The mid-2010 15-inch MacBook Pro was a lovely machine--unless you had one with a defective video card. Chris Breen offers workarounds and a link to the Big Fix.
In a world where Google maps lives on every browser on every platform, did Apple really need to migrate the Maps app to Mavericks? Here are a few reasons why doing so made sense.
GarageBand 1.0 for iOS was great. Version 2.0 is even better, thanks to several strategic improvements.
Time Machine reporting that something called a "sparsebundle" is busy, thus preventing you from backing up? Try these steps to clear your base station or Time Capsule's confusion.
GarageBand 10 could easily have been named Logic Light, given its acquisition of some of its more powerful sibling's finest musical features. But podcasters will regret the loss of some favorite features.
With Mavericks, contact and calendar syncing via iTunes is gone. But with a $20 investment you can keep your data out of the cloud.
Calendar's Event window has changed with Mavericks and its elements are now less visible than they once were. Here's how to unearth its Email and Open File alerts.
The Finder's new tags feature isn't just for the overly organized. With these tips, anyone can put them to productive use.
You've edited your old Pages, Numbers, or Keynote files in the latest versions of the application and now they can't be opened in the old version. Or can they? If you're willing to undo the recent changes you've made, they can.
If you open an old Pages document in the new version of Pages, you can't open it again in the old one. And you can't send the file as an email attachment. Here are some suggested work-arounds.
New operating system? Check. Macworld editors who've been crawling all over the thing for months? Check. Podcast to offer up some great tips about that operating system? Natch.
If you're running Mavericks, have selected a movie file, pressed the space bar to preview it, and nothing good results, you're not alone. QuickTime and Quick Look are now far pickier about video codecs.
Professor Breen outlines Mavericks' new features for his Mac 101 class.
There's more to the latest Mac OS than cosmetic changes, but those cosmetic changes aren't trivial. Here's what you have to look forward to.
Apple has released new versions of GarageBand for iOS and OS X. Chris Breen gives a listen.