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    Breathing new life into old Mac Pros

    As we saw in our first round of benchmarks, the new Mac Pro is more of a specialised workstation than a general purpose computer. In fact, unless...

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    Creating ringtones with GarageBand

    When introducing you to GarageBand in our last lesson, I claimed that non-musicians could find uses for Apple’s audio and music application. I...

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    How to shoot and share slo-mo video on your iPhone 5s

    If you haven’t yet played around with Apple’s slo-mo feature on the iPhone 5s, now’s a perfect time to start. This week’s video tip has Macworld...

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    How we test: Speedmark 9 Mac benchmarks

    When Apple releases a major update of its operating system, we in the Macworld Lab update our overall system performance benchmark suite, Speedmark,...

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    Find missing ringtones, understand the mysterious ‘Other’ on iOS devices, and print album lists

    It’s the holiday season, and many of you may have new Macs, new iOS devices or new content to add to your iTunes library. This week, I look at questions...

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    When good email disappears: archiving old messages

    Reader Chris Sinclair would love to have a copy of his old email. He writes. “My company has used Gmail for a few years and recently switched...

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    Top 10 lessons for the new Mac user

    My hope is that you’ve been directed to this story by a caring friend or relative – so caring, in fact, that their holiday generosity extended...

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    How to replace the optical drive in a Unibody MacBook Pro with a second-hard drive

    Sometime around 2008 and with the advent of the first MacBook Air, Apple made the declarative statement that the end was in sight for optical drives...

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    Fix a plug-in-related PDF printing issue in Safari

    After upgrading to Mavericks, I ran into an issue where I couldn’t print from a site that used a Silverlight-based web app. In particular, when...

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    How to control focus and depth of field on your iPhone camera

    One of the most striking differences between your iPhone and a large camera like a DSLR is the way the two cameras focus and control depth of field....

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    Master the command line: how to use man pages

    If you’ve read Macworld or Macworld Australia for any length of time – particularly our OS X Hints blog or any other story that asks you...

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    Getting started with GarageBand

    Wait!! Yes, you – you who absent-mindedly clicked the link that led you here, realised that you were about to receive instruction regarding Apple’s...

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    How to shoot the best portraits with your iPhone

    The iPhone is a capable device for most of our daily snapshots. And even though it’s not quite as versatile as a dedicated digital camera, you can...

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    What you need to know about Thunderbolt 2

    Thunderbolt 2 made its debut when Apple released the latest version of its MacBook Pro last October, but it’s become more prominent with the relase...

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    How to turn old photos into new holiday calendars

    A calendar made from old family photos is a great gift for parents, grandparents and similarly sentimental family members. And by old photos, we mean...

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    Giving the gift of speed: the SSD upgrade

    Reader George Robertson wants to give his mate some speed. He writes: My wife has an iMac from 2010 (model 2389) that she says runs really slowly....

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    How Mac experts organise their files

    Computers are the ultimate file cabinets. My own Mac stores oodles files of all types – my photos, my music and thousands of text and Word documents....

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