1. Help
    February 4th, 2015 by Lou Hattersley
    How to use one Mac as the monitor for another

    If you have an old Mac, typically an unused iMac with its large built-in monitor, you might be wondering if you can use it as a display for a newer...

  2. Blogs
    February 4th, 2015 by Christopher Phin
    Think Retro: Bring back the Flying Toasters

    Sometimes, things don’t strike you as unusual until you come to explain them to someone else. I have a young cousin, for example – young enough...

  3. Help
    February 2nd, 2015 by Christopher Breen
    How to trim a bloated Keynote presentation

    Reader Eric Cantrell suffers from overstuffed Keynote presentations. He writes: I routinely create Keynote presentations for work and when I insert...

  4. Help
    February 2nd, 2015 by Kirk McElhearn
    iTunes: Naming live sets, syncing old-style iPods with iTunes Match

    Apple may have sold gazillions of iPhones in the latest quarter, but the questions about iTunes are still coming strong. This week, I look at three...

  5. Mac-in-Business
    January 30th, 2015 by Anthony Caruana
    Five podcasts for business owners

    Trying to keep up with what’s happening and why it’s happening is a significant challenge in the business world. While it would be nice...

  6. News
    January 30th, 2015 by Fred O'Connor
    Wi-Fi issues continue to hamper OS X users despite updates

    Apple’s efforts this week to remedy the Wi-Fi connectivity issues plaguing many OS X users produced mediocre results, judging by comments left in...

  7. Productivity
    January 29th, 2015 by Gregg Keizer
    Microsoft previews OneDrive for Business for the Mac

    Microsoft on Wednesday released the promised preview of OneDrive for Business for OS X, the first way to sidestep the browser when accessing company...

  8. Blogs
    January 29th, 2015 by Susie Ochs
    The six things you need to know about Apple’s best quarter ever

    Apple made all the money last quarter – its US$18 billion in profit is not only the best quarter Apple’s ever had, it’s the best quarter any...

  9. News
    January 28th, 2015 by Fred O'Connor
    Apple sells record number of iPhones in blockbuster holiday quarter

    Record revenue from iPhone and Mac sales helped Apple bring in US$74.6 billion in revenue last quarter, up from US$57.6 billion a year earlier. The...

  10. Help
    January 28th, 2015 by Karen Haslam
    34 Mac keyboard shortcuts you need to know

    Wondering where the Option key is? Baffled by the Control and Apple key? Confused by the switch from PC to Mac? Or just looking for some ways to speed...

  11. Blogs
    January 28th, 2015 by Christopher Phin
    Think Retro: Who else kinda misses their Zip disks?

    These days, of course, the idea that 100MB is “a lot of data” is pretty preposterous. Shoot H.264 video at 1080p and 60fps for four seconds, such...

  12. News
    January 28th, 2015 by Caitlin McGarry
    Yosemite 10.10.2 and iOS 8.1.3 are here

    Apple pushed out OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 and iOS 8.1.3 overnight to fix a few annoying bugs on Macs, iPhones and iPads. For Yosemite users, 10.10.2...

  13. Help
    January 28th, 2015 by Christopher Breen
    How to verify a Time Machine backup

    We recently put out a call for topics you‘d like to learn more about and one of the most popular suggestions was how to verify a Time Machine backup....

  14. App Guide
    January 27th, 2015 by Jay J. Nelson
    How to access all the power of Apple’s Fonts window and when to step up to PopChar instead

    Whether you’re a touch-typist or a hunt-and-pecker, you simply can’t access the full power of your fonts with just your keyboard. Even the first...

  15. Blogs
    January 27th, 2015 by Jared Newman
    Building an Apple-powered smart home? Here’s how non-HomeKit devices could work

    Your Apple-powered smart home of the future needn’t be limited to the HomeKit ecosystem, but venturing outside will bring some restrictions....

  16. News
    January 27th, 2015 by Ian Paul
    Google’s Project Zero publishes three OS X zero-day vulnerabilities

    Google’s not just picking on Windows. The search company’s Project Zero initiative recently published three unpatched bugs in OS X,...

  17. Blogs
    January 23rd, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    When it comes to security, who can you trust?

    In previous columns, I’ve explained the chain of trust and the weak links in various methods of security. But reader Duane asked a few days ago, regarding...

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