Ted LandauSenior Contributor, Macworld

Bugs & Fixes: Troubleshoot Messages Beta on a Mac

Ted Landau discusses some of the most significant and common problems that have cropped up thus far in the OS X Messages beta application.

Bugs & Fixes: Poor Rich Text Format (RTF) support in iOS

Ted Landau laments the lack of full support for Rich Text Format (RTF) files on his iPad.

Bugs & Fixes: When email duplication gets unruly

Ted Landau was plagued with duplicate messages in his Outlook Inbox. With a little sleuthing he discovered that the culprit, as so often happens, was sitting in front of the keyboard.

Bugs & Fixes: Short URLs render Safari’s history useless

Ted Landau understand the convenience of shortened URLs used by services such as Twitter, but it can play merry heck with your Safari history. In this edition of Bugs & Fixes, Ted looks at a workaround.

Bugs & Fixes: Re-running on empty

Like a bacterial infection that an antibiotic doesn’t entirely kill, a computer issue can come back to bite you despite you applying what seemed to be a successful solution. Ted Landau revisits just such an issue.

Bugs & Fixes: Solving Mac App Store download errors

When you purchase an app from the Mac App Store, it normally downloads and installs exactly as expected. But not always. Ted Landau explains.

Bugs & Fixes: Solving a strange file sharing error

Ted Landau runs into trouble trying to connect his Mac Pro to his MacBook Air via Lion's file sharing capabilities. Fortunately, it's an easy problem to fix.

Bugs & Fixes: Bridge over troubled modem

Are you a Comcast Internet customer? If so, Ted Landau has this bit of advice: If you don't want Comcast's Voice feature, avoid getting their Gateway devices. In fact, avoid their cable modems as well. Buy your own.

Bugs & Fixes: No green light for UltraViolet

Ted Landau finds UltraViolet--the movie industry's latest attempt to protect its content--wanting. Read all about it here.

Bugs & Fixes: Decoding Apple’s Safari 5.1.2 release notes

Apple's sparse release notes can make it difficult to find out what a software update fixes. Such is the case with Safari 5.1.2. But Ted Landau digs into the listed improvements of the latest version to find out what's changed.

Bugs & Fixes: Three essential iTunes Match troubleshooting tips

Is iTunes Match behaving in ways that make little sense to you? Ted Landau provides some insight into making the service work as it should.

Bugs & Fixes: Running on Empty

Ted Landau reminds all Mac users that when troubleshooting a confounding problem, it pays to notice the forest as well as the trees.

Bugs & Fixes: When OS X Lion slows to a crawl

When Ted Landau updates his Mac Pro from Snow Leopard to Mac OS X 10.7.2, things start slowing down. He dons his detective hat and tries to track down the cause of the problem.

Bugs & Fixes: True sync of iWork docs between Macs and iCloud

Ted Landau offers a clever workaround for syncing iWork documents created on Macs with iCloud.

Bugs & Fixes: Losing iWork documents in iCloud

Using iCloud to sync your iWork documents across all your devices generally works well when syncing among iOS devices. Syncing to and from Macs is another story, as Ted Landau details.