A new service called Audiobooks.com aims to help the heavy-listening crowd -- think of it sort of as Netflix for audiobooks. For $25 a month, you get unlimited access to its selection streaming of audiobooks. Kirk McElhearn takes a look.
Is the concept of the album doomed? Kirk McElhearn thinks we should expect more things to change than to stay the same.
Once you know the basics about services, OS X's underused shortcuts, your next question is inevitably: Where can I find more? Kirk McElhearn reveals four of the best.
If you want a light, comfortable wireless microphone for your Mac, the Plantronics Savi 440 is an excellent choice.
OS X services let you borrow features from other programs, saving yourself time and multiple steps in the process. Kirk McElhearn answers frequently asked questions about Lion's most underused shortcuts.
If iA Writer's minimalism agrees with you, you may find that it frees your mind to do what the best writing tools are designed for: writing.
iTunes Match doesn't work with audiobooks from the iTunes Store, but with a few tricks, you can get your other audiobooks uploaded in the cloud to enjoy. Kirk McElhearn explains how.
Dragon Express provides a handy, easy-to-use way to dictate occasional texts and transfer them to your applications
Here's an overview of the different types of microphones you can use with speech recognition software, how they work, and what might be the best mic for the way you work.
Is AppleCare worth paying for the extra coverage? What exactly does AppleCare cover, and how does it work? Here's a guide to AppleCare, to help you decide if you should buy this extended warranty with your next Mac.
iTunes Match's 25,000-track limit is the problem, says Kirk McElhearn, it's the way that Apple treats users with large iTunes libraries who want to sign up for the $25-a-year service.
You've probably noticed it in the navigation bar at the top of the iTunes Store, but have you ever clicked on the iTunes U link? If not, join the millions of people have and expand your knowledge -- for free. Kirk McElhearn explains how.
Kirk McElhearn takes a look at how the iPod has changed the way he -- and most others -- interact with their music.
You don't need to buy an expensive program to add comments or notes to a PDF. Here's how to use Apple's built-in application, Preview, to do it all.
While the PDF file format is a great tool for sharing documents, sometimes you need to use the text. Here are two ways to get text out of a PDF and into your word processor.