Don't-Miss OS X Stories
You probably know how to set up a printer in System Preferences. But did you know about OS X's other powerful options for configuring and managing printers?
The issue: Your Mac lacks Wi-Fi circuitry and Maps relies on such circuitry to report its location. Chris Breen explains your options.
Sadly, memory modules can sometimes go bad, causing your Mac to display a variety of perplexing symptoms. Here's how to recognize and solve the problem.
What do you do when you have an old AirPort base station and the version of AirPort Utility that ships with Mavericks doesn't support it? Chris Breen has the answer.
Sometimes items on your menu bar, or even the entire bar itself, can freeze up and become unresponsive. When that happens, here's what to do to get things unstuck.
Mavericks' screen savers have some beautiful images and some are available as Desktop backgrounds--but not all. Here's how to find and use the remainders.
iCloud is a black-box when it comes to document files: Normally, the only way access them is via the apps that made them. But there are ways to open that box.
At first glance it can be difficult to determine exactly which VPN protocol was created in OS X's Network system preference. Ah, but with a second look...
The Finder's new tags feature in Mavericks (OS X 10.9) can be useful. Here's how to take full advantage of it without lifting your fingers from the keyboard.
The Finder's tags feature, new in Mavericks (OS X 10.9), can be useful. Here's how to take full advantage of it without lifting your fingers from the keyboard.
Mac OS X 10.9.3 hides the Users folder at the root level of your startup volume. To put things back the way they once were, follow Chris Breen's advice.
If your Mac was released after Mavericks debuted, it's not quite as easy to make a bootable Mavericks install drive, but it's still quite doable. We've got the complete instructions.
Why junk up your SSD's limited storage capacity with files that can easily be packed onto another hard drive? Chris Breen shows you how.
When it comes to troubleshooting hardware and software problems on your Mac, the utility formerly known as System Profiler can be a lifesaver.