1. News
    August 31st, 2017 by Jason Snell
    iOS and macOS: What does the future hold?

    It’s easy to get so focused on the details of the present that we miss the obvious questions about the future. When John Siracusa wrote about the...

  2. News
    August 31st, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    How to keep Migration Assistant from overwriting existing files on a new Mac

    The Mac has a great app called Migration Assistant that is very helpful when setting up a new computer and you need to transfer files from an old...

  3. News
    August 28th, 2017 by Dan Moren
    Why the Mac needs iCloud Backup

    Apple’s Services division has been going strong for a couple of years now, and the company likes to tout its ability to combine those services with...

  4. Help
    August 25th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    Troubleshoot and recover a Mac with a failed drive

    Hard drive failures can happen to anyone, including Mac 911 columnists. A relatively new hard drive bit the dust, requiring days of work to get back...

  5. Reviews
    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....

  6. News
    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...

  7. Security
    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...

  8. Help
    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...

  9. Help
    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. News
    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. Help
    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...

  12. Reviews
    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...

  13. Help
    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...

  14. Reviews
    August 4th, 2017 by Jackie Dove, Macworld
    Review: Corel Painter 2018

    Artists of every stripe – fine art, comic art, photo art – rely on Corel Painter to create original works, as its natural media methodology uses...

  15. Help
    July 26th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    How to better control the size of video exports on your Mac

    When you export a video file in Apple’s QuickTime Player or iMovie, does the resulting file size leave you confused? Maybe you have had the same...

  16. News
    July 26th, 2017 by Mark Hachman
    Adobe Flash will die by 2020, Adobe and browser makers say

    Adobe Flash, one of the most controversial elements of the web, will be phased out by 2020, says Adobe. Browser makers, including Microsoft and Google,...

  17. News
    July 25th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    The future of the Finder

    This is the last instalment of this column, and as such, I wanted to cover one of the most important features on the Mac: the Finder. This file manager,...

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