1. Help
    May 6th, 2015 by Dan Frakes
    How to view the ~/Library folder in Mavericks and Yosemite

      Inside your home folder is a Library folder – commonly written in Unix syntax as ~/Library, which means “a folder named Library at...

  2. Help
    October 20th, 2014 by Dan Frakes
    How to make a bootable OS X 10.10 Yosemite install drive

    Back in the day when we bought OS X on discs, as long as you kept that disc, you always had a bootable installer just in case. Modern, downloadable...

  3. Help
    August 29th, 2014 by Dan Frakes
    Master your windows with Moom and Zooom

    If you’re still fiddling with title bars and thin window edges to move and resize windows, Moom and Zooom can make window management easier and...

  4. App Guide
    August 13th, 2014 by Dan Frakes
    Folderol

    Mavericks’s Finder tags feature offers a number of benefits over the older file and folder labels, but one of the drawbacks of tags is that items...

  5. App Guide
    July 23rd, 2014 by Dan Frakes
    Marked 2

    Many of us here at Macworld are fans of Markdown, a nifty markup language that lets you write for the web using plain text and a simple formatting...

  6. News
    June 4th, 2014 by Dan Frakes
    Eight OS X Yosemite features we wish we could use right now

    If there’s a ‘sure thing’ you can expect at WWDC, it’s that Apple will preview new versions of its operating systems. Sure enough,...

  7. Blogs
    June 2nd, 2014 by Dan Frakes
    iOS 8 changes we’d like to see: The OS and Home screen

    WWDC is almost here, which means we’re likely to see a preview of iOS 8, the next iteration of Apple’s mobile OS. Over the past few weeks,...

  8. Blogs
    May 30th, 2014 by Dan Frakes
    iOS 8 changes we’d like to see: FaceTime, Maps, Messages, Music

    Next week is Apple’s annual developer conference, where in all likelihood we’ll get a preview of iOS 8, the next version of Apple’s mobile OS....

  9. Blogs
    May 26th, 2014 by Dan Frakes
    iOS 8 changes we’d like to see: Safari

    Though the mobile version of Safari has improved dramatically over the past couple versions of iOS, we use it so frequently that its flaws, however...

  10. Blogs
    May 16th, 2014 by Dan Frakes
    iOS 8 changes we’d like to see: Mail

    With each version of iOS, Mail gets better. For example, iOS 7 Mail added new special-mailbox views, a revamped search system, additional Undo actions,...

  11. Help
    May 12th, 2014 by Dan Frakes
    Create a bootable Mavericks install drive for newer Macs

    Note: This article is for people who have Mavericks only because it came preinstalled on their Mac. If you purchased Mavericks from the Mac App Store,...

  12. App Guide
    April 3rd, 2014 by Dan Frakes
    Fantastical 2 for iPad

    Last autumn, I reviewed Flexibits’ Fantastical 2 for iPhone, a nice upgrade to my favourite calendar app for iOS. But as good as Fantastical 2...

  13. Help
    March 21st, 2014 by Dan Frakes
    Change your short username in OS X 10.9 Mavericks

    A frequent question we receive about OS X is ‘How do I change my short username?’ While it’s easy to change your full username...

  14. Features
    February 19th, 2014 by Dan Frakes
    Listen up: Our guide to the best audio gear

    The iPhone comes with a pretty good set of earbuds (as earbuds go), but you can get much better sound quality, and likely better comfort, by upgrading...

  15. Help
    February 13th, 2014 by Dan Frakes
    Adventures in troubleshooting: replacing a MacBook Air’s faulty SSD

    The first time my MacBook Air crashed on wake, I didn’t think much of it. But after about the fourth or fifth time within a couple weeks, I started...

  16. Reviews
    February 12th, 2014 by Dan Frakes
    Tom Bihn Synapse 25 backpack

    Nearly four years ago, I reviewed Tom Bihn’s Synapse, a fantastic and versatile compact backpack for those times when you don’t need to carry...

  17. Help
    February 11th, 2014 by Dan Frakes
    Get more out of OS X’s save-as-PDF feature

    One of OS X’s most-useful features is the capability to save any printable document, webpage or file as a PDF. This week’s video shows you some...

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