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Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

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.

By September 29, 2011


Buzz Out Loud 1486: Franken-mouse and up-skirting Roombas (Podcast)

On today's show, scientists discover that shocking tiny artificial brains with electricity produces the equivalent of short-term memory. Apocalypse nigh. Also, the Supreme Court rules against Microsoft in the i4i patent case, Apple goes Calvinball with a NEW RULE that says they won't take a cut of in-app subscriptions. Plus, Citibank got hacked ... a month ago. Thanks for the heads up, guys.

By June 9, 2011


Setting up your first network

Once you've identified your needs, it's time to take that next step: actually setting up your network. In this tutorial we'll start with a basic network: two laptops, connected by Ethernet cable to a single router.

By May 27, 2010


The Real Deal 197: All questions (podcast)

We answer your questions about note-taking apps, facial recognition software and more.

By February 11, 2010


Vista driver issues keep Dell Blu-Ray laptop on WinXP

Dell has moved its entire consumer notebook product lineup over to Vista, except for its high-profile XPS M1710 notebook with a Blu-Ray disc player, citing driver issues with Vista.

By February 22, 2007


Keep Windows XP secure and trouble-free

Microsoft isn't making life easy for users of its aging operating system, but you don't need to be in a hurry to abandon XP.

By April 28, 2009


Ubuntu on the Thinkpad X300: Impressions and installation tips

Ubuntu is turning out to be a legitimate desktop alternative to Windows and Mac.

By August 20, 2008


More about patch KB932823

More about patch KB932823, thanks to a Microsoft spokesperson

By June 2, 2008


Black screen after automatic update in Boot Camp with Windows XP

Traditional fixes for this issue are ineffective.

By May 19, 2008