1. Help
    Turning two partitions into one

    Reader Sonya Jefferson tells a tale of two partitions. She writes: “I used Disk Utility to format a drive so that it has two partitions. I’d...

  2. App Guide
    Duplicate Detective

    As much as we love feature-packed applications that perform countless tasks, there’s nothing wrong with an inexpensive utility that does the one...

  3. News
    Mac Pro modder talks trash

    After all the cracks likening the new Mac Pro to a rubbish bin, it had to happen. Yes, someone has done just that. Made an apparently working Mac...

  4. Help
    Print an app list and control iTunes from the menu bar

    In this first column of 2014, I address how to get a list of apps on an iOS device, show some tagging tricks for multidisc sets, and offer suggestions...

  5. Help
    Portrait retouching in five easy steps

    We seldom have complete control when shooting portraits, but we are masters of our images when we open them in Aperture for editing. In just five...

  6. Help
    How to (and why not to) combine external drives into a RAID

    Reader Liam Yates finds himself with two spare hard drives and one question. He writes: “Over the years I’ve collected a couple of USB...

  7. Help
    Four fun ways to customise your Mac

    You may use your Mac for serious work, but sometimes it’s a good thing to add a touch of whimsy to it. Here are four quick tips for customising...

  8. Blogs
    Concerned about OS X fragmentation and security? Don’t be

    Think platform fragmentation is something only Android users need to worry about? Over at the Sophos blog, Chester Wisniewski thinks Mac users should...

  9. News
    Researchers release big discrepancies in Mac sales estimates for Q4

    Apple sold 2.2 million Macs in the US in 2013′s final quarter, a 29 percent increase over the year before. Or it sold just 1.6 million, representing...

  10. Features
    25 tips for running Windows better on your Mac

    Whether you’re buying your first Mac or are still using your fourth, the appeal of being able to run Windows on your system is undeniable for many....

  11. Help
    Breathing new life into old Mac Pros

    As we saw in our first round of benchmarks, the new Mac Pro is more of a specialised workstation than a general purpose computer. In fact, unless...

  12. Features
    Manage your power: Our guide to powering your iOS and Mac devices

    Power – it’s something we take for granted. Sure, we complain when the price of electricity continues its seemingly inexhaustible climb. But...

  13. News
    Cyber security – the threats you need to watch out for in 2014

    Australian businesses are being warned to expect a jump in sophisticated ransomware, malware, hacktivism and targeted attacks this year. McAfee, which...

  14. Help
    How we test: Speedmark 9 Mac benchmarks

    When Apple releases a major update of its operating system, we in the Macworld Lab update our overall system performance benchmark suite, Speedmark,...

  15. News
    Don’t get stung by Mac Pro financing

    Apple customers who purchased a built-to-order Mac Pro may need to get creative if they want to take advantage of the company’s interest-free...

  16. Help
    When good email disappears: archiving old messages

    Reader Chris Sinclair would love to have a copy of his old email. He writes. “My company has used Gmail for a few years and recently switched...

  17. Gadget Guide
    Griffin Technology StudioConnect HD

    The US$199.99 StudioConnect HD is a high-definition recording deck for “serious producers and musicians,” but one that puts the iPad at the...

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