15 fast and easy ways to hack-proof your Mac

One of the commonly touted advantages to using a Mac is that it's more secure and less prone to malware than a PC running Windows. It's easy to see where this attitude comes

Published on: May 1st, 2009 Ryan Faas

Expert tips for savvy Mac management

Macs as desktops and servers are increasing their penetration in business, even in enterprises. Power users like Mac OS X's interface, bundled apps, and desktop and notebook hardware build quality. Application developers, marketers,

Published on: March 25th, 2009 Mel Beckman

Ten ways to turn your Mac into a lean, mean, agile machine…right now

Apple Inc. hasn't done much talking about Snow Leopard, the next-generation update to Mac OS X that's due to be released in 2009 (possibly within the first quarter of the year).But in what

Published on: December 15th, 2008 Ryan Faas

Get Windows and Leopard to Play Nice

Apple Inc. offers two ways to accomplish this task: Leopard's ability to share files and printers with Windows machines, and the ability of Intel-based Macs to run Windows using either Boot Camp (which

Published on: October 15th, 2008 Ryan Faas

How to get the best of both worlds – make Mac and Windows work together

One of the major selling points for Macs and Mac OS X Leopard these days is their ability to work well in a largely Windows world. Apple Inc. offers two ways to accomplish

Published on: September 11th, 2008 Ryan Faas

Nine fantastic ways Mac users can tame Leopard

When Apple Inc. shipped Mac OS X 10.5 "Leopard" in October, Macintosh users were divided about some of the interface changes Apple had made from prior Mac OS X releases. Chief among these

Published on: May 15th, 2008 Ryan Faas

Apple updates Safari and OS X in double whammy update

Apple Tuesday issued a record-breaking security update that patched nearly 90 vulnerabilities in both its own code and the third-party applications it bundles with its Tiger and Leopard operating systems. Security Update 2008-002

Published on: March 20th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

New Apple Mac Pro packs a mighty punch

In front of me, two 30-in. Apple Cinema Displays glow softly at my desk. Beside me sits the fastest stock-configuration Macintosh that Apple Inc. has ever shipped: a superfast eight-core Mac Pro. Inside

Published on: March 17th, 2008 Michael DeAgonia