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Podcast 485: Home for the holidays

When Thanksgiving is about both turkey and tech support, Macworld has your back.

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The Tor Project seeks broader public support through a crowdfunding drive

Details were sparse, but the Tor Project's funding drive will likely help improve its technology and make important anonymity tools easier to use and more widely available.


Apple buys Faceshift, a motion capture company

Apple acquires Faceshift, whose technology will appear in the new Star Wars movie.

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What to do when mobile Time Machine backups linger and fill storage space

An attempt by Time Machine to keep backups up to date away from network resources can fill your drive, too.

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Logitech Create review: Bulky iPad Pro keyboard case has awesome backlit keys

The first third-party iPad Pro keyboard case compatible with Apple’s new Smart Connector offers all-around protection.

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Apple Pencil review: Much sharper than the average smart stylus

Apple's pressure-sensitive writing tool is at once completely sophisticated and totally easy to use.

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Video: See the iPad Pro in action with Smart Keyboard and Pencil

The Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil make the iPad Pro a serious multitasking machine.

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Benchmarks: The iPad Pro is the fastest iPad ever (for now)

Apple's super-sized iPad has the performance to match.

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Tested: Why the iPad Pro really isn't as fast a laptop

One benchmark makes it look good. A lot of other benchmarks show a different story. Get all the details here.


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iPad Pro review: Why the best iPad yet won't work for everyone

The iPad Pro won't replace my iPhone or my Mac, but it provides a mostly great experience, thanks in large part to the Pencil.

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Kindle vs Fire: How to choose the right Amazon e-reader

So you’ve narrowed the e-reader field to Amazon’s lineup. We’ll help you pick the right model for your needs.

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9 killer gifts for PC gamers

Give your gamer something more than a Hot Pocket and Mountain Dew this holiday season.

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12 travel-friendly tech gifts you'll want to take with you

The travel-friendly tech in this gift guide can save your favorite frequent flier some stress on their next trip. Whether it's a clip-on camera accessory or a great organizer, it's all worth taking with you.

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5 high-tech toys to delight kids of all ages

Let's face it—you're going to have as much fun with these toys as your kids will. And that's just fine.

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Write your passwords down to improve safety

A counter-intuitive notion leaves you less vulnerable to remote attack, not more.