If you need to change your account's short username, Mavericks, like its OS X predecessors, offers a few options for doing so. However, each has its own advantages and disadvantages. We show you the why and how for each method.
If you're stuck in a jam and needed that old installation disc yesterday, you could turn to the Internet, if you're willing to accept the risks.
You have one Mac mini, two laptops, and an AirPort Extreme base station. What backup options do you have? Chris Breen suggests two.
A casual photographer finds that his 10,000-image library causes iPhoto to slow to a crawl. Chris Breen offers a way to kick it into gear.
Swap search shortcuts, customize the Favorites bar, redirect messages (instead of forwarding them), and other smart tips for Mail.
Bug-tracker Ted Landau returns to explore the case of the missing camera.
AppleScripts don't have to be pretty, they just have to work. For example, here's how Jason Snell wrote a script to grab URLs, parse them, submit them via the curl Terminal command, and more.
Chris Breen clears up some confusion from 2011 by readdressing creating mail merged email with Office 2011.
Are iOS 7's thin text, lack of buttons, and dynamic transitions hurting your eyes and your stomach? Here are several easy ways to make iOS 7 a little easier to look at, updated for iOS 7.1.
And that pro would be Chris Breen who's designed a scheme for directing current and future marketing pitches to a specific folder.
Hidden away in a contextual menu are a bunch of handy text-manipulation tools that far too many Mac users overlook.
Kirk McElhearn, the iTunes Guy, returns to answer your most puzzling iTunes questions.