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Schedule Fetch to Work Automatically

Although Fetch doesn't have a built-in scheduler, you can use iCal along with Fetch's Mirror command or Automator support to automatically upload or download files at a specified time. To find out how...

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Put Save As Back on the File Menu

Do you miss the Save As command that was replaced on the File menu by Duplicate? Many long-time Mac users do, and if the fix escaped your notice back in 2012, now’s your chance to put your Mac back the way you want it.

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Apple Announces Repair Program for MacBook Pro Video Issues

Apple’s Baffling Response to 2011 MacBook Pro Graphics Issues

Five Fixes for OS X 10.10 Yosemite

How to Change the Font in Messages in Yosemite

Bring iPhone Slo-Mo Videos Back Up to Speed

How to Reclaim Your Phone Number from iMessage

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iCloud Drive Is Not a Dropbox Replacement


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How to Use Apple Pay

iOS 8: TidBITS Answers Your Questions

iOS 8 Users: Do Not Upgrade to iCloud Drive

Turn Off Automatic iOS App Updates

DeTune Extracts Your Media from an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch

Replace a Dying iPhone 5 Battery: Take Two

Apple Replacing Defective iPhone 5 Batteries

iTunes Pass: How to Buy iTunes Store Credit via Passbook

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