Don't-Miss iPad Stories

Turn your old iPad into a dedicated kitchen tablet

If you spend a lot of time at the stove, your old iPad could get a new life as a very useful kitchen tool. Here's how to set it up and what to consider when turning your iPad into a dedicated kitchen tablet.


Eight tips for iOS's Maps app

Maps on iOS isn't just a pretty face: It's packed to the gills with useful features. Christian Boyce takes you through eight tips to get the most out of the app.


Ask the iTunes Guy: Album art and tagging

The iTunes Guy answers questions about tagging basics, removing artwork, adding large descriptions in tags, and more.

Is the new iPad too hot to handle?

A reader has a warm iPad. Is he alone? No. Is it something to worry about? Probably not.

Get started with your new iPad

Congratulations, you've just gotten a new iPad. Let Macworld help you set it up, transfer data from your old device, and get you on your way.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Work with playlists

The iTunes Guy answers questions about gaps between songs, copying playlists on a USB stick, combining multiple playlists into one, and more.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Work with iTunes libraries

The iTunes Guy answers questions about moving your iTunes library, opening multiple iTunes windows simultaneously, finding tracks in playlists, and more.

How to set up iOS calendar syncing

If you're still using iTunes to sync your iPhone's calendar -- or worse, not syncing at all -- there's a better way. Two better ways, in fact.


Ask the iTunes Guy: iTunes Match confusion

Kirk McElhearn kicks off our new Ask the iTunes Guy column by addressing some of your questions about iTunes Match.

Introducing Ask the iTunes Guy

We're introducing a new column on to address reader questions about iTunes and related topics. Answering those questions will be senior contributor Kirk McElhearn, author of the recently updated Take Control of iTunes 10: The FAQ.

Three quick iMessage tips

The new iMessage feature, introduced with iOS 5, is good out of the box. But with a few quick tips, you can make the iOS device messaging capability even better.

Know your last-minute holiday shopping deadlines

Still have some holiday shopping to do? Don’t delay -- online ordering deadlines are quickly approaching if you want your gifts delivered before 2012.

Buying guide: iPods

Which iPod (or iPhone or iPad) is right for you or the target of your holiday generosity? We run down your options.

Simulating traditional painting with the iPad


Macworld guide to AppleCare

Is AppleCare worth paying for the extra coverage? What exactly does AppleCare cover, and how does it work? Here's a guide to AppleCare, to help you decide if you should buy this extended warranty with your next Mac.