Don't-Miss Macs Stories
When friends and family call you with Mac tech support needs, and you don't live close enough to pop on over to help, you need to know a few tricks for providing help without making you or them crazy. Lex Friedman can help.
Simple ways to banish grunge, dirt, and dust bunnies from your computer and peripherals
Kick bad technology habits in the new year with these tips from Kirk McElhearn.
Celebrate the holidays in style with a taste of vintage Mac culture.
Powering down your gear when away from home is a green idea. But it can have unanticipated consequences, so explains Ted Landau.
The Mac App Store is great for the majority of simple applications you might want to purchase. But there are plenty of other apps for you to explore and try. Here are some of the ways to find an app, get it onto your computer, and update it.
If you use Time Machine regularly, you're ready for whatever technological mishaps life throws at you. Restoring data from Time Machine is just as easy as backing things up in the first place.
Ted Landau offers a grab bag of frustrating Apple hardware bugs he's dealt with recently.
Chris Breen launches his weekly Mac 101 column that details the Mac and its operating system from soup to nuts. Chapter 1, set up.
Two-step authentication is all the rage these days, after high-profile security breaches. File-syncing service Dropbox is offering a preview build that lets users enable the feature, and Dan Moren shows you how to set it up.
If you remove the iMac's front glass, you can reduce the amount of glare from the screen.
Need a program icon or an image from a template? You can easily access all of an application's graphical elements with this hint.
In this week's Macworld Video, we'll walk you through setting up an account with parental controls, and just what controls are available to you.