Don't-Miss Operating System Stories
A missing menu item (and another Disk Utility option) makes people wonder what's happening to their trash, anyway.
A reader wants to use OS X's HFS+ system on a PC with both Windows and Linux. What are his options?
Are you having heartbreak of missing favorites in El Capitan? A restart will help.
A reader found he could no longer double-click folders in the Finder after upgrading to El Capitan. He tracked down the problem.
When you uninstall a Mac app, how can you make sure you've removed all of its files? With an app like AppCleaner.
You can keep kids (and others) from deleting your photos by accident in iOS: use Guided Access.
You can unenroll or restore/recovery: two very different options.
A a single click solves this long-running problem related to multiple displays and Mission Control desktops.
Enhance your interface with these features built right into the operating system.
If you've seen it, you hate: the dialog box in OS X that tells you need "legacy" Java installed, but you're not using an app that relies on Java. We have ideas on getting rid of it.
If you've signed up for pre-release versions of Mac OS X, you can opt out with a single click.
Your guide to installing Apple new operating system for Macs.
Having a bootable hard drive or USB flash drive is a handy troubleshooting tool.
Learn how to use these features in El Capitan to make your desktop more manageable.
Preparation is everything, and these tips will help make for a smooth upgrade to El Capitan.