on your computer, iPhone, iPad,...

iTunes Radio is a free service that lets you stream hundreds of DJ-curated and genre-focused stations directly to your device or computer.

| Read more »
07:07
Xsan: Volume not visible in Xsan Admin after...

When using Xsan Admin to change the name of a volume in OS X Mountain Lion, the renamed volume may no longer appear in Xsan Admin, but will remain available to Xsan clients.

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07:02
Hide and unhide purchases in the iTunes Store

On a computer, you can hide and unhide your iTunes Store, App Store, and iBooks Store purchases.

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06:40
About the screens you see when your Mac starts up

When you start your Mac from OS X, different screens are displayed to let you know how your Mac is starting up, or why it might not finish starting up.

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Monday April 27

19:09
MacBook Pro: Bottom case foot replacement DIY...

This article details the do it yourself (DIY) repair process for installing feet and plugs for MacBook (13-inch, Aluminum, Late 2008) and MacBook Pro computers that exhibit missing or damaged bottom case feet.

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14:55
About Apple Configurator 1.4.1

Learn about Apple Configurator 1.4.1.

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14:54
Apple Configurator: Managing iOS device software

Learn how to add or remove iOS device software in Apple Configurator 1.3 or later.

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14:53
About Apple Configurator 1.3

Learn about Apple Configurator 1.3.

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14:32
About Apple Configurator 1.1.1

Learn about Apple Configurator 1.1.1.

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Vector 2 is Officially a Thing and it...
Vector is a pretty cool parkour-driven runner that's gotten a pretty decent following since it first came out - although personally I think more people could stand to show it some love. Anyway, Nekki has announced that a sequel isofficially on its way and will be coming to the App Store later this year. [Read more] | Read more »
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It's official: iHeartMedia (you may know them from iHeartRadio) will be in charge of providing music-related questions for Trivia Crack's upcoming sequel. Also Trivia Crack is getting a sequel. [Read more] | Read more »
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