1. Reviews
    April 13th, 2015 by Jason Snell
    Review: The new 12-inch MacBook

    Apple’s often been a company that pushes new technology into a world that’s reluctant to receive it or doesn’t know what to make of it. It’s...

  2. Help
    April 13th, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    Use an external SSD to make an old Mac feel new

    My mid-2011 Mac mini had slowed down. Way down. Starting with Mavericks, the mini would eventually bog down after a number of days between restarts,...

  3. Reviews
    April 10th, 2015 by Anthony Caruana
    Hands on: Elgato Thunderbolt 2 Dock

    Portable Macs, when compared to other notebook computers on the market, tend to have fewer ports. And, if you shift between working in an office with...

  4. Reviews
    April 10th, 2015 by Jeff Carlson
    Review: Photos for OS X

    Last June, Apple announced the impending retirement of iPhoto and Aperture in favor of Photos for OS X, a new application it demonstrated briefly...

  5. Reviews
    April 9th, 2015 by Anthony Caruana
    Hands On: Belkin Thunderbolt 2 Express Dock HD

    Belkin’s Thunderbolt 2 Express Dock HD solves the problem of connecting multiple devices to your MacBook Pro or MacBook Air when you’re...

  6. Reviews
    April 8th, 2015 by Kirk McElhearn
    DiskWarrior 5: essential drive maintenance and repair

    I’ve said it countless times: it’s not a question of if you will lose data, but when. Media, such as hard drives, eventually fails. Or you can...

  7. News
    April 8th, 2015 by Anthony Caruana
    Australian Macworld gets a new editor

    Last week, Jonathan Stewart handed the reins of Australian Macworld to long-time contributor Anthony Caruana. It’s an interesting thing becoming...

  8. News
    April 7th, 2015 by Anthony Caruana
    Apple to release 8K iMac?

    It’s only been a few months since Apple released its updated iMac with a 5K display. But it seems that it will be leapfrogged later this year....

  9. Help
    April 2nd, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    A wild Wi-Fi ride to hunt a pesky set of problems

    There’s no technology simultaneously more useful and frustrating than Wi-Fi. Wireless local area networking shouldn’t be rocket science at this...

  10. Help
    April 1st, 2015 by Kenny Hemphill
    Batch resize images with Automator

    Automator is a tool included with OS X which allows you to build custom workflows to perform both simple and complex tasks, such as renaming files...

  11. Help
    April 1st, 2015 by Lou Hattersley
    How to change icons in Mac OS X

    Icons represent all kinds of things and items in Mac OS X. Your Mac uses icons to represent apps, utilities, folders and files. Generally speaking,...

  12. Help
    March 31st, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    Good backup habits making migrating to a new Mac easier

    To go forward, you must back up. This is an old rubric and bad joke about the importance of keeping regularly updated copies on hand of your personal...

  13. Help
    March 30th, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    How to consolidate files and remove duplicates

    This week we tackle some of your storage questions, including consolidating, de-duplication and management. Too many drives Reader Jon writes that...

  14. App Guide
    March 27th, 2015 by Joe Kissell
    Choosing the right launcher for your Mac

    If you’re still manually digging around in folders looking for apps to launch and documents to open, it’s time to stop. You can save tremendous...

  15. Reviews
    March 27th, 2015 by Anthony Caruana
    Group Test: Music streaming services

    Music streaming has many advantages over the traditional sources of music. An internet connection is all that’s needed to get access to huge...

  16. App Guide
    March 26th, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    Fantastical 2

    As Apple’s calendar app for iOS and Mac OS X moved across recent releases from inconsistent, inadequate and irritating to more or less just fine,...

  17. Workflow
    March 26th, 2015 by Anthony Caruana
    MacBook Air versus MacBook – a business traveller’s perspective

    The introduction of the new 12in MacBook has forged a new niche in Apple’s notebook product line. When Steve Jobs returned to Apple, he famously...

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