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Advice from an Apple Tech: ClamXav is a valuable troubleshooting tool

ClamXav is a free Mac app that fights viruses, trojans, and other nasties trying to mess with your computer.

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Battery Diag review: Monitor your MacBook's battery health with a click

Battery Diag sits in your menu bar and provides easy, one-click access to battery information.

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How to recover data from an old SCSI drive

It's been a long time since Macs came with SCSI drives. But if (for whatever reason) you need to get something off of an old SCSI drive and onto a modern Mac, it's doable. Here's how.

Macworld/iWorld Highlights: Mac 911 tips and tricks

Get the highlights of Mac 911 maestro Christopher Breen's presentation at Macworld/iWorld 2014.

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Advice from an Apple Tech: BitTorrent and older OS X installation discs, revisited

In the wake of a previous article that focused on the use of BitTorrent to acquire older OS X installation disc images when the required OS X installation disc was unavailable, some points of clarification need to be made.

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Change your short username in OS X 10.9 Mavericks

If you need to change your account's short username, Mavericks, like its OS X predecessors, offers a few options for doing so. However, each has its own advantages and disadvantages. We show you the why and how for each method.

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Advice from an Apple Tech: BitTorrent and older OS X installation discs

If you're stuck in a jam and needed that old installation disc yesterday, you could turn to the Internet, if you're willing to accept the risks.

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Bugs & Fixes: OS X 10.9.2 and the disappearing camera

Bug-tracker Ted Landau returns to explore the case of the missing camera.

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The trouble with troubleshooting iOS

Troubleshooting on iOS has just one problem, says contributor Ted Landau: It doesn't really exist.

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Advice from an Apple Tech: How to get old Mac OS X install discs

Need to do a installation of an older Mac operating system, but you can't find the discs? You can find them if you do a little bit of searching.

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Bugs & Fixes: DiskWarrior to the rescue

Ted Landau returns to laud DiskWarrior--a tool many Mac troubleshooters have as a vital tool in their arsenal.