Editor's Picks

  1. January 22nd, 2018 by Dan Moren
    Apple knows best (or so it would have you believe)
    If there’s one philosophy that seems to exemplify the vast majority of decisions that Apple has made about their products, it’s this: “We know...
  2. January 22nd, 2018 by Anthony Caruana
    Happy Birthday MacBook Air
    This editorial was first published in our weekly newsletter. Subscribe to get Mac and Apple news delivered to your inbox each week. Ten years ago,...
  3. January 17th, 2018 by Michael Simon
    Apple’s iOS 11.2.2 Spectre patch probably won’t slow down your iPhone, but here’s what to do if it does
    Last week Apple pushed out iOS 11.2.2, which seeks to mitigate the risks associated with the Spectre chip flaw via a security update to Safari...
  4. January 15th, 2018 by Dan Moren
    An Apple device for all seasons
    Allow me to indulge my imagination for just a moment. Over the past few months there’s been plenty of discussion about the future of the macOS...
  5. January 15th, 2018 by Anthony Caruana
    Spectre and Meltdown are a big deal
    Typically, the break between Christmas and mid-January is a slow news time punctuated by the barrage of consumer electronics news coming from Las...
  6. January 12th, 2018 by Jason Snell
    What the iPhone, iPad and iOS need in 2018
    The year 2017 was a pretty great for iOS. A whole lot of my wish-list items for iPhone and iPad got checked off. And yet, like a kid who got a...
  7. January 11th, 2018 by Jason Cross
    macOS High Sierra bug: unlock App Store system preferences with any password
    Less than two months ago, Apple users discovered a bug in macOS that allowed anyone to log in with root access. Apple apologised and fixed it quickly,...
  8. January 10th, 2018 by Michael Simon
    Apple, kids and iPhone addiction: parental controls in iOS
    If there’s anyone who loves our iPhones more than we do, it’s our kids. Whether it’s an iPod touch, iPad mini or a hand-me-down iPhone 5s, a...
  9. January 9th, 2018 by Michael Simon
    Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws affect all iOS and Mac devices, but don’t panic
    We’ve been waiting to hear from Apple ever since we first heard about the far-reaching Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws earlier this week, and...
  10. January 9th, 2018 by Michael Simon
    Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws: How to protect your Mac and iOS devices
    Surely by now you’ve heard about the Spectre and Meltdown CPU flaws, but you might not fully understand what the issue is and how you can protect...
  11. January 8th, 2018 by Michael Simon
    Meltdown and Spectre FAQ
    Massive security vulnerabilities in modern CPUs are forcing a redesign of the kernel software at the heart of all major operating systems. Since the...
  12. December 22nd, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    Ethernet or Wi-Fi? Which should you use for macOS cellular phone call handling and Continuity
    Apple introduced Continuity as a way to bind together various features across the two kinds of systems. It’s great when it works, and it’s clearly...
  13. December 21st, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    App Store and iTunes purchases: you can’t delete history
    We don’t typically run one-word answers to reader questions, but it’s worth it in this case, because we regularly receive a question similar to...
  14. December 21st, 2017 by Roman Loyola
    Apple responds to accusations of performance throttling with older iPhones
    Apple on Wednesday released a statement to TechCrunch to address accusations on the internet that the company purposely throttles the performance...
  15. December 20th, 2017 by Roman Loyola
    Mac mini: Everything you need to know about Apple’s affordable desktop Mac
    The Mac mini is Apple’s entry-level desktop Mac. It’s slower than Apple’s other desktop computers – the iMac and the Mac Pro – but it...
  16. December 20th, 2017 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Apple announces new flagship store for Melbourne
    Apple has previewed its planned flagship project in Melbourne’s Federation Square. Made possible through a partnership with Federation Square and...
  17. December 19th, 2017 by Roman Loyola
    Which Mac should you buy?
    Editor’s Note: This article comes from our colleagues in the US. Although the advice is pertinent, the prices are in US dollars. If you’re...
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