Tiger Secrets: Troubleshooting and Terminal

You don't have to be a geek to find these tips handy. Whether you're battling backup crashes on .Mac or searching for lost files, these tips on troubleshooting and Terminal will give you some clever ways to crack Tiger's code.

Tiger Secrets: Communication tools

Part five of our six-part series takes a look at TIger's core communication tools: Address Book, iCal and Mail. They not only keep you in touch with the world, but also provide the means to keep your busy life organized.

Tiger Secrets: Dashboard confidential

Dashboard—the Tiger feature that added the term widget to every Mac user’s vocabulary—gives you quick access to handy utilities such as traffic trackers, Stickies, and more. But if you’re not careful, dealing with all your widgets can become an unmanageable task. These tips should put you back in charge.

Tiger Secrets: Preview

Macworld sent in a team of specially trained spies to uncover Tiger’s deepest, darkest secrets. Our third installment deals with Preview. Tiger’s viewer application can do more than just perform basic tasks. It can also edit images, capture screenshots, display folder images and much more.

Tiger Secrets: Spotlight

Our second installment deals with Spotlight. From lost files to smart folders, our experts show you how to get the most out of Tiger’s potent search tool.

Tiger Secrets: System settings

The first of our six-part series deals with system settings. Whether you’re new to the Mac or a seasoned veteran, our experts have tips that will help you get the most out of Tiger.

Check It Out: Dreamy Photos

The Original Lensbaby lens attachment.

One-of-a-Kind Gifts

Turn your favorite digital photos into personalized gifts.

Software Bargains: Work the Web

From FTP clients to bookmark managers, from pop-up blockers to Web-site design apps, there are a lot of Mac-compatible Web programs from which to choose. But which ones do the best job for the lowest price? We’ve found a dozen inexpensive Web tools that should appeal to any cost-conscious Mac user.

Software Bargains: Stay in Touch

Your Address Book is a mess. You can’t make heads or tails out of your iCal calendars. And junk e-mail is holding your in-box hostage. But don’t despair—help is on the way in the form of ten software bargains guaranteed to improve your Mac’s communication powers.