The cost of a Mac system hasn’t changed much over the years. Of course, you get a lot more for your money now than you did in the past, but one way or another you’ll probably spend somewhere between $1,000 and $3,000 on a new Mac. That makes a Mac one of the most expensive items you’re likely to buy in an average year, so you’ll want to make sure you choose the right model. Here’s how to make that choice.
Playlist pal, Doug Adams, has been hard at work creating AppleScripts for iTunes 5. Doug offers Playlist readers an exclusive download of his Some Lyrics Search Scripts—perfect for grabbing lyrics for the songs you love and appending them to your iPod nano tracks.
Doug Adams, of Doug’s AppleScripts for iTunes, is back with another crop of cool iTunes AppleScripts, guaranteed free, child-safe, and certified organic.
Do you have an app that makes your Mac experience unbelievably better? Here’s the lineup of programs that the panel of experts from our “Secrets of Mac Superheroes” series fires up every day on their own machines.
We asked some of the most knowledgeable users we know to let us in on a few of the secrets that help them make the most of their time and get the most from their Macs. Here are their tips for better browsing, mailbox management, and other ways to boost your productivity.
Whether you travel all the time or only occasionally, and whether you travel for business, pleasure, or both, chances are you bring a little tech with you. But if you ask 20 different Mac users what they take on the road, you’ll get at least 21 different answers. Our experts weigh in on the essentials for a mobile Mac.
SubEthaEdit can shave hours off projects—from building outlines and conducting group meetings to revising articles.
Add to your geek wizardry with three tricks—resurrecting lost print jobs, preventing server-log wipeout, and creating an iChat autoreplier—guaranteed to impress your friends and get you out of sticky situations.
Check out our guide to backing up your data. And we've got extra tips for Panther users.
Dantz Development's Retrospect backup software, the most popular of this genre, performs full and incremental backups of local and networked Macs and saves data to a wide variety of storage devices.
Although iPhoto 4 offers significantly improved performance and some useful additions, it still lacks features you'd expect from a serious photo manager -- especially since you now have to pay for it.
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