Don't-Miss OS X Stories
Given the recent hacks at Apple, Facebook, and Twitter, it's time for drastic action: removing or disabling Java on your Mac. Rich Mogull explains why and how.
Plagued by the spinning Beach Ball of Death? Joe Kissell explains what to do in the event of Mac crashes and freezes.
Most of the time, if something crashes on your Mac, it's just one app. But other times, your whole system goes down thanks to a kernel panic. When that happens, here's what to do.
Squinting at your screen? Make your fonts bigger and you'll see more clearly. Here's how.
It happens to every Mac user sooner or later: The virtual gears inside your computer begin to act as though they're running in a vat of tapioca pudding. Before carting your Mac off to an Apple Genius Bar, try these fixes.
Have you received a PDF file that needs your signature? No need to print it, sign it, scan it, and send it. Christopher Breen shows how it's done with Preview and Adobe Reader.
Ticked off by a troublesome Trash that won't empty no matter what you try? Joe Kissell can help.
Keep your Mac healthy by staying on top of software updates in the new year.
Having a drive attached to an AirPort Base Station is mighty convenient for shared storage, but mounting such a drive time and again is a bore. Chris Breen shows you how to avoid such a tiresome chore.
You're faced with an older Mac with a broken media drive, now DVD drive of your own, and only a disk image of the Snow Leopard installer. How do you proceed? Chris Breen shows the way.
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.
A DVD (and increasingly, a high-definition Blu-ray disc) is still a near-universal way to share your photos and videos as a holiday gift. Here's how.
Love them or hate them, notifications are now a core feature of OS X. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about using these alerts and reminders.