1. Help
    June 17th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Finding yourself when your Mac can’t

    Reader Chris Jenkins is searching for himself. He writes: I have an older Mac Pro running OS X Mavericks. When I launch the Maps app the Location...

  2. Reviews
    June 17th, 2014 by Jason Snell
    Hands-on with OS X Yosemite: Design changes

    For a few years there, it felt like major changes in OS X’s look and behaviour were imminent. The conventional wisdom during the Lion and Mountain...

  3. Help
    June 16th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    Ask the iTunes Guy: when iTunes Match doesn’t match

    In this week’s column, I examine an iTunes Match problem that happens to some people, where their music isn’t available from a Mac. I also look...

  4. Blogs
    June 13th, 2014 by Jonathan Stewart
    Rumour Mill

    The last week has been a huge period for Apple and all those who pay close attention to what the Cupertino-based company does and says. While the...

  5. Help
    June 13th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to rip a Blu-ray disc

      Transcript Over the years we’ve talked about creating backups and portable copies of the DVD media you own. But the world of disc-based media...

  6. App Guide
    June 12th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    Write – A Note Taking & Markdown Writing App

    I’ve written about a number of “focused-writing apps” for Mac – text editors that let you focus on your words, shutting out other computer-based...

  7. Help
    June 12th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Mavericks and the ancient AirPort base station

    A reader who wishes to remain anonymous has a simple question about Mavericks and an older version of Apple’s AirPort Utility. That question reads:...

  8. Reviews
    June 12th, 2014 by Albert Filice
    G-Technology G-Drive Pro with Thunderbolt

    The G-Drive Pro with Thunderbolt by G-Technology is not very big, especially for being a four drive RAID; it’s just over a centimetre taller...

  9. Help
    June 12th, 2014 by Topher Kessler
    How to troubleshoot a frozen Mac menu bar

    The system menu bar in OS X is usually fully accessible, either by moving your mouse to the top of the screen and clicking on it or by using hotkeys....

  10. Blogs
    June 11th, 2014 by Ryan Faas
    Tim Cook’s Apple comes into its own at WWDC 2014

    Reflecting on all the news from Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, I find myself remembering a moment from 2013’s keynote: After announcing...

  11. News
    June 11th, 2014 by Gregg Keizer
    Devs can ‘Handoff’ iOS apps to browser-based UIs on Macs

    Apple’s new Handoff feature in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite not only lets users pick up on one app from where they left off on another, but it can...

  12. Help
    June 11th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    iTunes: Four ways to control your media

    iTunes lets you control your music playback from its window, but if you don’t want the full interface visible while you listen to music, there are...

  13. News
    June 11th, 2014 by Lucian Constantin
    Hackers behind iPhone ransom attacks arrested in Russia

    Russian authorities arrested a man and a teenaged boy from Moscow under suspicion that they compromised Apple ID accounts and used Apple’s Find...

  14. News
    June 10th, 2014 by Jon Phillips
    Apple’s health-focused wearable is coming in October?

    Apple showed admirable patience by not revealing an iWatch at WWDC this week, but don’t expect this discipline to last for long. A health-focused...

  15. Blogs
    June 10th, 2014 by Dave Wiskus
    The developers take the stage at WWDC

    On the face of it, the WWDC keynote was a developer’s dream: Extensions, TestFlight, third-party keyboards, a framework for building cloud-based...

  16. Help
    June 10th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Revealing Mavericks’ hidden screensaver images

    Reader Anna Howarth seeks to beautify her desktop. She writes: I love some of the images that appear in Apple’s Aerial screensaver collection. Some...

  17. News
    June 6th, 2014 by Gregg Keizer
    Nearly 80 percent of Macs will be able to run OS X Yosemite

    OS X Yosemite will run on about eight out of every ten Macs, a boon for customers who want to upgrade in spring, but also another proof point that...

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