1. Blogs
    January 9th, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    Latest iCloud crack can’t beat a good password

    You’ve likely read about iDict, a very publicly released cracking tool designed to compromise iCloud accounts using brute-force techniques –...

  2. Blogs
    January 5th, 2015 by Macworld Staff
    Why 2015 will be the year of the Apple

    Apple broke sales records in 2014 with bigger iPhones, then satisfied long-time fans with a Retina iMac and an updated iPad – all great products,...

  3. Blogs
    January 5th, 2015 by Christopher Phin
    Think Retro: When Apple’s User Guides explained it all

    In the box my iPhone 6 came in, there’s a small slip of paper. On one side it tells you what each of the iPhone’s five buttons are, and on the...

  4. Blogs
    January 5th, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    Lock your cloud backups away with an encryption key

    It’s generally easier to keep safe the files we have under our control, on our internal and external drives, than those that waft far away from...

  5. Blogs
    December 19th, 2014 by Glenn Fleishman
    Family Sharing is convenient, but comes with its own risks

    No Mac is an island and every iPad is part of the main. But Apple has, for many years, had trouble with letting a group of allied people – let’s...

  6. Blogs
    December 12th, 2014 by Zach Miners
    How your in-store shopping affects the ads you see on Facebook

    While many activities have migrated online, Facebook is still eager to know how its users shop in physical stores. That information helps companies...

  7. Blogs
    December 12th, 2014 by Glenn Fleishman
    Without your Recovery Key, your Apple ID could be lost forever

    Here’s a question that could change the rest of your digital life: Where is the Recovery Key for your Apple ID account? If you haven’t enabled two-step...

  8. Blogs
    December 10th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Top five tips for this year’s tech Santa

    Perhaps, between this month’s tinselly advertisements, you’ve heard that this is the Season of Giving. While many people consider the name nothing...

  9. Blogs
    December 10th, 2014 by Christopher Phin
    Think Retro: Why the cute and quirky eMate was Apple’s most human product

    It’s not that I don’t like Apple’s current hardware and software, but I fondly recall the days when its computers were suffused with a chirpy,...

  10. Blogs
    December 9th, 2014 by Ted Landau
    Why the iPad is anything but doomed

    Tis the season to dis the iPad. What’s going on exactly? How could a product that has been such a huge success, the leader of Apple’s march to...

  11. Blogs
    December 5th, 2014 by Glenn Fleishman
    Choosing whether to sync your passwords

    Every password you create should be unique: every site, service or system needs its own. Also, they should be long, not contain any words found in...

  12. Blogs
    December 3rd, 2014 by Christopher Phin
    Think Retro: Apple’s Adjustable Keyboard harks back to the days of touch typing

    You’ll recognise the picture to the right if you’re a Mac user of a certain vintage (does secret Vintage Mac User handshake), but anyone who came...

  13. Blogs
    December 1st, 2014 by Glenn Fleishman
    Two-factor authentication gets physical with USB U2F devices

    I’ve written a few times about two-factor authentication (2FA), where a password (something you know) is paired with a second item, like a device-generated...

  14. Blogs
    November 28th, 2014 by Keith White
    Hands on with ScreenFlow 5

    For many years the Mac OS lagged behind Windows in screen capture technology. This all changed when ScreenFlow arrived on the scene in 2008. After...

  15. Blogs
    November 28th, 2014 by Susie Ochs
    Which search engine should be crowned king of Mobile Safari?

    In the search engine game, it’s all about eyeballs. Google, Yahoo and Microsoft rake in billions each year from search ads, and now those companies...

  16. Blogs
    November 27th, 2014 by Jared Newman
    Apple Watch and Android Wear: Same destination, different paths

    The more we learn about the Apple Watch, the less it seems like a revolutionary departure from the existing wearable market. In particular, it has...

  17. Blogs
    November 26th, 2014 by Mike Elgan
    Can’t wait for the Apple Watch? You’re not alone

    Apple CEO Tim Cook unveiled the Apple Watch at a special event in September. The press was herded into a special tent to look at prototype watches...

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