If you find that your Mac unexpectedly starts typing in a different character set, such as Greek or Arabic, the explanation may be simple.
Intuit releases a patch to close the door on the QuickBooks data-destruction update fiasco. But is it time to move to alternative small business accounting software? Rich Mogull thinks so.
The MacBook, MacBook Pro Software Update 1.1 deals with a problem with laptop keyboards becoming unresponsive, often for a minute or more.
Gone are the days of glacial PC emulation, but which of the two virtualization programs for Intel-based Macs - Parallels Desktop and VMware Fusion - offers better performance in Windows? And is it different in XP versus Vista?
Curious about what programs have been updated for Leopard? Look inside for a list of the important or interesting programs that specifically claim Leopard compatibility.
Apple has released QuickTime 7.3.1, a security update that patches a potentially serious exploit that could enable unauthorized access to your Mac.
The remote control software LogMeIn Free for Mac has been released. It allows remote viewing and control of Macs and Windows systems, even those behind private network gateways.
Worried about the new zero-day QuickTime security hole? There's no fix from Apple yet, so read on for tips on how you can protect your Mac.
The transparent menu bar has fallen, a victim of hackers' ingenuity. Users, rejoice!
Frustrated by how Spaces uses meaningless document icons in the Dock? Rich Mogull points you to the solution.
Apple releases Mac OS X 10.5.1, the first update to Leopard, and fixes problems with Back to My Mac, Mail, and Finder data loss when moving files among partitions and networked volumes. It also makes one cosmetic change to the application firewall while fixing a problem that bit Skype users and adding more security.
If you find yourself with folders whose contents need to be sorted, deleted, renamed, or otherwise wrangled, Noodlesoft's Hazel can do the job quickly and quietly, in the background, day in and day out.
With PGP installed, upgrading to Leopard can produce hard-to-pinpoint slowdowns, as I saw with a beta of email program Mailsmith. But uninstalling the software or upgrading to a Leopard-compatible beta solves the problem.
BBEdit 8.7.1 is a fairly minor update, though with welcome changes and fixes. Adam also explains how to configure BBEdit to protect from remote data loss.
Microsoft has just made available the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.9 Update, which solves a crashing bug in Word 2004 when you try to print a document.