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Mac 911: Does Spotlight reveal other users' files?

A reader asks for help limiting Spotlight searches in Yosemite, but does Spotlight search other users' accounts?

Community service: Asking Apple to ditch its competitive advantages

Dear Apple, please make Windows 10 better because... well, just because.

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I liked brushed metal and I cannot lie

Hey, it beats skeuomorphism.

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Tested: Six third-party Apple Watch bands

Tired of your Sport band, and not feeling the Leather Loop? Third-party bands to the rescue! Here’s what they're really like.

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Make the most of your Mac by adding NAS

Pair your Mac with NAS to save time and reduce stress through easier downloads, improved organization, smoother backups, and more.

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Myfox Home Security review: Reality fails to live up to the promise of the demo

One great component does not a great system make.

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This $9300 analog watch has an Apple Watch strapped to its back like a papoose

The worst Apple Watch accessory? Another watch.

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iPhone 6s rumors: Force Touch, selfie camera, thicker and in pink?

Stay on top of the most important iPhone 6s rumors and how likely they are to come true this fall.

For the ultimate home cinema, start with NAS

Great home theater is about more than just the biggest, smartest TV and the most sophisticated sound system.

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Report: Apple testing its own mobile service plan in the U.S. and Europe

Instead of paying carriers for cell and data plans, in five years you could be paying Apple directly through a MVNO service.

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Macs can be remotely infected with firmware malware that remains after reformatting

Researchers created Thunderstrike 2 firmware malware that could remotely infect Apple computers and remain even if a user were to wipe the hard drive and reinstall OS X.

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Apple may add voicemail transcription to Siri's abilities

If iCloud Voicemail works, you might never have to listen to another message again.

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August smart lock turns the Apple Watch into a set of house keys

The smart door lock app joins a growing roster of connected home controls for Apple’s wearable.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Angry Birds returns!

There've been lots of Angry Birds games in recent years, but until this week never a true sequel to the original.

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Mac 911: Safari consistently quits in Yosemite

A reader finds that Safari quits whenever he walks away from his Mac, and he can't figure out how to get this behavior to stop.