Scholle Sawyer McFarlandSenior Editor, Macworld

Create a custom iPhone 4 case

Do-it-yourself sites inspire imaginative designs for original iPhone cases and covers. Here's where you can go to create a unique holiday gift.

Gifts for Mac business people

Whether they work in a cubicle or corner office, what Mac business person can’t use a little holiday cheer? Here are six gifts guaranteed to put smiles on their faces.

Summer fun with the Mac

When you ask kids to close their eyes and think about summer, odds are they think about hot days and playing outside. But summer comes with its downtime too. One way to be prepared for rained-out afternoons and other idle hours is to load up the kids’ computer with links to great Websites and other computing activities. Here are some of the Macworld editors favorites.

Last-minute tax preparation help

It's not too late to file your taxes on time. Here's a look at products that can help ease the pain.

Five sites for obsessive parents

Whether you're a new parent or a grizzled vet with teens, the Web can be a huge help in getting advice and kid-gear. Scholle Sawyer McFarland recommends five of her favorite parenting sites.

Expo: CrystlaMaker adds animation features in version 8

The latest version of the tool for visualizing crystalline and molecular structures lets users animate changes to demonstrate how molecules transform during chemical reactions.

Expo Notes: Another Web site-filtering option

Blue Coat has put out a free beta of its Internet filtering software, which uses a database the company maintains for its corporate server-based product.

Last-minute photo gift ideas

Stumped for what to give loved ones this holiday season? Scholle Sawyer McFarland uncovers a few photo-printing services that can turn your images into gifts at the last minute.

The upside of upgrading

Scholle Sawyer McFarland has never had an easy time upgrading her OS. So when it came time to install Leopard, she took steps to ensure that the process went as smooth as possible.

The social graces of social networking

Here are some of the most common questions I’ve come up against with Facebook and the professionally-oriented Linkedin.

Adding sense to searches

Scholle Sawyer McFarland tries out NetTrekker, a kid-safe search engine aimed at putting search results in context for students of all age groups.

Pursuing pirates, no matter the cost

After using ham-handed tactics to go after people it thinks are pirating digital music, the RIAA is getting a taste of its own medicine.

Fun ways to stop summer brain drain

Your Mac can be pressed into service to keep kids' minds sharp even during those out-of-school months. Scholle Sawyer McFarland explains how.

Remote opportunities

Advances in technology have made working remotely less of a challenge than when Scholle Sawyer McFarland started telecommuting to Macworld more than five years ago.

The digital classroom

Interactive whiteboards don’t come cheaply. But Scholle Sawyer McFarland discovered that they can be powerful teaching tools.