Chris Barylick had a problem: He'd inadvertently dropped his sister's PC laptop on the floor, munging its hard drive. Turns out his Mac was the best tool for fixing it.
It's not the flashiest feature in OS X, but sharing your MacBook's Internet connection can be a life-saver when you're trying to fix a machine that can't get online by itself.
Client freaking out because you're going to upgrade their computer and disrupt the way things are done? Here's how to talk your client off the ledge.
This app works as an alarm should your MagSafe power adapter slips out of your MacBook's socket.
Powershot is a screen capture utility with annotation tools and flexible file-saving features.
BitPerfect works with iTunes to produce better sounding music from your Mac.
Cracked the glass on an iPad mini? You can replace it yourself if you have a delicate hand and some patience.
Got a first- or second-generation iPad that's out of warranty and has cracked front glass? You can replace the glass yourself.
ClamXav is a free Mac app that fights viruses, trojans, and other nasties trying to mess with your computer.
It's been a long time since Macs came with SCSI drives. But if (for whatever reason) you need to get something off of an old SCSI drive and onto a modern Mac, it's doable. Here's how.
In the wake of a previous article that focused on the use of BitTorrent to acquire older OS X installation disc images when the required OS X installation disc was unavailable, some points of clarification need to be made.
If you're stuck in a jam and needed that old installation disc yesterday, you could turn to the Internet, if you're willing to accept the risks.
Need to do a installation of an older Mac operating system, but you can't find the discs? You can find them if you do a little bit of searching.
When you want to perform your own Mac hardware repairs, it helps to have the proper tools. Here's what you should have in your toolbox.
Don't use the optical drive in your Unibody MacBook Pro anymore? Put that space in your laptop to better use by replacing the optical drive with a hard drive or SSD.
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