If Back to My Mac doesn't work for you, you have another simple alternative for remotely accessing a Mac: using a chat service like iChat or Skype to share screens.
One of the simplest ways to remotely access a Mac is to use two tools built into OS X: Screen Sharing and Back to My Mac. The only hitch: If you're trying to control a Mac outside your local network, you'll need a MobileMe account.
There are plenty of ways to access one Mac from another. Each has its own pros and cons. Glenn Fleishman explains the options and helps you figure out which one is right for you.
Do you launch the same apps every morning and shut them down every night? Glenn Fleishman has an AppleScript that could take care of those repetitive chores for you.
Want to boost your Mac's wireless range? The BearExtender n3 does the trick, as long as you can work with a less than optimal software interface
Macworld contributor Glenn Fleishman dishes on how to diagnose issues with your Wi-Fi network and resolve them.
Worried that your teen or tween is spending all night wired to the iPod touch or iPad? Glenn Fleishman walks you through a way to set timed access in a manner that sticks if you're using an Apple Wi-Fi base station on your network.
We've already shown you how far 250MB can go. Now, Glenn Fleishman has some tips for wringing every last megabyte out of your monthly iPad plan with AT&T.
Google has added an upload option to its Google Docs, but not powerful.
Is it inevitable that broadband providers will cap the amount of bandwidth you can use in a month? Glenn Fleishman investigates.
Are Web pages loading more slowly than they should? The problem could be your DNS settings. Glenn Fleishman explains how to diagnose and fix DNS problems.
A crowdsourced GPS app has an intriguing future, says Glenn Fleishman.
Glenn Fleishman reviews TomTom's add-on iPhone Car Kit.
Glenn Fleishman takes 12 iPhone GPS-navigation apps for a test drive. Which one should be your destination?
ShareTool lets you securely share, over the Internet, all the services on a particular computer, as well as all the services that computer can reach on its local network.