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How to Overclock Your Computer’s RAM

RAM often comes from the factory with a lower speed than the silicon is capable of. With a few minutes in your BIOS and a bit of testing, you can get your memory to run faster than the manufacturer’s specifications....

How to Watch Netflix in 4K on a Mac

Watching 4K Netflix on a Mac is unnecessarily complicated. It’s not currently supported in macOS, so you’ll need to run Windows on your Mac—and even then you’ll still be limited to the Edge browser. Bu...

Why Can’t You Use a TV as a Monitor?

Televisions and computer monitors are similar and use mostly the same technology to drive the panels. You can usually use a TV with your computer, but they’re made for a different market and aren’t the same as mon...

How to Remove Duplicate Songs From iTunes

If you do a lot of downloading outside the iTunes store, songs in your library can get jumbled up, leaving you with duplicate albums. If you’d like to know whether you’ve downloaded something twice, it’s eas...

How to Subscribe to Calendars on Mac

There’s an open standard for calendars called the iCalendar specification that lets programs like the Calendar app on macOS subscribe to online calendars and auto-update. Most calendar apps will support this format, in...

How to List All Applications on a Mac

MacOS applications are installed a bit differently than Windows. Since they’re almost always single .app files, you can move them around your hard drive much easier. Here’s how to track down the ones you lost....

How to Launch Applications on Your Mac

For new macOS users transitioning from Windows, the way you launch applications might be the first difference you notice. Even though they’re different, the tools on macOS are user-friendly and designed to make the proc...

How to Set Up and Use iMessage on a Mac

iMessage is a built-in messaging app for everyone in Apple’s ecosystem. From your Mac, you can message all your iPhone-using friends, and—if you have an iPhone as well—send and receive regular SMS messages w...
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