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In which your humble author smacks his head against the desk in reaction to Outlook 2011's non-existent event syncing support (yet still provides a way to export events to iCal).
We’ve taken an extended look under the hood of Google Docs and uncovered 20 tips for getting more done by exploring some of the less obvious features in its word processor, spreadsheet, and presentation software—with a few hints for Gmail, too.
A reader seeks a way to easily move portions of e-mail messages into a word processing documents. Here are a variety of solutions for your consideration.
Do you want to share your calendar with others and sync your calendars across all your Macs and iOS devices—without paying for Apple's MobileMe? You can with Google Calendar. Lex Friedman shows you how to make the switch from iCal.
Pages doesn’t ship with any built-in label templates, but it’s actually easy to create and use standard labels with the program if you know a few tricks.
Gearing up for a new year creating superb spreadsheets? Rob Griffiths homes in one the three tricks you must know to get the most out of Microsoft 2011.
Sometimes, you want to find special characters like Tabs and Returns, but the program won't let you enter those characters directly in search forms. One OS X Hints reader found a way.
One thing that Excel can do that Numbers can't: Insert hyperlinks from spreadsheets to local files. But one Hints reader found a work-around.
Looking for a better way to take notes? Kirk McElhearn rounds up some of the worthiest note-taking iPad apps.
Sometimes you're forced to send Pages (or other iWork) files to Windows-using colleagues. Here's how they can view those files on their PCs.
Like nearly all aspects of Outlook 2011, the Office suite's mail program that replaces Entourage, Microsoft’s coders seem to have thought of everything when it comes to printing. Here’s a quick rundown.
Just made the switch to Outlook 2011? Take this chance to rediscover useful Entourage tools that made the cut.
Switching to Microsoft's new e-mail, contacts, and calendar program need not be traumatic, but it’s different enough that you may be disoriented at first. These tips will get you started.
Apple moved MobileMe Calendar out of beta last week, but after working with the software, Ted Landau thinks that might have been premature. He shares some tips from Apple before detailing his own experience with cloud-based calendaring.
Heading out of town? Take care of a few critical tasks--from backing up your data to setting up remote access--and you can leave your desk behind without a second glance.