1. Help
    July 18th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    Apple Pay, AirDrop and Handoff not working? Here’s what to do to get them to work again

    Apple has built a lot of proximity tools into iOS and macOS, and they’re great when they work. But when they don’t work, it’s leaves you scrambling...

  2. Help
    July 14th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    Slow Mac? Could be a hidden memory gobbler in macOS

    Just hours into using my new 27in iMac with 32GB of memory, the system felt sluggish. I checked memory usage via the top -u command in Terminal,...

  3. Help
    July 12th, 2017 by Eric Geier
    How to monitor, measure and manage your broadband consumption

    Forget that bass; in the digital world, it’s all about that bandwidth. You’re paying your ISP for a given amount of bandwidth, but it’s up to...

  4. Help
    July 12th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    Why your Mac isn’t working as fast as it says it is – and how you can fix it

    John Smith wrote in with a very interesting set of queries about whether his Macs slow down when they’re left to complete a task. “Do you know...

  5. Help
    July 6th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    How to zoom using the Magic Trackpad in Safari

    Jeffrey Dore went through the looking glass with Safari: When using Safari [in Sierra], it suddenly enlarges the document, similar to what can be...

  6. Help
    June 23rd, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    How to upload multiple Photos libraries to a single iCloud Photo Library

    Rob Rosenbaum has a slightly terrifying question. He’s been syncing photos from a single iPhone to two different Macs via USB – just importing...

  7. Help
    June 21st, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    How to update to two-factor authentication for an iTunes-only Apple ID

    If you’re like me (and many of you are), you have two Apple IDs for historical reasons that you continue to use. Until the mythical future date...

  8. Help
    June 19th, 2017 by Joe Kissell
    How to reset your Mac’s NVRAM, PRAM and SMC

    When your Mac starts acting up, you’ll probably run through some common troubleshooting procedures such as restarting it, running Disk Utility and...

  9. Help
    June 9th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    How to restart your Mac remotely

    Reader G. Murray needs to restart his Mac at times when it’s not within arm’s reach – or even with walking legs’ reach. He’s wondering what...

  10. Help
    June 5th, 2017 by Kirk McElhearn
    Managing and displaying playlists

    Viewing the right information in playlists in iTunes can be complicated, in part because iTunes defaults to a specific display when you create new...

  11. Help
    May 31st, 2017 by Christopher Breen
    How to bulk delete images from your iPhone

    Reader Melissa Mead has a bad case of the overloaded iPhone. She writes: My iPhone is running out of storage space and I think it’s because I have...

  12. Help
    May 30th, 2017 by Roman Loyola
    How to turn off (or turn on) landscape mode on the iPhone 6/6s Plus and iPhone 7 Plus home screen

    With the iPhone 6 Plus, 6s Plus and 7s Plus, you have the ability to use the home screen in landscape mode (with the iPhone held horizontally) or...

  13. Security
    May 23rd, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    Apple’s new iCloud security requirements: How it affects you and the software you use

    If you use iCloud for email, calendar events or contacts with any apps other than those made by Apple, and you haven’t upgraded the security on...

  14. Help
    May 19th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    Did a mysterious Lost and Found folder just appear on your Mac? It could mean trouble

    Joseph Pierpoint discovered a folder in his Mac’s Trash labelled ‘Lost and Found’. When he opened it, he found it contained over...

  15. Help
    May 11th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    Why the Apple LED Cinema Display doesn’t work with a Thunderbolt 3 adapter

    Ross Mclauchlan writes in with a display problem: I recently purchased a MacBook Pro and have an Apple LED Cinema Display, and am perplexed that I...

  16. Help
    May 10th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    How to set a different return address in Mail for macOS

    Reader Harold and his wife, Ginnie, were puzzled about setting up Mail in macOS to use their business’ return email address when they replied from...

  17. Help
    May 9th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    Can you use older versions of Apple’s Pages on macOS Sierra?

    Juanita Roushdy says, “I have an iMac running Mac OS X 10.6.8 that uses Pages ’09 (version 4.1), which I absolutely love and use for all kinds...

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