At Thursday's education event, Apple put glee into the heart of every ebook publisher with the announcement of iBooks Author, the company's new ebook authoring tool. Naturally, after all her griping and wishes over such an app, staff editor Serenity Caldwell had to take it for a spin: Here's what she discovered.
The iOS stylus market is ever-growing: To figure out which one is right for you, check out Macworld's set of iPhone and iPad stylus charts. Here, we've rated every stylus we've reviewed in the following seven categories from 1 (worst) to 5 (best): resistance, ergonomics, precision, navigation, writing, linework, and painting. In addition, there's an overall mouse rating.
iTunes Match has entered the public arena (for the U.S., at least), and it's brought along a rush of questions. Never fear: Macworld is here to help make sense of it all. Here are some of the most common queries, concerns, and misconceptions about Apple's music service, laid out for your reading pleasure.
Apple's iCloud service, paired with iOS 5 and Lion, offers users a whole wealth of new sync features, access to purchased content, and geolocation fun. Unfortunately, as iCloud is the company's fourth online service iteration, trying to upgrade can be confusing at best, slam-your-head-against-a-wall-in-frustration at worst. To help ease the pain (and keep your walls dent-free), we've put together some common upgrading scenarios for migrating to iCloud.
Our look at the major changes iOS 5 introduces continues with iMessage, a way to send text, picture, and video messages to other iOS devices users without racking up SMS/MMS charges.
Over the past few years, consumers have become obsessed with the notion of having their documents and data instantly available wherever they are, on whichever device they happen to be using at the time. In the past, Apple experimented with this by offering limited sync services; with iCloud, the company is charging head-first into the digital-sync sphere.
Though Jobs is gone, his hands have undoubtably shaped Apple: his hires, his management style, his spirit. And with his company, he has shaped all of us, too. Macworld staff editor Serenity Caldwell muses over Jobs's continuing legacy.
If you just purchased a brand new Mac Mini and want to add an additional drive without paying $750 for a solid-state drive addition or $999 for a Mini with Lion Server, iFixit has the $70 kit for you.
Mac users who've downloaded the Mac Defender Trojan horse got some help from Apple Tuesday in the form of instructions on how to removal the malware off their Macs.
Macworld staff editor Serenity Caldwell takes a trip down memory lane and recounts her opening-day experience at the Glendale Apple Store back in 2001.
Wacom's Bamboo Stylus is one of the pricier touchscreen styluses on the market, but the company isn't simply resting on the laurels of its brand recognition. The Bamboo Stylus is comfortable, well-balanced, and works well for both drawing and writing.
Steve Jobs may hate the idea of using a stylus on his touchscreen devices, but there are times an intermediary accessory just works better than your fingertip. We've tested several of the stylus offerings on the market and gathered our results together for an old-fashioned review roundup.
Over the last few days, news has been circulating about a video issue affecting the new 11-inch MacBook Air and one Macworld editor has experienced the problem first-hand.
The Computer History Museum announced on Tuesday that Apple had donated the source code of both MacPaint and QuickDraw to the museum. The code has been made available for free download by the museum on its Website, along with a short history of both programs.
Apple on Wednesday released a knowledge base article detailing how users could convert their iTunes Digital Booklets to be showcased on an iPhone or iPod Touch running iOS 4.
On Monday, Apple announced a replacement program for its Headphones with Remote shipped with the iPod shuffle from February of 2009 to February of 2010. In addition, the company announced that the entire line of its Headphones with Remote and Mic and In-Ear Headphones with Remote and Mic qualify for this program.
Nuance on Friday released a universal version of its Dragon Dictation software for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. The iPad version adds Dragon Notes, which allows users to dictate shopping lists, social network updates, and other miscellaneous entries.