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Disable Find My Mac by Resetting NVRAM

It turns out that Find My Mac can easily be disabled by resetting NVRAM, which could be bad news, if your Mac has been stolen, or good news, if you’re dealing with an old Mac that wasn’t reset before being sold or turned in.

 
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OS X Hidden Treasures: Typing Exotic Characters

Wrangling the Siri Remote

iBooks with iCloud Drive Is Unreliable and Confusing

Apple Reissues iOS 9.3 for Older Devices; Links Remain Problematic

 

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Previously Downloaded OS X Installers No Longer Work

El Capitan System Integrity Protection Update Breaks Ethernet

New Services Renegotiate Your Connectivity Bills

Apple Issues New iOS 9.2.1 to Fix Error 53

What “Error 53” Means for the Future of Apple Repairs

New Apple Repair Program for Mac Pro Video Cards

How to Unlearn Misspellings and Sync Your User Dictionary in OS X

Quick Solution to Apple Mail’s TidBITS Wrapping Woes

Do Cool Things on the Command Line with Five Quick Recipes

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