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Some swear by Apple's extended warranty plan, AppleCare. Others just swear when talking about it. So it is worth the money or not?
When your Mac laptop slips out of your hands, or your Mac desktop falls off your desk as you're shuffling things around, here's what to do once the feeling of dread dissipates.
You want one box to manage all of your local and online media. Could the Mac mini be that box? Chris Breen says the answer could be yes if you're technically inclined, but maybe not for the whole family.
You've heard lots of conventional wisdom about how to save energy (and battery life) with your Mac, but how much of it is true? We went to the lab to find out.
You press your Mac's power button and...nothing happens. Keep calm and follow Joe Kissell's advice.
Got an old Mac Plus sitting in a closet? Dust it of and use it as a clock in your living room.
Senior writer Lex Friedman's friend Julian had a MacBook Pro that refused to start up. Here are the steps they took in their attempts to get the Mac working again.
No one likes waiting in a long checkout line. Here are a few tips and tricks for making your holiday visit to the Apple Store a little more pleasant.
If you remove the iMac's front glass, you can reduce the amount of glare from the screen.
Maybe it's because your media collection is growing, or perhaps you've got a small-but-fast SSD drive. Whatever the reason, if you find yourself reaching the limits of your drive's capacity, these tips will help you clean house and give your data some virtual breathing room.
Lion introduced local Time Machine snapshots for when your laptop isn't connected to your backup drive. But you can enable those local snapshots on a desktop Mac, too.
You're in a graphics design studio and face a difficult choice--buy a new iMac or Mac Pro. While both are quite capable, it may boil down to one thing--the display.
Instead of using the system installer disc that came with your Mac, create a system installer flash drive, like the one that comes with the MacBook Air. It's smaller than an optical disc, more reliable, and runs faster.