Use OS X's Folder Actions feature to automatically get an alert when files are added to a specific folder, change the Finder labels when you put them in a folder, or unzip archives. Here’s how Folder Actions work, and how you can use them to save time.
In this installment of our Three-Minute Tech series, Kirk McElhearn shows how noise-canceling headphones work.
If you scroll to the end of a page or document in many apps in OS X Lion, there's a brief bouncing effect. If you'd like to get rid of that bounce, it's just a Terminal command away.
The iTunes Guy answers questions about metadata, sorting, and sharing.
Here’s a quick look at the types of audio compression used and how they work.
There are plenty of ways to share photos you take with your iPhone with your Mac, but none of them are especially quick or convenient. But here's a clever way to do it.
Low-price EMI Beethoven set on the iTunes Store shows the power of downloadable music.
Two quick tips--one from an OS X Hints reader for copying events from one calendaring app to another, the second from a Macworld editor for quickly deleting messages in Mail.
This summer's Mountain Lion update to Mac OS X will continue the trend of bringing iOS features to Apple's Mac operating system. Kirk McElhearn sees the move as Apple's attempt to bring iOS users into the Mac fold.
The iTunes Guy answers questions about syncing iOS devices with iTunes.
By classifying all kinds of videos as TV Shows in iTunes, you can make them easier to organize.
Kirk McElhearn has tried out a number of iOS backgammon apps. But only Backgammon NJ and FaceMe Backgammon stand out from the crowd.
If you have the Dock set to disappear when it's not in use, you can make it reappear by moving the cursor to the edge of the screen. But when you do that, there's a slight delay before the Dock actually reappears. Here's how to make it appear immediately.
The iTunes Guy answers iTunes Match questions about lyrics, artwork, duplicate tracks, storage, and more.
What do you do if a file won't expand or someone sends you a strange type of archive? Here are answers to frequently asked questions about working with compressed files in Mac OS X.