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The “Other Half” of the watchOS 7 Handwashing Timer App

I was so fascinated with the watchOS 7 handwashing timer when it first appeared last week that I neglected to look deeper into the app. You can read all about how to set up this useful and — in the time of COVID-19 — important app in this post, but today I’ll show you how to get more out of the app.

5 Mac Security Tips You Might Not Be Using (But Probably Should)

While Macs tend to be more secure than their Windows counterparts, this doesn’t mean they’re invincible. As Apple’s share of the computer market has grown over the years, hackers have placed an increased emphasis on targeting these devices. If you’re...

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How to Set and Use a Different Return Address in macOS Mail

The Mac Mail app is pretty smart and is pretty much reliable at associating an email address with a particular account, so I don’t set up a specific return address in Mail. However, when you reply to an email, you can choose a different return email address than the one associated with it.

How to Use the New Handwashing Timer in watchOS 7

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, we've continuously been admonished to wash our hands with soap and hot water for at least 20 seconds after touching any surface that might harbor the virus. watchOS 7 includes a helpful handwashing timer and reminder app that tells you how long to keep washing your hands. It can even tell you to wash your hands when you get home.

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How to Change Your Login Password in macOS

The password of your user account in macOS is known as your login password. It's the password you use to log in to your Mac and make certain changes, such as installing software. But have you ever forgotten it? If so, you can often reset it – this article shows several different ways. Hopefully, one of them will work for you!

How to Reply to or Forward Messages in Mail in macOS

With Mail on macOS, it’s easy to reply to or forward messages (and it may get even easier with macOS Big Sur this fall – stay tuned). What’s more, if a message contains attachments, you can include them if you wish. Here’s how...

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