Numbers has the ability to open Excel files so you can work on them. You can also export spreadsheets in Numbers so that they are compatible with Excel.
Don't have a copy of Word? You can open that document in Pages, no sweat. You can then save it as a Word, file, too.
From a distance, you might not be able to tell two different iPad models apart. But it's easy to tell which one you have...if you know where to look.
There are ways to protect your backups from rare ransomware attacks.
A reader would like to backup files only manually due to performance
Learn the language Apple uses to create apps for iOS and macOS.
iTunes downloads iOS apps if you use iTunes for syncing. But you don't have to keep those apps on your Mac.
A reader wants to migrate without deleting files.
Even Macworld contributors run into Mac problems. Join us as we troubleshoot and recover data from a Mac with a bad hard drive.
The company behind the local and hosted backup software is sunsetting its product October 2018, and if you use it, you have decisions to make.
Spam and scam calls have proliferated. Can you limit calls to those you know?
With different networking options available, you may find yourself in a situation where you want your Mac to select one type of connection over another.
Can you use Wi-Fi to help with spotty cellular service? You can, but the setting you adjust in iOS needs to be clarified.
A reader finds he boots into Safe Mode every time he restarts his Mac.
A reader has a peculiar problem with an iMac that’s probably electrical in nature.