Startups are flocking to hire community builders. Why now?

Communities have existed on the web since its earliest days, with tech employees tasked with cultivating them. Until recently, however, community building wasn’t a profession in its own right. That’s starting to change.

How to replace your old computer with a new iPad

When transitioning from a computer to the iPad there are still a few challenges that you will face along the way. Here are a few steps that may help you leave the personal computer era behind for good.

How to launch apps, open files and more with Siri on your Mac

Siri isn’t on the Mac (yet), but that doesn’t mean you can’t use it there, and in a way that should prove a considerable time saver. In combination with Mac launcher software Alfred and iOS app TouchPad, you can easily issue voice commands to your Mac.

iOS quick tip: Mastering the auto-correct dictionary

It happens to the best of us; we think we’re typing one thing, and instead type another. The autocorrect feature in iOS (and now in OS X Lion, too) doesn’t help matters, and can actually be quite annoying. But there are ways to get around it.

How to install Windows 8 Preview using Boot Camp

Since the release of the first developer preview of Windows 8, Mac users have been downloading it to run in virtualization software such as Parallels and VMware Fusion. You can do it using Boot Camp, too, and experience Windows 8 at full speed.

3 tips for taking your Mac in for service

Macs are fairly dependable, but there will still be occasions when you have to take them in for service at an Apple Authorized Service Provider. This can take some doing, so here are three tips about things you might not think about when moving your Mac.