Don't-Miss Productivity Stories
Another week, another Google Reader alternative. Will Taptu live up to the promise? (Hint: no).
Your Mac’s keyboard makes it easy to type any of the standard characters—the ones used most frequently in everyday typing. But OS X lets you use hundreds of special characters that don’t appear on your keyboard’s keys. This video explains three ways to access special characters in OS X.
Yahoo and Apple may be the latest superhero team-up to hit Silicon Valley, while Apple could be considering plans to space-ify its retail stores. And Steve Jobs's life is translated into yet another genre.
After an extended test drive, a longtime Reader addict finds Feedly to be a more-than-serviceable replacement.
Web-based filing may tempt you, but more complex financial situations require full-fledged software.
Even if you won't miss Google Reader, its untimely demise should leave you worried about the future of other Google products.
Your Mac, your iPad, your iPhone--are they all drowning in apps? If you can barely navigate your home screen, it may be time to find and delete apps you don't use often.
Tired of wondering where the documents that get lost on your hard drive go? Despite a few minor kinks, Doo brings powerful search to your Mac, coupled with interesting cloud features and excellent ease of use.
The easiest way to access OS X's powerful Spotlight search technology is using the systemwide Spotlight menu. But chances are you aren't getting as much out of this menu as you could be. In this video, Dan Frakes show you a few tricks for making the Spotlight menu more useful.
Have an idea for a mobile app, but lack the development chops? AppMachine can help.
Video service offers easy, affordable identity and branding for individuals and small companies who publish on YouTube.
BitTorrent asked Thursday for crowd-sourcing ideas from its more than 100 million users for a new program for file sharing across multiple computers called Sync.
Automation and scripting expert Ben Waldie explains how to mark tons of messages as read at once, to save messages as PDFs, and to reposition Mail's window when you plug in an external monitor.
This software tool makes it easy to find messages in extremely large Apple Mail archives.
Why does iCloud have to make it so cumbersome to share files between apps and people? Dan Moren thinks that it's time Apple made a push to share and share alike.