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What are the long-term effects of overheating on a Mac? Beyond warmer temperatures and additional noise from the fan working overtime to cool its operating environment, you can expect to see slower performance.
You've followed Chris Breen's advice for creating a digital signature in Preview yet your John Hancock appears vertical instead of the other. He offers two workarounds.
Boinx has released a tool to help with QuickTime component conflicts that may cause sandboxes applications to crash. Ted Landau explains.
Free utility Asus Ai Charger works a little black magic to make your iDevices charge faster.
World Backup Day may be a made-up holiday, but the lesson it brings is an important one: Back up your files, or risk losing everything. It's easier to get started than you might think.
Ted Landau relates the tale of a friend who fears he's lost every photo on his iPhone. Ted, naturally, came to the rescue.
Your Mac throws up an error that you've run out of application memory. Chris Breen shows you how to troubleshoot this issue.
If you're tired of leaving your important work documents at the office when traveling, take a hint from Chris Breen and make your Dropbox folder the default save location for your files.
You've filled out a PDF form in Preview and sent it to a colleague or friend, but they report the form's empty. What gives? Dan Moren's got the skinny and the fix.
Care to move a file on the Mac downstairs to the iPad on the third floor? No need to sync when a simple utility makes the job a snap. Chris Breen explains.
So, Back to My Mac takes you nowhere, much less to your Mac? Chris Breen offers two solutions for fixing the problem as one alternative.
Reader Richard finds his way blocked when trying to launch a favorite application. Chris Breen shows him the path forward.
Hitting the road this holiday season? Before you do, follow these steps to make sure you don't find a data disaster if your computer falls prey to nature, theft, or bad luck while you're out and about.
The little fan icon in your Mac's menu bar tells you precious little about how strong your AirPort network's signal really is. With the help of Chris Breen and some light math, you can get a better clue.
Curious to know how you can better manage your passwords? Chris Breen provides tips and tricks for getting the most from OS X's Keychain Access.