What’s the best way to manage your email so you can find specific messages later? There is no right answer, but filing messages in mailboxes works for some, whereas others prefer searching. A middle ground is often best.
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Having trouble finding files because they have vague names and are scattered across multiple folders? Get concrete advice on how to organize and name files for easy access.
What’s the best calendar service for personal calendars? It depends on whether everyone in your family is all-Apple or if some use Chromebooks, Android phones, or Windows PCs.
Having trouble finding the best time for a group to meet? Check out the oddly named Crab Fit, which lets people add their availability and shows the best scheduling overlaps.
Did you know that you can copy and paste content between your Mac, iPhone, and iPad using Universal Clipboard? It should just work, but if not, read on to learn which underlying settings you should adjust.
You might think that you can name a file or folder any way you want, but macOS and Windows have restrictions on which characters you can use, and the prevalence of cloud sharing services makes it all the more important to avoid prohibited characters.
Use your iPhone’s zoom feature to enlarge the document or screen you’re trying to photograph.
There are times when the curly quotes are awkward for some reason or actively wrong. Learn how to fix this issue.
With macOS 12.3 Monterey and iPadOS 15.4, you can now use your Mac’s keyboard and pointing device to control up to three other Macs or iPads with Apple’s new Universal Control.
Everyone eventually seems to end up with duplicates in Apple’s Contacts app. Follow our steps to merge duplicates in the same account or link those in different accounts.