Don't-Miss iOS Stories

Securing your iPhone 2.0

The iPhone 2.0 software update offers some dramatic improvements in security management, though gaps remain. Glenn Fleishman takes a closer look at iPhone security.

Bugs & Fixes: Fixing iPhone 2.0 sync problems

Having iPhone problems after last week’s iPhone 2.0 and MobileMe releases? Te Landau tells you how to fix iPhone syncing problems by reinstalling iTunes and how to fix MobileMe-to-iPhone sync problems.

Taking screen shots with iPhone 2.0

You can take screen shots with the iPhone 2.0 software. Hooray!

A heads-up on purchasing things in the App Store

If you're browsing the App Store, there's something you need to know about that Buy button!

Fix and prevent iPhone freezes and crashes

Freezes and crashes are generic iPhone problems that can occur in any iPhone software, from Safari to Maps. In this excerpt from Take Control of Your iPhone, Ted Landau explains how to recover from freezes and crashes and how to avoid them in the first place.

Bugs & Fixes: Apple TV network and authorization hassles

Is your Apple TV not showing up in iTunes? Are you getting error messages when you attempt to sync your Apple TV? Ted Landau covers these troubles in the latest installment of Bugs & Fixes.

Dealing with digital rights

In April 2007, Apple and England’s EMI record label held a joint press conference to announce that individual tracks from EMI would be available at the iTunes Store in two forms—the current 99-cent copy-protected form and a new $1.29 unprotected form, to be known as iTunes Plus.

Mac OS X Hints - Dec. 2007

Rob Griffiths offers his monthly commentary on ways to liven up Numbers spreadsheets, try Dictionary widget tricks, see everything in iTunes, view photo books on screen, automatically update podcasts and more.

Understand more tags

Our November 2007 Playlist column offered insight into some of iTunes’ more confusing tags. Here are two other tags that you may want some help with.

Mac OS X Hints - July 2007

In this month’s edition, Rob Griffiths shows how to check for unsaved changes, shortcuts for saving, uncover Safari’s Activity window, bookmark all tabs, export multiple contacts and change playlists’ default columns.

Mac 911 - May 2007

Christopher Breen answers your questions about how to transfer from VHS to DVD, shift audio pitch and speed, create the endless DVD and TiVo transfers.

Mac OS X Hints - Feb. 2007

Rob Griffiths offers tips on ways to cancel the shut down command, change which application opens a file, zip through podcast lists, edit smart playlists and more.

Mac OS X Hints - September 2006

Harness the powers of drag-and-drop disk-image creation. Change the visible hours in an iCal calendar within nothing more than a mouse's scroll wheel. Or turn your Mac into a musical alarm clock. Kirk McElhearn joins Rob Griffiths to dole out this month's OS X how-tos.