1. 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....

  2. Blogs
    June 26th, 2014 by Rich Mogull
    Why Apple really cares about your privacy

    In the days and weeks since Apple’s WWDC keynote, something’s been bugging me, but I couldn’t quite put my finger on it. Then, recently, while...

  3. News
    April 3rd, 2014 by Gregg Keizer
    Apple patches Safari’s Pwn2Own vulnerability, two-dozen other critical bugs

    Apple on Tuesday patched the security vulnerability in Safari that was successfully exploited at last month’s Pwn2Own hacking contest, where...

  4. Help
    February 6th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to drag items to your hard drive without being challenged for a password

    Reader Terry Bone is bone-tired of entering her password when attempting to move a file to her hard drive. She writes: “I just got a new MacBook...

  5. Help
    January 8th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Top 10 lessons for the new Mac user

    My hope is that you’ve been directed to this story by a caring friend or relative – so caring, in fact, that their holiday generosity extended...

  6. News
    December 3rd, 2013 by Gregg Keizer
    Free Mavericks sets OS X adoption record

    Apple’s Mavericks operating system set the OS X early-adoption record last month, with a third of all Macs running the new edition within just...

  7. Help
    November 12th, 2013 by Dan Frakes
    How to make a bootable Mavericks install drive

    Like Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8) and Lion (OS X 10.7), Mavericks (OS X 10.9) doesn’t ship on a disc – it’s available only as an installer app...

  8. News
    November 4th, 2013 by Gregg Keizer
    Apple’s Mavericks off to strongest ever OS X start

    Apple’s new Mac operating system ended October with an 11 percent user share of all Macs that went online during the month, the strongest start...

  9. Blogs
    October 25th, 2013 by Dan Moren
    Get to know OS X Mavericks: Calendar

    A lot of users shied away from OS X’s built-in Calendar and the stitched-leather look of its Lion and Mountain Lion incarnations, but in Mavericks...

  10. Blogs
    October 24th, 2013 by Christopher Breen
    Get to know OS X Mavericks: design changes

    Apple’s latest updates to both iOS and OS X have largely banished skeuomorphism – design elements that imitate real-world counterparts. (The leather...

  11. Help
    October 24th, 2013 by Dan Frakes
    How to install Mavericks over Leopard

    As I explained in my guide to installing Mavericks, one of the requirements for installing OS X 10.9 is that you already have at least Snow Leopard...

  12. Help
    October 23rd, 2013 by Dan Frakes
    How to make a bootable Mavericks install drive

    Like Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8) and Lion (OS X 10.7), Mavericks (OS X 10.9) doesn’t ship on a disc – it’s available only as an installer app...

  13. Help
    October 23rd, 2013 by Dan Frakes
    Should you do a ‘clean install’ of Mavericks?

    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...

  14. Help
    October 23rd, 2013 by Dan Frakes
    Installing Mavericks: what you need to know

    Before Lion (OS X 10.7) debuted in 2011, installing the latest major version of Mac OS X meant buying a disc and slipping it into your Mac’s optical...

  15. News
    October 16th, 2013 by Jonathan Seff, Macworld
    Apple updates Java, printer software for a Tuesday afternoon

    Sure, next Tuesday we get new iPads and the like. But what about this Tuesday? Right now? Living in the moment? YOLO? That would be a bunch of minor...

  16. App Guide
    October 14th, 2013 by Dan Frakes

    Way back in 2004, I reviewed PhotoReviewer 1.4, which quickly became my favourite way to ‘triage’ the flood of photos from my digital...

  17. Help
    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...

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