1. Help
    February 13th, 2014 by Dan Frakes
    Adventures in troubleshooting: replacing a MacBook Air’s faulty SSD

    The first time my MacBook Air crashed on wake, I didn’t think much of it. But after about the fourth or fifth time within a couple weeks, I started...

  2. Help
    November 4th, 2013 by Ted Landau
    Bugs and fixes: a roundup of Mavericks troubleshooting tips

    Apple’s latest operating system update, OS X 10.9 Mavericks, is out. If you own a Mac that supports the OS update, you should get it. Now. You...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. Help
    July 5th, 2013 by Christopher Breen
    What to do about a failing hard drive

    Reader Kjeld Sorenson had a nasty shock and doesn’t care to be surprised again. He writes: “I happened to have Disk Utility open the other...

  6. Blogs
    February 17th, 2011 by Lex Friedman
    My backup plan: Lex Friedman

    Macworld cares about your data, and you should too. If you don’t backup, assume that you will someday lose data that is important to you. We’ve...

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