1. Help
    May 6th, 2015 by Dan Frakes
    How to view the ~/Library folder in Mavericks and Yosemite

      Inside your home folder is a Library folder – commonly written in Unix syntax as ~/Library, which means “a folder named Library at...

  2. News
    March 5th, 2015 by Gregg Keizer
    OS X Yosemite’s uptake breaks 50 percent

    Apple’s OS X Yosemite powered more than half of all Macs last month, according to data recently released by analytics vendor Net Applications....

  3. News
    October 20th, 2014 by Gregg Keizer
    Apple patches OS X to protect against POODLE

    Apple issued a security update for OS X Mavericks and Mountain Lion meant to protect Macs against possible POODLE attacks last week. OS X Yosemite,...

  4. News
    September 29th, 2014 by Brad Chacos
    Apple says most Mac users are safe from ‘Shellshock’ Bash bug, promises quick fix

    Yes, recent versions of Mac OS X are vulnerable to the critical ‘Shellshock’ Bash bug revealed last week, including OS X Mavericks –...

  5. Help
    September 29th, 2014 by Brad Chacos
    Safe from Shellshock: How to protect your home computer from the Bash shell bug

    On the surface, the critical ‘Shellshock’ bug revealed last week sounds devastating. By exploiting a bug in the Bash shell command line...

  6. News
    August 21st, 2014 by Gregg Keizer
    Apple preps final non-security OS X Mavericks update

    Apple is working its way toward releasing OS X Mountain Lion 10.9.5, very likely the last non-security update for the 10-month old operating system....

  7. News
    July 1st, 2014 by Dan Moren
    OS X Mavericks update fixes Wi-Fi network issue, includes Safari 7.0.5

    It never rains software updates, but it pours. Apple overnight released OS X Mavericks 10.9.4, incorporating a number of small fixes for the Mac...

  8. News
    June 25th, 2014 by InfoWorld Staff
    Major SSL flaw found in iOS, OS X

    Security researchers revealed on Saturday that iOS’s validation of SSL encryption had a coding error that bypassed a key validation step in...

  9. 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:...

  10. 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...

  11. Help
    May 27th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to set a default To address in Mavericks’ Mail

    Reader Fran Drakes has an issue with autofill and Mavericks’ Mail app. She writes: “My husband has three email addresses. I almost always...

  12. Help
    May 13th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Copying address lists from Excel into Apple’s Mail

    Reader Benjamin Peacock confronts an issue regarding the intersection of Excel and Mail. He writes: “I have an Excel spreadsheet that contains...

  13. Help
    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,...

  14. Help
    May 7th, 2014 by Sharon Zardetto, Macworld
    Solving the mysteries of the Mail Downloads folder

    The scenario is straighforward: you receive a message with an attachment in Mail and double-click the attached file to open it in the appropriate...

  15. Help
    April 28th, 2014 by Ted Landau
    Bugs & Fixes: slow Wi-Fi reconnect after MacBook wakes up

    Many Mavericks users report that their MacBooks take an irritatingly long time to reconnect to their local Wi-Fi network after waking from sleep....

  16. News
    April 23rd, 2014 by Dan Moren
    Apple launches Beta Seed for OS X program for end users

    Ever dreamed of an opportunity to try out new versions of OS X before they’re released, but without having to pony up the US$99 to become a registered...

  17. Security
    April 23rd, 2014 by Macworld Staff
    What everyone should know about OS X Mavericks: Security, Bootable Drive, Displays and Power

    When Apple releases a new version of OS X, we tend to stick with the way we did things in the old OS, ignoring fresh features in the new one. Eventually...

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