Editor's Picks

  1. August 25th, 2017 by Jeffery Battersby
    Timely – a time tracking Mac app hampered by required internet connection
    Time tracking software is a troublesome realm. I’ve tried and used several such apps over the last many years and the result is usually the same....
  2. August 24th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    How to block all calls on your iPhone except those from your contacts
    There are very few things that are more annoying than unwanted phone calls. Macworld reader Douglas Cowan asks a question about a way to block those...
  3. August 22nd, 2017 by Anthony Caruana
    Are TouchID and Apple Pay compromised?
    This editorial was first published in our weekly newsletter. Subscribe to get Mac and Apple news delivered to your inbox each week. Last Friday, I...
  4. August 18th, 2017 by Anthony Caruana
    Hacker decrypts Secure Enclave firmware
    The Secure Enclave chip in your iPhone, iPad or recently released MacBook Pro is a core part of Apple’s system security. That chip is used to...
  5. August 18th, 2017 by Michael Simon
    An LTE Apple Watch brings lots of potential problems. Can Apple solve them all?
    In case you haven’t been paying attention, this year’s September Apple event is shaping up to be a doozy. And it’s not just the iPhone 8. In...
  6. 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...
  7. August 18th, 2017 by Andrew Hayward
    Is the Chromecast a viable Apple TV alternative for iPhone users?
    Editor’s Note: This article references services available in the US, but I think it’s still valuable even though it’s US-centric....
  8. August 15th, 2017 by Anthony Caruana
    Review: Bodyguardz Trainr Pro
    My name is Anthony and I’m addicted to exercise tech. There. I’ve said it. If it beeps, blinks or connects to something I use when I’m...
  9. 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...
  10. August 14th, 2017 by Anthony Caruana
    Taking the plunge – Apple’s High Sierra beta
    This editorial was first published in our weekly newsletter. Subscribe to get Mac and Apple news delivered to your inbox each week. Regular readers...
  11. August 11th, 2017 by Jason Snell
    The iPod’s successor is the Apple Watch
    When Apple announced the tiny sixth-generation iPod nano in 2010, Steve Jobs joked that some people at Apple had suggested you could wear it as...
  12. 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...
  13. August 9th, 2017 by Michael Simon
    Ten huge iPhone 8 details we learned from Apple’s HomePod leak
    If you were following Apple back in 2010, you’ll remember the infamous iPhone 4 leak. The handset that introduced the world to FaceTime, the...
  14. August 8th, 2017 by J.R. Bookwalter
    Paragon NTFS for Mac 15
    Paragon NTFS for Mac 15 (US$20) is a file system driver that allows Mac OS X Yosemite and later (including macOS Sierra) to read and write to hard...
  15. 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...
  16. August 7th, 2017 by Michael Simon
    Report: Apple will release an LTE-enabled Apple Watch this spring
    Apple might have one more trick up its sleeve at its annual spring event. While we’re all waiting for a brand new iPhone that will reportedly...
  17. August 7th, 2017 by Anthony Caruana
    Rumours of the iPad’s death are exaggerated
    When I started working as a school teacher back in the early 90s, and then again later in my corporate life, I was always told to never start a presentation...
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