1. App Guide
    June 18th, 2014 by Shawn Blanc
    LaunchBar 6

    LaunchBar, the keyboard-based app that offers a faster way to open the applications and files you use most, started 20 years ago as a folder full...

  2. Help
    June 17th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Finding yourself when your Mac can’t

    Reader Chris Jenkins is searching for himself. He writes: I have an older Mac Pro running OS X Mavericks. When I launch the Maps app the Location...

  3. Reviews
    June 17th, 2014 by Jason Snell
    Hands-on with OS X Yosemite: Design changes

    For a few years there, it felt like major changes in OS X’s look and behaviour were imminent. The conventional wisdom during the Lion and Mountain...

  4. Help
    June 13th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to rip a Blu-ray disc

      Transcript Over the years we’ve talked about creating backups and portable copies of the DVD media you own. But the world of disc-based media...

  5. App Guide
    June 12th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    Write – A Note Taking & Markdown Writing App

    I’ve written about a number of “focused-writing apps” for Mac – text editors that let you focus on your words, shutting out other computer-based...

  6. 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:...

  7. Reviews
    June 12th, 2014 by Albert Filice
    G-Technology G-Drive Pro with Thunderbolt

    The G-Drive Pro with Thunderbolt by G-Technology is not very big, especially for being a four drive RAID; it’s just over a centimetre taller...

  8. Help
    June 12th, 2014 by Topher Kessler
    How to troubleshoot a frozen Mac menu bar

    The system menu bar in OS X is usually fully accessible, either by moving your mouse to the top of the screen and clicking on it or by using hotkeys....

  9. News
    June 11th, 2014 by Gregg Keizer
    Devs can ‘Handoff’ iOS apps to browser-based UIs on Macs

    Apple’s new Handoff feature in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite not only lets users pick up on one app from where they left off on another, but it can...

  10. Help
    June 11th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    iTunes: Four ways to control your media

    iTunes lets you control your music playback from its window, but if you don’t want the full interface visible while you listen to music, there are...

  11. Blogs
    June 10th, 2014 by Dave Wiskus
    The developers take the stage at WWDC

    On the face of it, the WWDC keynote was a developer’s dream: Extensions, TestFlight, third-party keyboards, a framework for building cloud-based...

  12. News
    June 6th, 2014 by Gregg Keizer
    Nearly 80 percent of Macs will be able to run OS X Yosemite

    OS X Yosemite will run on about eight out of every ten Macs, a boon for customers who want to upgrade in spring, but also another proof point that...

  13. News
    June 5th, 2014 by Jason Snell
    WWDC: Apple’s third act will keep entertaining

    There’s a certain script to these Apple developer conference keynotes: Act One is a boring set of business updates about how well Apple is doing....

  14. Blogs
    June 5th, 2014 by Serenity Caldwell
    Continuity is the future of Apple: The right device for the right space

    An Apple device can tell many stories: One person can pick up an iPhone and see an extraordinary communication device; another, the perfect pocket...

  15. Blogs
    June 5th, 2014 by Macworld Staff
    OS X Yosemite FAQ: Big changes coming to your Mac this Spring

    This year’s update to OS X has been officially previewed, and we know its California place name: Yosemite. But while developers have access to...

  16. News
    June 4th, 2014 by Roman Loyola
    WWDC: Apple Design Awards winners for 2014

    While Apple spent the first morning of its Worldwide Developers Conference showing off its new operating systems, the company ended the day by announcing...

  17. News
    June 4th, 2014 by Philip Michaels
    Apple pledges to restore order to its oversized App Store

    Every time Tim Cook stands before an audience, the Apple CEO has a battalion of numbers at the ready to illustrate the breadth and depth of the App...

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