Keyboard-based launching utilities can be a real time saver, once you get the hang of them. Here's how four popular options (Launchbar, Alfred, Butler, and Quicksilver) stack up.
No longer in beta, your own private cloud stays free for all but adds extra conveniences if you're willing to pay.
You don't have to keep your files in the cloud to get Dropbox-like syncing and sharing. Joe Kissell explains how to get started with BitTorrent Sync.
If you've ever felt the pain of accidentally copying over something important on your clipboard, you need a clipboard manager. We round up the top options for this essential Mac utility, including launchers that serve double-duty.
If you're experiencing weird glitches with your Mac, this troubleshooting step may help. Joe Kissell explains when and how to zap your NVRAM.
Make it your goal to employ Joe Kissell's text techniques in the coming year.
Does deleting large files or defragmenting your drive really make a difference? Run some tests and find out.
Much can be said over the phone or in email, but sometimes a face-to-face interaction is best. Joe Kissell outlines the best ways to do that with your Mac.
This updated presentation tool gives Keynote a run for its money.
You don't really need 18 cloud accounts.
A meticulous backup strategy actually backfired on Joe Kissell recently, eating up half of his family's monthly bandwidth in just a week. Here's how he coped—brother, can you spare a byte?
If you do the same things over and over, day after day, why not automate them using tools like Keyboard Maestro and TextExpander? Here are ten fast solutions for ten common tasks.
A good backup plan should include a bootable duplicate. We tell you the best app for the task.
When you hit the road to deliver important presentations, things are bound to go wrong eventually. But when they do, you can still wow the crowd if you've brought the right stuff. Here's what Joe Kissell packs in his emergency tool-kit.
Too often, we still think of presentations as one-slide-after-another. But Joe Kissell has some tips for making them practically seamless and cinematic.
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