There are only so many hours in the day—at last count, approximately 20 or so. If you didn’t find time to read all of Macworld’s articles this past week, we can help. As ever, the Weekly Wrap is here to point you towards some of our most interesting stories that you might have missed.
Tips, tricks, and advice
If the power of your mind isn’t cutting it, we can offer you some advice on
restarting a Mac remotely.
You may be able to free up some significant space on your hard drive by
removing Dropbox’s cache. You can use your iPad to
connect to FTP servers. You can
switch your iWebsite to another, Mac-friendly host. You can even
transition away from iWeb entirely—just like Apple!
secrets of the Archive Utility, which may also be the name of the next Indiana Jones sequel. We also looked at—or, more accurately, listened to—
Seamless, which transitions music between your Mac and iOS device without a hitch.
Amazon Cloud Drive lets you backup files to Amazon’s cloud storage without a Web browser—unless you want to download those files again.
Keyboard aficionados won’t want to miss Dan Frakes’s
video guide to getting more productive with LaunchBar. And folks who need to compare iTunes libraries might want to check out
Mashduo. Or they might prefer to come up with something more fun to do on the weekend.
iPad and iPhone
The Macworld Lab
compared the original iPad 2 with the new, cheaper one. We looked at
a trio of Music app alternatives.
GarageBand, iMovie, iPhoto, and Cards for iOS. And
Spotify launched an iPad app, so if you’ve been looking to broaden your ability to rock out with your tablet, you’re in luck. Bargain shoppers have a new iPad app to check out too, thanks to
the launch of Decide.
Folks who like to go green will go green with envy when they see the
Logitech Solar Keyboard Folio for iPad.
Other iOS apps we looked at included
Monster Wars, and
Elsewhere on Macworld
the new Big Jambox, and we podcasted with
the iTunes Guy. Oh, and we tested a pair of hard drives: one’s
water- and fire-proof, and the other one
isn’t. Because we’re professionals, we didn’t set either on fire. Yet.
the TechHive Beta Blog, we’ve covered topics like
Multi-Dimensional Audio, a primer on
which music subscription service you should use, and
how Apple could fix Cards.