Don't-Miss MacBook Stories
Simple ways to banish grunge, dirt, and dust bunnies from your computer and peripherals
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.
Far from home with lots of Apple gear? Learn what you can do to protect your technology from thieves and how to track it down if it goes missing.
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 take an iPhone, iPad, or MacBook along when you travel, you know how much of a challenge it can be to keep your device powered up all the time. Here are a few tips for supplementing and extending your gadget's power supply.
Whether you're heading off on a business trip or your first year of college, you're probably hauling a laptop. Here's how to keep it clean and ding-free.
The hard drive in Lex Friedman's MacBook Pro failed after a water-related disaster at 30,000 feet. Good backups and some good luck prevented a true data disaster.
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.
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.
Whether you're hitting the road for business or pleasure, these tips can make traveling with your Apple gear much more fun.
Photographers who use the MacBook Air as a secondary computer need a workflow that allows them to integrate photos from the road into a master library at home. Two applications in particular, Apple Aperture and Adobe Lightroom, are well-suited for this task.
Shopping for a new Mac? Here's the lowdown on Apple's offerings to help you decide which Mac to buy.