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The Week in Mac Apps: Updates for PaintCode, NeoOffice, Blogo, and more

This week's roundup of Mac apps brings you a jam-packed collection of software that solves all kinds of problems—from office needs to blogging and even painting with code.

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Podcast: Everything we love, hate, and love to hate about Photos for OS X

Glenn and Susie are joined by special guests Joe Kissell and Jeff Carlson to talk about Photos, iCloud Photo Library, and how it fits into our post-iPhoto-and-Aperture lives.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Wood you like a charging station for that Apple Watch?

This week's roundup includes two new beautiful Apple Watch stands crafted from fine woods. We also feature several new options for keeping your iPhone and iPad powered up at all times.

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SSL certificate flaw allows hackers to crash devices running iOS 8

When combined with another exploit, the No iOS Zone flaw can make iPhones, iPads, and iPods impossible to use.

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Man fires 8 gunshots into his Dell PC after Blue Screens of Death push him over edge

Executing the troubled laptop was 'glorious,' but most definitely illegal.

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Yup, Apple's still working on public transit for Apple Maps

A job posting seeks someone with “in-depth knowledge about public transit,” after the rumored feature didn't pan out in iOS 8.

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The ins and outs of an OS X Permissions fix

The term "permissions fix" gets thrown around as a solution to all sorts of problems, like when your Mac slows down or experiences random crashes. Here's a guide to permissions, and various ways to run permissions fixes.

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More help for Photos: Metadata, the Places map, and syncing without iCloud

The introduction of Photos OS X brought a flurry of problems and questions, some more of which we answer this week.

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4 must-have Apple Watch apps for getting work done from your wrist

Collaborate with coworkers without diving too deep into a project with these essential Apple Watch apps.

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Macworld’s May Digital Edition: hands-on with the Apple Watch

In May, it’s hands-on with the Apple Watch and the new 12-inch MacBook. Executive Editor Susie Ochs raves about the Apple Watch software while former Macworld Editorial Director Jason Snell takes on the MacBook’s redesigned trackpad. Plus: Time-saving tips for Office for iPad.

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Apple offers expedited Apple Watch order lottery to developers

Developers, developers, developers, developers! Apple wants to hook you up so you don't have to wait until June to test Apple Watch apps on an actual Apple Watch.

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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC 2015 review: New features and major performance gains

Adobe's photo organizer makes easy work of HDR and panoramas, recognizes faces, and takes better advantage of your computer's GPU.

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Apple starts charging Apple Watch buyers as it preps first Watch shipments

Your Watch may be on its way as soon as Friday.