Ted LandauSenior Contributor, Macworld

Mac troubleshooting: dealing with hard drive woes

When you suspect a hard drive problem, it's time to swing into action. Ted Landau shows you what to do.

Bugs & Fixes: Recover photos lost in an import

Ted Landau relates the tale of a friend who fears he's lost every photo on his iPhone. Ted, naturally, came to the rescue.

Mac troubleshooting: Be prepared for hard-drive failure

When hard-drive disaster strikes, you need to start up your Mac from another drive to repair it. But, which drive? Take a few minutes now to prepare for emergencies.

Mac troubleshooting: What to do when you can't print

Few things are more frustrating than a document that won't print. Ted Landau shows you how to get the pages rolling again.

Bugs & Fixes: When Safari bookmarks fail to sync

Ted Landau offers advice on syncing bookmarks between devices

Why the iPad still can't be a true Mac replacement

For some folks, the iPad is enough computing power. But for Ted Landau, the iPad still has a long, long way to go to replace his beloved Mac.

Bugs & Fixes: iPhone fails to pair to Bluetooth device

Ted Landau examines the possible causes of a failed iPhone-to-Bluetooth-device connection.

Why I hope Apple never buys Dropbox

Rumor has it that Apple once tried (unsuccessfully) to acquire Dropbox. Ted Landau hopes that never comes to pass.

Bugs & Fixes: PDFs saved from the web fail to open

Ted Landau recounts the tale of web-based PDF files refusing to open when saved.

Mac troubleshooting: What to do when your computer is too slow

It happens to every Mac user sooner or later: The virtual gears inside your computer begin to act as though they're running in a vat of tapioca pudding. Before carting your Mac off to an Apple Genius Bar, try these fixes.

Document scanner showdown: NeatDesk versus ScanSnap iX500

The two most popular lines of document scanners are from Neat and Fujitsu. Their top-of-the-line desktop machines are Neat's NeatDesk for Mac and Fujitsu’s ScanSnap iX500. Both feature new mobile scanning options.

Bugs & Fixes: Time Machine, AirPort Extreme drives, and multiple Macs

Ted Landau offers advice for backing up multiple Macs to a USB drive attached to an AirPort Extreme base station.

Bugs & Fixes: Troubleshooting iTunes 11: The sequel

While iTunes 11.0.1 appears to have fixed most of bugs reported in the application's initial 11.0 release, a few lingering issues remain. Ted Landau has the scoop.

Bugs & Fixes: Turning power off turns trouble on

Powering down your gear when away from home is a green idea. But it can have unanticipated consequences, so explains Ted Landau.

Bugs & Fixes: Troubleshooting iTunes 11

Ted Landau offers tips for troubleshooting the latest release of iTunes.