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Adventures in troubleshooting: Replacing a MacBook Air's faulty SSD

When something dies on our Mac, we take it to the Genius Bar. But what if you feel like getting your hands a little dirty?

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5 resolutions for a better digital life

This year, resolve to keep these five key resolutions. Do so and your data is safer, creeps won't use your credit cards, and you won't be a jerk.

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Giving the gift of yourself

Mac 911 is back with its 2013 list of ways to use your technical gifts to enhance the lives of others.

Bugs & Fixes: Dealing with iPhone flash, low-quality Netflix, and Outlook junk issues

Ted Landau returns to discuss three issues he's deal with lately--pictures washed out by his iPhone flash, low-quality Netflix streams, and junk mail filters that seemingly don't work.

Cures for a panicking mid-2010 MacBook Pro

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.

Bugs & Fixes: A roundup of Mavericks troubleshooting tips

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!

Apple promises fix for keyboard, trackpad woes on 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro

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.

Dealing with Pages' file-conversion and email-attachment problems

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.

Advice from an Apple tech: Got a Mac? Get a Dremel!

Does your computer toolkit include a Dremel? It may seem extreme, but a Dremel tool can be handy in a dire situation.

Advice from an Apple tech: Battle the dust bunnies

Excessive dust inside your Mac can cause performance problems.