When Joe Kissell set out to buy QuickBooks for his home business, he assumed he'd buy the Mac version. The choice didn't end up being quite that simple.
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You've bought a Mac! Now, how exactly are you going to get all your files off your PC? Joe Kissell lays out your options.
You love your iPad, and chances are good that you need to use Microsoft Office for work. You have lots of options for editing documents created in Microsoft Word and Excel on your iPad, but what about the third major component of Microsoft Office, PowerPoint?
Used to be you needed a copy of Disk Warrior, TechTool Pro, or Drive Genius (or maybe all three) in addition to Disk Utility to keep your hard drive happy. But is that still true? Joe Kissell spells out the pros and cons.
Have you ever envied the ease with which a Mac geek confidently zeroes in on the cause of a tricky problem? Mac geeks don't have magical troubleshooting powers. Everything they can do, you can do, too. Joe Kissell shows you how.
No connection? Follow Joe Kissell's steps to figure out what's keeping you off the Internet.
You press your Mac's power button and...nothing happens. Keep calm and follow Joe Kissell's advice.
Plagued by the spinning Beach Ball of Death? Joe Kissell explains what to do in the event of Mac crashes and freezes.
Most of the time, if something crashes on your Mac, it's just one app. But other times, your whole system goes down thanks to a kernel panic. When that happens, here's what to do.
Ticked off by a troublesome Trash that won't empty no matter what you try? Joe Kissell can help.
Google has announced that, as of January 30, you won't be able to set up new iOS devices to use its Sync service to keep contacts and calendars synced across devices. What's that mean to you? Joe Kissell explains.
What's your biggest password weakness? Probably the security questions that let you reset your passwords for iCloud, Gmail, and other services. Keep ahead of the hackers with these tips.
Even if you trust most of your passwords to a password manager, you'll have to remember a few. Here's the best way to make memorable ones without compromising security.
If you have a password strategy at all, it's probably seriously out of date. Joe Kissell steps through what you need to know now to keep your accounts safe.