Best Informational Websites for Macs and OS X Mountain Lion - dummies

Best Informational Websites for Macs and OS X Mountain Lion

Part of OS X Mountain Lion For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Want to know how to find out about all things Macintosh? Hop onto the web to check these Apple-related sites and stuff your brain with information about your Mac and OS X Mountain Lion:

  • Alltop aggregates information from dozens of great Mac-oriented websites and makes it easy to skim headlines and story summaries. You can even build your own custom version that contains only sites you want to see.

  • The Apple support site and Knowledge Base are treasure troves of tech notes, software update information, troubleshooting tips, and documentation for most Apple products.

  • CNET Downloads, the site formerly known as VersionTracker, is the place to go to find freeware, shareware, and software updates for OS X. If this site doesn’t have it, it probably doesn’t exist.

  • MacInTouch is the preeminent Mac news and information site, full of tips, hints, and troubleshooting information. Many users consider MacInTouch (along with MacSurfer and MacFixit) a must-read every day.

  • TidBITS bills itself as “Apple news for the rest of us,” but there’s much more to TidBITS than just the news. You can also find thoughtful commentary, in-depth analysis, and detailed product reviews, written and edited by pros who really know the Apple ecosystem.