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How to apply Finder Tags to applications

Try as you might, without a little trickery, you can't apply Finder Tags to Apple's applications or those applications you've obtained from the Mac App Store. Chris Breen reveals the necessary trick.

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Podcast: Installing Mavericks

Macworld's OS installation expert, Dan Frakes, visits the podcast to discuss the ins and outs of putting Mavericks on your Mac.

Travel tips: what you can't leave behind

Planning on traveling during the holidays? Then you'll need to decide which of your tech gadgets you need to bring along. Here's how to figure that out.

How to downgrade your AirPort device's firmware

Has your AirPort Base Station or Time Capsule become uncooperative since applying a firmware update? Here's how to easily return it to the previous working version.

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How to work with iWork's new file formats

With the just-released 2013 versions of Numbers, Pages, and Keynote for the Mac and for iOS, Apple's made some serious changes in file formats, which could impact the way you work with those files. Ted Landau explains.

Bugs & Fixes: Dealing with iPhone flash, low-quality Netflix, and Outlook junk issues

Ted Landau returns to discuss three issues he's deal with lately--pictures washed out by his iPhone flash, low-quality Netflix streams, and junk mail filters that seemingly don't work.

Of iTunes and iBooks

Along with Mavericks came an iBooks desktop app. And that's caused a lot of confusion for iTunes users. Kirk tackles ebooks queries, plus a question about smart playlists with nested conditions, and a way to keep Christmas music from coming up in shuffle mode on an iPod.

Getting started with iMovie 10

Mac 101 returns to discuss the workings of iMovie 10. In this lesson Professor Breen walks you through iMovie's interface.

Cures for a panicking mid-2010 MacBook Pro

The mid-2010 15-inch MacBook Pro was a lovely machine--unless you had one with a defective video card. Chris Breen offers workarounds and a link to the Big Fix.

Why Apple included Maps in Mavericks

In a world where Google maps lives on every browser on every platform, did Apple really need to migrate the Maps app to Mavericks? Here are a few reasons why doing so made sense.

Troubleshooting a 'busy' Time Machine backup

Time Machine reporting that something called a "sparsebundle" is busy, thus preventing you from backing up? Try these steps to clear your base station or Time Capsule's confusion.

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Make iPhone actions easier with Launch Center Pro

Launch Center Pro helps you get more out of, and do stuff more efficiently with, your iPhone or iPod touch. This week's video shows you how.

Make iPhone actions easier with Launch Center Pro

Launch Center Pro helps you get more out of, and do stuff more efficiently with, your iPhone or iPod touch. This week's video shows you how.

iTunes iOS syncing gone? Solve it with Server!

With Mavericks, contact and calendar syncing via iTunes is gone. But with a $20 investment you can keep your data out of the cloud.