Joe KissellSenior Contributor, Macworld

Joe Kissell is a senior editor of TidBits and the author of numerous ebooks in the Take Control series, including the just-published Take Control of Apple Mail.

Buying Guide: Document scanners

A document scanner can help you make the paperless office dream a reality. Here's what to look for when you're shopping.

Solve Mail search problems

Even when you know the basics of searching in Lion's Mail, sometimes an email message you clearly remember stubbornly stays lost. If a Mail search doesn't display messages that you know it should, it may be time to take action.

How to find Mail messages in Lion

The Lion version of Mail includes useful new search features, but also adds complexity and confusion to the process of finding messages. You can locate the messages you want, quickly and easily, by following some simple steps and learning a few pro tricks.

Tame Lion’s Mail

Joe Kissell shares tips, tricks, and less-than-obvious new features for Apple’s email program.

How to print from an iPad

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If you're going to use the iPad as a real work tool, you'll want to print. There are a couple of ways to do it; Joe Kissell has the low-down on their pros and cons.

How to back up your Gmail

Are you one network outage away from losing all your email archives? Joe Kissell shows you how to minimize your chances of losing email by backing up the contents of your Gmail account.

iPad Power: How to print

If you're going to use the iPad as a real work tool, you'll want to print. There are a couple of ways to do it; Joe Kissell has the low-down on their pros and cons.

How to edit spreadsheets on an iPad

It's a cinch to view spreadsheets on your iPad, but when you want to create or edit them, things get a bit more complicated. Joe Kissell sums up what you need to know.

The paperless (post) office

You don't have to be a big business to have your own mailroom. Joe Kissell share his experience taking his mail paperless with Earth Class Mail.

How to make your office paperless

Are you drowning in paper? Do you ever wish you could find important documents more easily? Joe Kissell shows how to make the paperless office a reality with these tips and some helpful, downloadable scripts.

The iPad at work: Editing Office docs

You can import documents in Microsoft Office formats to your iPad. But how much can you do to them?

The iPad at work: Annotating PDFs

There are all kinds of ways to import and read PDFs on Apple's tablet. But marking them up is another thing altogether.

Why Time Machine isn't enough for backup

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Since its introduction as part of OS X 10.5 Leopard in 2007, Time Machine has given Mac users an easy way to back up and restore files. From the beginning, though, Time Machine’s design has made it less than ideal for certain backup needs. As time has passed, backup products have evolved. How does Time Machine compare to the competition today?

Office apps showdown: Presentations

Which program is better for business presentations: Keynote '09 or PowerPoint 2011? To find out, Joe Kissell uses them both to create the same presentation.

Why Time Machine isn't enough for backup

From the beginning, though, Time Machine’s design has made it less than ideal for certain backup needs. As time has passed, backup products have evolved. How does Time Machine compare to the competition today?