Don't-Miss Apps Stories

Mac troubleshooting FAQ: iCal and Mail

Address Book, iCal, and Mail are super-handy. But they're not always fool-proof. Chris Breen answers the most common troubleshooting questions about these three apps.

Mac troubleshooting FAQ: slow-downs and passwords

If your Mac is sluggish, if the spinning rainbow cursor appears more often than you'd like, or if you're forever being locked out of your accounts, here's what you need to do.

How to delete your Mac's Web browser history

This tutorial will show you how to clear your browser history in each of the most popular Web browsers for the Mac.

Bugs & Fixes: 2 iPads + 3G = A confused AT&T

If you have more than one iPad with 3G capability, AT&T may become confused about your setup and charge you for a 3G plan you neither want nor have. At least, that's what happened to Ted Landau.

Make Snow Leopard (and other cats) roar like Lion

Can't wait for Lion's release later this year? Computerworld's Rayn Faas tracks down current Mac utilities and apps that can turn make your Snow Leopard-running Mac approximate some of Lion's promised features.

Save Facebook images in Safari

When you right-click on images on some sites--including Facebook--Safari doesn't give you a Save Image As option. Here's a way to save them anyway.

Bugs & Fixes: Flash, iOS, and Xcode

Ted Landau runs up some recent troubleshooting news, including a security vulnerability with Flash Player, a pair of iOS bugs, and a problem with the Mac App Store version of Xcode.

How to find your Mac's IP address

Here are a few quick and easy ways to find the IP address for your Mac.

Edit the content of a Web page in Safari

Need to print or grab a screenshot of a Web page, but don't want everything on that page to appear? There are a bunch of ways to temporarily edit or remove almost anything you see in Safari.

Font problem in Mac OS X 10.6.7

Ted Landau looks at a rare font problem that can occur after the OS X 10.6.7 update.

Automator workflow of the month: Easy voice memos on your Mac

Much as we all enjoy typing the kind of text snippets that make up our daily reminders and thoughts, it can be easier and more effective to record a voice memo on your Mac. In this month’s look at Automator, I demonstrate how to do just that.

Make new AppleScripts automatically

Tired of copying-and-pasting AppleScripts you find online? Here are two services that'll do it for you.

Troubleshooting OS X 10.6.7, iOS 4.3, and more

Ted Landau offers a roundup of troubleshooting tips related to recent updates.