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This week, readers sent in questions about the stigma surrounding the MacKeeper utility, and more.
This week, readers sent in questions on topics including the usefulness of maintenance and cleaning utilities in OS X, and how to recover files from a dead Mac Mini.
A new and concise round of testing for some common Mac security software shows significant performance differences among them.
Our Weekly Utilities Update report is a list of all the updates for many Mac utilities that have been released in the past week. Though utilities can be any tool that helps you perform a routine task (including image manipulation and synchronization), our focus in this column is to bring you those tools that help in troubleshooting Mac hardware and software problems. There are mainly updates for maintenance utilities this week, along with an update for gfxCardStatus and VirtualBox.
MacFixIt Answers is a weekly feature in which we answer questions e-mailed in by our readers. We welcome alternative approaches and views from readers and encourage you to post your own suggestions in the comments.
The criminals behind the MacDefender scam software are changing its name frequently, in an attempt to confuse Mac users and have them fall for the trap.
Recently OS X users have been targeted by sophisticated scams via the Web and through downloadable Trojan malware. Here is how to remove this malware and protect your system from it.