Don't-Miss MacBook Stories
Is your laptop lagging? Notebook not its usual self? Ted Landau has some suggestions for solving the most common problems with portable Macs.
Learn a simple way to temporarily disable the screen dimming feature on laptops being run on battery power.
How do you check on your MacBook battery's cycle count and condition? Like so.
Which new Mac should you buy? Macworld, the world's expert on Apple hardware, has expert buying advice.
How well do you know Apple’s current Mac lineup? We’ve put together summaries of each type of Mac on the market today that will tell you when they were last updated, what changed, and how each system performs.
Unsure about upgrading a MacBook Pro's hard drive? Here are a couple of helpful resources.
Need to connect your MacBook to a projector? All you need is the right Apple adapter.
If you've got a MacBook Pro, you've got an ExpressCard/34 slot (instead of the old PC Card slot). Jeff Carlson explains a few of the ways you can use that slot to beef up your laptop.
How can you tell if your MacBook's battery is on the fritz? Follow along.
Depending on which Mac laptop you have, there are up to 10 specialized trackpad functions you can use to make navigating the screen, Mac OS X and various applications faster and easier. Computerworld’s Ryan Faas takes a look at each of them.
As a Macworld editor, I’m often asked what I pack in my laptop bag; here’s a look at the kinds of accessories that are on my must-have on-the-go list, along with some specific examples of them.
If you’ve ordered a MacBook Air, you’ve got some storage decisions to make. The 80GB of storage that ships with this thin notebook goes against the trend of higher-capacity hard drives. But not to worry—Joe Kissell has some advice on how to make sure all your vital files and applications fit on your new laptop.
Here are some favorite pieces of low-cost software specifically designed for—or just especially handy for—use on a laptop.
Over the past ten years, GPS technology has gone from the military to the mainstream. It’s now a fixture in cars, many folks carry portable GPS units with them on outdoor adventures, and we’re no longer wowed by the fact that you can precisely determine your location almost anywhere in the world.
Laptops are subject to far more abuse than desktop Macs. Dirt, dust, and scratches keep them from looking new for long. But that doesn’t mean you’re stuck with smudges, stains, and scrapes. Here’s how to make your Mac laptop look good again—and how to then keep it that way.