1. Help
    August 18th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    How to set network connection priority on a Mac

    With different networking options available – ethernet, Wi-Fi, iPhone tethering etc – you may find yourself in a situation where you want your...

  2. Help
    August 14th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    The case of the iMac screen that mysteriously blacks out

    Cecil Usher wants to give his granddaughter a 2010-era 27-inch iMac. However, there’s a problem. The screen goes completely black and stays that...

  3. Help
    August 11th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    When fonts won’t display properly in Safari and Mail, here’s what to do

    Don writes: System software is up to date. I use Suitcase Fusion and it’s also up to date. I tried booting up without Suitcase but that made no...

  4. Help
    August 8th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    How to adjust the spell-check language in macOS

    macOS has a system-wide spell-check feature. Fortunately, for reader JGC, this feature can be adjusted by the user, especially when a problem like...

  5. News
    August 1st, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    Everything you need to know about wireless mesh networks

    You would be forgiven for thinking that wireless mesh networking is just another marketing bullet point for new Wi-Fi routers, a phrase coined to...

  6. Help
    July 26th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    How to better control the size of video exports on your Mac

    When you export a video file in Apple’s QuickTime Player or iMovie, does the resulting file size leave you confused? Maybe you have had the same...

  7. Security
    July 25th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    Update to iOS 10.3.3 now: Apple patches serious Wi-Fi exploit

    iOS users should update immediately to version 10.3.3 to eliminate the risk of a Wi-Fi-based exploit that can be carried out by an attacker in proximity...

  8. News
    July 25th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    The future of the Finder

    This is the last instalment of this column, and as such, I wanted to cover one of the most important features on the Mac: the Finder. This file manager,...

  9. 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...

  10. 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,...

  11. 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...

  12. News
    July 6th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    iPhone camera apps: four apps that take full advantage of iOS 10 and a photographer’s eye

    The iPhone has a pretty powerful camera for a smartphone, and the iOS Camera app works well for most people. But if you’re a serious photographer...

  13. 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...

  14. Security
    July 4th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    macOS High Sierra: The new Safari takes steps to reduce persistent user tracking, but is it enough?

    In macOS High Sierra, third parties will have a more difficult time sharing any tracking information via Safari. It’s all part of Apple’s approach...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

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