How to do a to-do list

Everyone has a to-do list. And everyone has a favorite way to handle it. No matter how you manage yours, your Mac can help. Here are some to-do list tips for Apple’s iCal, Microsoft’s Entourage, and plain old text files.

Managing with AppleScripts and Entourage

Looking for ways to streamline sorting, reading, and categorizing your e-mail? Dan Frakes is here to help you find the right AppleScripts for Mail and Entourage. How about using the project management features in Entourage to help you stay on top of things? Merlin D. Mann can help get you started. It’s all part of the fourth installment in our series on time-saving tips.

The inbox makeover

The key to managing important e-mail messages is to evaluate each one for the response it requires and then quickly convert that evaluation into action. What follows is one such system.

Secrets of Mac superheroes

We asked some of the most knowledgeable users we know to let us in on a few of the secrets that help them make the most of their time and get the most from their Macs. Here are their tips for better browsing, mailbox management, and other ways to boost your productivity.