Editor's Picks

  1. May 16th, 2017 by Kirk McElhearn
    App Store upgrades: It’s not that Apple can’t do it, but it won’t do it
    Apple’s iOS and Mac app store revolutionised software distribution. It provides a one-stop shop for apps from vendors around the world, allowing...
  2. May 16th, 2017 by Anthony Caruana
    Apple updates macOS, iOS, watchOS and tvOS
    Apple has released updates to all four of its operating systems: macOS, iOS, watchOS and tvOS. macOS 10.12.5 squashes a few bugs and offers some performance...
  3. May 15th, 2017 by Dan Moren
    Why Apple’s next killer app is health
    Over the past few decades, Apple has revolutionised the personal computer, the smartphone and digital music, just to name a few. But the company’s...
  4. May 15th, 2017 by Anthony Caruana
    Are Apple and Microsoft ‘Trading Places’?
    This editorial was first published in our weekly newsletter. Subscribe to get Mac and Apple news delivered to your inbox each week. Fans of movies...
  5. May 12th, 2017 by Caitlin McGarry
    Research shows the Apple Watch can detect an early sign of heart disease
    The Apple Watch has already saved lives with its heart rate monitoring, but it’s often unintentional. A person might feel symptoms like dizziness...
  6. May 12th, 2017 by Jason Snell
    How does the Surface Laptop stack up to Apple’s notebooks?
    Editor’s Note: All prices quoted in this story are in US dollars. Australian pricing for the Surface laptop can be found at Microsoft’s...
  7. May 11th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    Why the Apple LED Cinema Display doesn’t work with a Thunderbolt 3 adapter
    Ross Mclauchlan writes in with a display problem: I recently purchased a MacBook Pro and have an Apple LED Cinema Display, and am perplexed that I...
  8. May 11th, 2017 by Jason Snell
    Six key takeaways from Apple’s Q2 2017 earnings call
    On Tuesday 9 May, Apple announced its latest corporate earnings, a relatively flat quarter that still brought in $11 billion in profits. As always,...
  9. May 10th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    How to set a different return address in Mail for macOS
    Reader Harold and his wife, Ginnie, were puzzled about setting up Mail in macOS to use their business’ return email address when they replied from...
  10. May 10th, 2017 by Oscar Raymundo
    Apple quietly acquires Beddit’s sleep-tracking monitor and iOS app
    To help you get a better night’s sleep, Apple will now be using Beddit’s sleep monitor system. On Monday 8 May, Beddit updated its privacy policy...
  11. May 9th, 2017 by Lucian Constantin
    Trojan malware infests official HandBrake for Mac downloads
    Hackers compromised a download server for HandBrake, a popular open-source program for converting video files, and used it to distribute a macOS version...
  12. May 9th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    Can you use older versions of Apple’s Pages on macOS Sierra?
    Juanita Roushdy says, “I have an iMac running Mac OS X 10.6.8 that uses Pages ’09 (version 4.1), which I absolutely love and use for all kinds...
  13. May 8th, 2017 by Dan Moren
    Why Apple’s laptops could use a little less innovation at the moment
    As a company, Apple’s philosophy is often about pushing the envelope. And that’s great. It’s how we got the original Mac’s GUI, the iPhone...
  14. May 5th, 2017 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Apple’s next iPhones may cut corners on memory due to price squeeze
    Apple could cut the capacity of DRAM in its upcoming anniversary iPhones with the rising prices of storage and memory components hitting its profit...
  15. May 5th, 2017 by Susie Ochs
    Apple joins ‘Made in America’ trend with $1 billion fund to promote US manufacturing
    Manufacturing jobs (any jobs, really) are a hot-button topic these days and our President has made no secret of his desire for big companies, Apple...
  16. May 5th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    How to set up an external drive as a Time Machine destination for multiple Macs
    Ed Bernard has all the right pieces, but wasn’t able to find a straightforward explanation for backing up his three Macs to a single external drive...
  17. May 3rd, 2017 by Caitlin McGarry
    Google Maps and Amazon discontinue Apple Watch apps, but that’s not a bad thing
    Google, Amazon, and eBay have left the Apple Watch App Store in recent weeks, as have Target and TripAdvisor. While this could be a sign that the...
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