Whether you're one of the lunatics arriving at the mall at 5am Friday, clutching a Thermos of coffee, a fistful of coupons, and a murderous gleam in your eye, or you're just planning to do a little online shopping between naps and turkey sandwiches, MacLife.com's Black Friday Guide will help you get the best deals on tasty, tasty technology.
The holidays are officially upon us. You're probably busy shopping for presents, selecting large pieces of meat, and cooking delicious "test" pies to make sure your recipe will be a winner when the family arrives.
Take breather, while you were fretting over whether to serve cranberry sauce or sweet potatoes--we suggest both--we continued to bring you the best Apple articles in the known Universe.
Macs are pretty reliable computers, but that doesn’t mean they’re not vulnerable to user error, accidents, and, in some cases, just plain stupidity. We compile a list of the most common “uh-oh” moments on a Mac and show you how to make them all better--and prevent them from happening in the future.
Whether you’re already an Ebay Power Seller or simply have some old stuff you’d like to unload via Craigslist, good-looking product photos can not only increase your chances of finding a buyer, but also raising the price you can get. (If you doubt this, sadly we think you’re underestimating the shallowness of many.) Luckily, the quality of most eBay and Craigslist photos ranks somewhere between bad and yeesh. Using these tips, you can easily beat the competition—even shoot like the pros, and without breaking the bank. After all, we’re trying to make money here.
Few games are updated eight years after their release, but few games are as timeless as Blizzard’s classics. StarCraft, Diablo II, and WarCraft III all run on current Macs, even though all but WarCraft III launched before Mac OS X. You don’t even need to keep a pesky CD in the drive to play, making these low-system-requirement titles great for the drive-free MacBook Air. Follow our easy steps to get your original game discs running on a current system--even when you don’t have the discs around.