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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.

How Mac experts set up their desktops

We asked five experts to share their strategies for organizing their Desktops. Here's a look at the amazingly different and often quirky ways they use their Macs.

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How to configure Calendar’s Email and Open File alerts

Calendar's Event window has changed with Mavericks and its elements are now less visible than they once were. Here's how to unearth its Email and Open File alerts.

Fact or fiction: What affects Wi-Fi speed?

From nearby microwaves to antennas boosters made from cardboard and tin foil, Macworld Lab discovers what really helps or hurts Wi-Fi signals.

Bugs & Fixes: A roundup of Mavericks troubleshooting tips

Ted Landau has been here, there, and everywhere tracking down bugs and unexpected behaviors in Apple's latest release of the Mac OS. Solutions and workarounds abound!

Your tricky iTunes questions answered

Sometime the questions we get are head-scratchers. This week's column deals with tagging high-resolution AIFF files, making a music-only iTunes library, sorting music by date on an iPod classic, and more.

How to make the most of Mavericks's Finder tags

The Finder's new tags feature isn't just for the overly organized. With these tips, anyone can put them to productive use.

How to restore your old iWork documents

You've edited your old Pages, Numbers, or Keynote files in the latest versions of the application and now they can't be opened in the old version. Or can they? If you're willing to undo the recent changes you've made, they can.

Why (and how) I'm saying goodbye to Gmail

Outages. Security issues. And now glitches in Mavericks Mail. If you're feeling done with Gmail, here's how to switch to another email service.