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Sometimes, your Mac slows down for mysterious reasons. Activity Monitor can help you identify misbehaving apps, and shut them down if necessary, to speed things up again, as staff writer Lex Friedman explains.
Tim Cook shed some light on Apple's future plans, the Mac App Store sandboxing deadline arrived, and we offered up a boatload of how-to articles during the last seven days.
Macworld's Chris Breen demonstrates some of the power of Apple's Automator by creating two helpful workflows.
Yahoo plans to unveil Axis, a free browser extension and iOS app for syncing your Web browsing between devices.
Can Google Drive make inroads with iOS developers? And with cloud-based services proliferating, how can developers choose among them?
Adobe's head of security applauds Apple's move to block outdated versions of his company's Flash Player.
We love launcher utilities, which let you find and open files, folders, and applications using the keyboard. But they can do much more. Senior editor Dan Frakes shows you a second set of tips for using his favorite launcher, LaunchBar.
Amazon on Wednesday launched Cloud Drive for Mac, a means by which you can access your Amazon-hosted cloud storage from your desktop--sort of. Staff writer Lex Friedman goes hands on.
The software formerly known as F10 Launch Studio has been rechristened with a new name, LaunchMagic, and overhauled with updated features to help you manage apps on your Mac computer.
Macworld staff writer Lex Friedman shows how you can print from your iOS devices even if you don't have an AirPrint printer.
Drafts lets you jot down and share short bits of text.
Launched in 1989, it was once the most successful backup app for the Mac. Then it it was passed from one corporate owner to another in a series of mergers and acquisitions. Through it all, Retrospect managed to survive. Here's how.
Have a lot files and folders to keep organized in OS X? (Who doesn't?) Hazel, the utility that automates file-management, can help. Here's a brief introduction.
Almost unnoticed in announcing the new iPad, Apple also released on March 7 a new Mac app designed to streamline setting up and configuring iOS devices: Apple Configurator.
We love launcher utilities, which let you find and open files, folders, applications, and more using the keyboard. But what's the advantage over just using Spotlight? Senior editor Dan Frakes shows you some tips for using his favorite launcher, LaunchBar, to be more productive.