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We’re taking a break from your hundreds of questions about Photos to answer a variety of OS X riddles. As always, please let us know if our answers helped or failed to solve the same or a related problem. Cloudy with a chance of corruption John Harrington writes: Seems if I enable syncing of bookmarks …

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Apple is cracking down on apps that feature the Confederate flag in the wake of last week’s church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina. The company is joining Amazon, eBay, Etsy, Walmart, and other retailers in taking a stand against the flag, which has become a symbol of shooter Dylann Roof’s attack on Charleston’s historic Emanuel …

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With transgender celebrities gracing magazine covers and the Supreme Court set to rule on gay marriage across the U.S., the LGBT movement has come a long way. But we’re still far behind when it comes to addressing the health and wellness of LGBT people.  To address that, medical researchers are launching a new “PRIDE Study” …

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We have another very clever device for you today called the Satechi Bluetooth Home Button. It’s a standalone Bluetooth button designed to activate Siri on your iPhone or iPad. More importantly, it comes with a mount for putting it on your car’s steering wheel or your bicycle’s handle bars. Clever clever clever! You can get …

Nick Bichsel wants a good way to find and sort out duplicate photos. When it comes to photos, there’s no one definition of the word duplicate.Obviously, if two JPG files are pixel-by-pixel, bit-by-bit identical, they’re duplicates, and you can safely delete one of them. But what if one photo has been resized? Or cropped? Or …

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Apple will pay record labels and artists .2 cent for the songs Apple Music subscribers listen to during their free three month trial period. That’s in line with the rate Spotify pays for the free tier in its streaming music service. The Mac Observer Spin: Higher than average royalties overall, and average free tier royalties …

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The promise of home automation isn’t living up to expectations, and it’s a little frustrating. John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to look at the still immature home automation market, vent some frustrations, and hope for a better future. Bonus: Kelly coins the term “iPod of home automation.”… Related posts: No related posts.

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OS X Yosemite (and Mavericks), by default in a clean install, provide for each monitor, in a multiple monitor system, to have its own display Spaces. The immediate symptom is a rather confusing presentation of a full menu bar on each display, with the one that’s inactive dimmed. John Martellaro explains the ins and outs …

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A few weeks back, after the Working Mac column about scanning your Mac for viruses I received an email message from Yolanda: Hope you can help your readers with something that I haven’t found. I’ve just purchased my first Mac after being on Windows for about 15 years, so I’m looking around for reputable recommendations …