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How to Install and Update Flash on Your Mac

Adobe Flash is used for certain content on websites—usually video or web apps. While it’s slowly being phased out in favor of HTML5, occasionally a website still requires you to have the Flash player installed. ...

The Best Ways to Back up Your Mac

Every computer user should keep a regular backup. From accidentally deleted files to failing hard drives to natural disaster, there are too many things that can go wrong to simply rely on luck. Here are the best ways to back ...

How to Reset the Printing System on Your Mac

Printers are notorious for failing frequently. A quick restart of the printer or computer usually fixes most intermittent issues, but occasionally it’s best to reset your printing settings and reinstall the printer comp...

How to Configure a HiFi Desktop Audio System

A HiFi system is a set of components designed to make music sound as good as possible. HiFi aims for clear, noiseless audio, not just high volume and boosted bass. Music on a HiFi system will sound radically better than music...

How to Create and Use Sticky Notes on Mac

The Stickies app for macOS gives you Sticky Notes for your desktop, turning your Mac into a virtual bulletin board and letting you jot down short bits of text to remember later. The notes are desktop specific, so you can orga...

How to Convert iTunes Songs to MP3

There are a lot of sketchy “audio converters” out there trying to get you to pay $20 for something you can do for free with this hidden feature in iTunes. It’s simple to use and works with your pre-existing ...

What Is A Wide Area Network (WAN)?

A WAN, or “Wide Area Network,” is a computer network designed to connect multiple smaller Local Area Networks (LANs). Your home network is your LAN, and it is connected to your neighbors over a WAN, often managed...

How to Set Up and Use Photos on Your Mac

Photos—formerly iPhoto—is macOS’s default app for organizing photos. Photos integrates with iCloud and keeps everything synced across your devices. It does a lot of the work on its own and keeps your library...
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