1. 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....

  2. Help
    May 12th, 2014 by Dan Frakes
    Create a bootable Mavericks install drive for newer Macs

    Note: This article is for people who have Mavericks only because it came preinstalled on their Mac. If you purchased Mavericks from the Mac App Store,...

  3. Mac-in-Business
    April 4th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to create networked backups with OS X Server

    In this short video I show you how to create a backup server capable of handling all the Macs on your local network. Cost? Just $24.99. Transcript...

  4. Help
    March 20th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Two backup options for three computers

    Reader Pete Barr asks an age-old question. He writes: “My wife and I recently purchased Apple laptops. We use an AirPort Extreme base station...

  5. 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...

  6. Help
    January 14th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to (and why not to) combine external drives into a RAID

    Reader Liam Yates finds himself with two spare hard drives and one question. He writes: “Over the years I’ve collected a couple of USB...

  7. Blogs
    January 6th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Five resolutions for a better digital life

    It’s the time of year when we make promises for the new year that are routinely broken before that year is a week old. And for this reason, far...

  8. Help
    December 12th, 2013 by Christopher Breen
    Maintaining a Boot Camp partition when upgrading the Mac OS

    Reader Mapa is interested in upgrading to Mavericks, but has a Boot Camp partition. The reader writes: “I am still running Mac OS X Snow Leopard...

  9. Help
    November 12th, 2013 by Christopher Breen
    Fixing a stalled Time Machine backup

    Reader Ernest Wilson is in earnest when he says he’s having problems with Time Machine. He writes: My Time Machine backup has stopped working and...

  10. 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...

  11. Help
    August 2nd, 2013 by Jason Snell Macworld
    Hands-on with OS X Mavericks: Notification Center

    With the release of OS X Mountain Lion in 2012, Apple brought iOS’s Notification Center feature to the Mac. As with its iOS counterpart, OS X’s...

  12. Help
    July 1st, 2013 by Derrick Story, Macworld
    Share photos from your DSLR, no computer required

    Mobile photography doesn’t have to mean a compromise in image quality. You can shoot Raw files with your DSLR, and use your handy iPad to quickly,...

  13. Features
    June 26th, 2013 by Macworld Staff
    Switch to Mac: translating Windows to OS X

    Congratulations! You’ve made the leap from a Windows PC to the Mac. Now that you’re here, it’s no surprise that you might be feeling...

  14. Blogs
    April 26th, 2013 by Macworld Staff
    Ten improvements we’d like to see in OS X

    As part of last year’s surprise release of Mountain Lion, Apple promised that it would begin delivering yearly updates to Mac OS X, much as it...

  15. Help
    April 17th, 2013 by Kirk McElhearn
    Control Time Machine from the command line

    Backing up your data is the most important thing you can do with your computer – even more important than tweeting or posting on Facebook. If you...

  16. Help
    January 30th, 2013 by Christopher Breen
    How to create redundant Time Machine backups

    Reader Jeremy Inglis revisits an old Time Machine question. He writes: A few years ago you wrote about creating multiple Time Machine backups for...

  17. Help
    January 21st, 2013 by Ted Landau
    Time Machine, AirPort Extreme drives, and multiple Macs

    Sometimes one plus one doesn’t add up to two. One: OS X’s Time Machine can back up a drive to any other drive physically connected to your Mac,...

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