1. Help
    February 19th, 2015 by Ben Patterson
    Four tricks for Messages in iOS 8

    The standard iOS Messages app – you know, the app you use daily for trading all those text messages, photos and videos – can do much more than...

  2. News
    December 5th, 2014 by Jared Newman
    Wickr brings its self-destructing messages to Mac, Windows and Linux

    Wickr has launched a set of new desktop apps for anyone feeling skittish about conversing over the internet. The new apps for Windows, Mac and Linux promise...

  3. News
    November 11th, 2014 by Loek Essers
    Apple’s new deregister tool prevents iMessages from being lost in limbo

    Apple is at last offering a simple way for former iPhone users to receive text messages sent into limbo by the company’s iMessage service. The...

  4. Help
    November 3rd, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to avoid deleting messages when swiping your iPad too briskly

    Reader Nancy Hilton has an iOS issue that she’d like me to take a swipe at. She writes: I upgraded my iPad mini to iOS 8, and suddenly an accidental...

  5. Blogs
    October 17th, 2014 by Jason Snell
    OS X Yosemite: What’s new in Mail, Messages and Calendars

    A major update to OS X generally means that many of the apps included with the operating system also get major updates – or at least the biggest...

  6. News
    October 15th, 2014 by Jonathan Stewart
    First look: Pioneer firmware update brings CarPlay to Australia

    Pioneer has brought CarPlay to three of its in-car infotainment systems thanks to a firmware update in October, making Apple’s new auto interface...

  7. Blogs
    September 18th, 2014 by Susie Ochs
    Get to know iOS 8: Messages gets new ways to communicate

    Messages is arguably the most useful communications tool on your iPhone. What started as a way to make SMS text conversations easier to follow has...

  8. App Guide
    August 13th, 2014 by Harry Tunnecliffe
    Snapchat and the alternatives: Four photo and video messaging apps

    When talking photo and video messaging apps, there is one word that comes to mind – Snapchat. Everyone has, by now, either been using the app for...

  9. Workflow
    August 6th, 2014 by Liane Cassavoy
    Texting apps for business users

    Texting used to be nothing more than a form of entertainment for teens and young adults who wanted to stay in touch – constantly – with their...

  10. Reviews
    July 14th, 2014 by Jason Snell
    Hands-on with OS X Yosemite: Mail, Messages and Calendar

    A major update to OS X generally means that many of the apps included with the operating system also get major updates – or at least the biggest...

  11. News
    July 3rd, 2014 by Dan Moren
    Increased Messages security leaves iChat, third-party IM clients by the wayside

    Sometimes there’s no choice but to let go of the past. Case in point, those with AOL Instant Messenger accounts based on their Mac.com and Me.com...

  12. News
    June 4th, 2014 by Dan Frakes
    Eight OS X Yosemite features we wish we could use right now

    If there’s a ‘sure thing’ you can expect at WWDC, it’s that Apple will preview new versions of its operating systems. Sure enough,...

  13. News
    June 3rd, 2014 by Anthony Domanico
    iOS 8 additions promise to streamline how you communicate and share

    iOS users will have plenty of new things to familiarise themselves with this spring. That’s when iOS 8 arrives, and Apple’s updated mobile operating...

  14. Blogs
    May 30th, 2014 by Dan Frakes
    iOS 8 changes we’d like to see: FaceTime, Maps, Messages, Music

    Next week is Apple’s annual developer conference, where in all likelihood we’ll get a preview of iOS 8, the next version of Apple’s mobile OS....

  15. 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...

  16. Mac-in-Business
    April 8th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to share presentations in Messages

    Reader Keith White has a concern regarding remote presentations. He writes: “I’m giving a presentation to a remote group next week and, as...

  17. Blogs
    March 11th, 2014 by Macworld Staff
    iOS 7.1: The changes we love (and the ones we don’t)

    In the grand scheme of things, iOS 7.1 isn’t really an earth-shattering update, especially coming on the heels of the massive redesign that was...

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