1. Help
    October 17th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to install Mac OS X Yosemite

    Yosemite changes the look and feel of your Mac, from ever-so-transparent windows to a completely new Spotlight interface. But what hasn’t changed...

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    May 12th, 2014 by Dan Frakes
    Create a bootable Mavericks install drive for newer Macs

    Note: This article is for people who have Mavericks only because it came preinstalled on their Mac. If you purchased Mavericks from the Mac App Store,...

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    November 28th, 2013 by Nick Mediati
    How to remotely install apps on your smartphone

    You can download and install apps to your iPhone and Android phone without being anywhere near it. What sorcery is this? It isn’t sorcery. It’s...

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    October 8th, 2013 by Dan Frakes
    Get your Mac ready for Mavericks (OS X 10.9)

    Apple has released to developers the golden master of Mavericks (OS X 10.9) – the final non-public version, and most likely the build that...

  5. Help
    May 16th, 2013 by Benj Edwards
    How to install Linux on a vintage 68K Mac

    If you’re like me and happen to have a bunch of vintage Macs powered by Motorola 680×0 CPUs lying around, then you probably like to tinker...

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    January 26th, 2013 by Simon Jary
    How to install extra RAM memory in the new iMac

    Apple has doubled the amount of base RAM it ships its new iMacs with, from 4GB to 8GB of memory. While 8GB should be fine for most it’s not expensive...

  7. Help
    November 22nd, 2012 by Serenity Caldwell
    Venture beyond the Mac App Store

    The Mac App Store is great for the majority of simple applications you might want to purchase. But there are plenty of other apps—ones from registered...

  8. Help
    September 19th, 2012 by Dan Frakes and Serenity Caldwell
    Hands on with iOS 6: Installation

    iOS 6 has arrived, and eager users everywhere are getting ready to upgrade their devices. If you’re concerned about the upgrade process, or simply...

  9. Help
    July 26th, 2012 by Dan Frakes
    How to install Mountain Lion over Leopard (OS X 10.5)

    As we explained in our guide to installing Mountain Lion, one of the requirements for installing OS X 10.8 is that you already have at least Snow...

  10. Help
    July 26th, 2012 by Dan Frakes
    Should you do a ‘clean install’ of Mountain Lion?

    It used to be that when upgrading to a major new version of OS X, installing over an existing OS X installation – for example, installing 10.3 over...

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    July 26th, 2012 by Dan Frakes
    Installing Mountain Lion: What you need to know

    Before Lion (OS X 10.7) debuted last year, installing the latest major version of Mac OS X meant buying a disc and slipping it into your Mac’s optical...

  12. News
    July 20th, 2012 by Gregg Keizer
    Microsoft gives Mac users short end of the stick with Office 365 deals

    Microsoft has clarified that Mac users will not be able to download and install a copy of Office for Mac 2011 as one of the five licenses allowed...

  13. News
    February 3rd, 2012 by Lex Friedman
    Some 10.7.3 users encounter nasty bug; fix available

    There are two kinds of people in this world: Those who rush to install every new software update that Apple offers up and those who hold off to make...

  14. Help
    January 16th, 2012 by Ted Landau
    Fixing Mac App Store download errors

    When you purchase an app from the Mac App Store, it normally downloads and installs exactly as expected. But not always. One error that has cropped...

  15. News
    December 6th, 2011 by Matt Hamblen, Computerworld (US)
    8 companies hit with Carrier IQ lawsuit in US

    Apple is one of eight companies that have been named in another class-action lawsuit filed over the use of Carrier IQ software in mobile handsets....

  16. Help
    July 21st, 2011 by Dan Frakes
    How to install Lion over Leopard

    As I explained in Installing Lion: What you need to know, one of the requirements for installing Lion is that you already have Snow Leopard (Mac OS...

  17. Help
    July 21st, 2011 by Dan Frakes
    Installing Lion: What you need to know

    For over a decade, installing the latest major version of Mac OS X meant buying a disc and slipping it into your Mac’s optical drive. No longer....

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