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Some MobileMe subscribers may wish to set up a new Apple ID for iCloud rather than migrating -- at least initially. If you intend to go the separate account route, Ted Landau has a few tips to help you get started.
Apple's iCloud service, paired with iOS 5 and Lion, offers users a whole wealth of new sync features, access to purchased content, and geolocation fun. Unfortunately, as iCloud is the company's fourth online service iteration, trying to upgrade can be confusing at best, slam-your-head-against-a-wall-in-frustration at worst. To help ease the pain (and keep your walls dent-free), we've put together some common upgrading scenarios for migrating to iCloud.
The launch of iCloud has ushered in a spate of location-aware services that help you track down your iOS devices, your Mac, and even your friends. Dan Frakes takes Find My iPhone, Find My Mac, and Find My Friends out for a spin.
If you move to a new Mac, you needn't lose Mail's autocomplete database. Here's how to find the necessary, tucked-away file to copy.
Are you stuck in a loop where Apple's Mail crashes whenever you launch it because of a "bad" message? Ted Landau has the cure.
The message list in Lion's version of Mail displays each message's date or time received. But with a few System Preferences tweaks, you can make Mail show both the date and the time simultaneously.
This year has seen numerous security breaches at the root infrastructure of Web privacy and security. How can regular users protect themselves? Glenn Fleishman has some expert suggestions.
As of July 1, 2012, MobileMe Galleries are dead, dead, dead. How will you share your images in the future? Here are some ideas.
Tired of seeing tittle-tattle that passes for news on Google's News site? Here's how to filter out the cruft.
Ted Landau compares his experience with Microsoft's email clients, Entourage and Outlook 2011 and finds Outlook wanting in a few ways.
Whether you need to organize a carpool or a department, using Automator you can easily create a summary of a weekly schedule and send it out to those who need to keep track of events.
We love Dropbox, the file-synchronizing service. We know Macworld readers do too. So a few months ago, we asked: How do you use Dropbox? We got more than 250 responses, then boiled those down to 62 unique ideas; here they are.
More and more, we rely on Web services as a matter of course. The key word is rely: We assume that the data we upload to, say, a photo-hosting account or blog will be there. But what happens when a service is shut down?