The mid-2010 15-inch MacBook Pro was a lovely machine--unless you had one with a defective video card. Chris Breen offers workarounds and a link to the Big Fix.
Ted Landau has been here, there, and everywhere tracking down bugs and unexpected behaviors in Apple's latest release of the Mac OS. Solutions and workarounds abound!
There's a slight problem with the keyboard and trackpad on the new 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro, that problem being sometimes they stop working. Apple's promised an upcoming fix, but here's the workaround for the meantime.
If you open an old Pages document in the new version of Pages, you can't open it again in the old one. And you can't send the file as an email attachment. Here are some suggested work-arounds.
Does your computer toolkit include a Dremel? It may seem extreme, but a Dremel tool can be handy in a dire situation.
Excessive dust inside your Mac can cause performance problems.
Questions about iOS 7 have been pouring into the Mac 911 mailbag. Chris Breen answers the most common ones.
Micromat’s TechTool has a great toolset for Mac troubleshooting.
You launch Calendar, it appears briefly, and then--BLAMMO--it's gone. What causes this problem? Chris Breen shows you how to track down it (and similar problems).
Is your Mac starting up slowly? A mess of startup and login items might be to blame. Learn how to bend these computing curiosities to your will.