Thanks to iTunes 10.5, iOS 5, and iCloud you can wirelessly sync data with your iOS device in two ways: iCloud lets you send specific information to and from Apple’s iCloud servers over an Internet connection, and Wi-Fi Sync syncs your device with iTunes on your Mac via your local wireless network. But there are notable differences between what gets synced using each method, and the two aren't mutually exclusive, so it's not surprising that many people are confused about the differences and similarities between the two. We've summarized the types of data handled by each.
FreeSpace is a handy menu-bar utility for keeping an eye on your free drive space, as well as for quickly accessing and unmounting volumes.
Looking for an easier way to add events and tasks to your calendars, and to get a quick overview of your schedule? QuickCal is an inexpensive solution.
Thanks to solid gameplay and compelling missions and achievements, this delightful and addictive cave flyer game will keep you coming back for more.
Since we originally reviewed Fantastical and Moom, these Mac Gems have seen significant updates that warrant another look, as well as new ratings.
RestoreMeNot lets you disable Lion's Resume feature for particular applications, leaving it active for the rest.
The iPod nano Software 1.2 update brings the latest features, including a new interface, new clock faces, and new fitness capabilities, to all sixth-generation iPods.
iOS 5 continues the trend seen of prior mobile OS updates, in which a number of user-requested features find their way into Mail. Dan Frakes looks at what's new with iOS 5's mail client.
The latest version of mobile Safari adds even more features inspired by the Mac edition of Apple's Web browser. The finished product won't match the full-featured experience of a desktop Web browser, but with Safari in iOS 5, you won't feel like sacrificing quite as much when you browse on the go.
The launch of iCloud has ushered in a spate of location-aware services that help you track down your iOS devices, your Mac, and even your friends. Dan Frakes takes Find My iPhone, Find My Mac, and Find My Friends out for a spin.
A day before it releases iOS 5, Apple rolled out iTunes 10.5, which iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad owners will need to download in order to upgrade to the new mobile operating system.
Apple's iPhone 4S was available for pre-order early Friday morning. But the process was anything but smooth for those anxious to reserve their new phone.
Macworld senior editor Dan Frakes thinks the true legacy of Steve Jobs is in making technology accessible and the magical common. And that makes Jobs a truly historical figure.
Apple quietly updated its AppleCare service plan for the iPhone to cover up to two incidents of accidental damage -- for a small fee.
Senior editor Dan Frakes says that Kensington’s Orbit Wireless Mobile Trackball is the first portable trackball that's good enough to earn a place in his laptop bag, though it’s not without its drawbacks