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In the quest for greater productivity, Mac users have an unlikely ally—the spacebar. Here are five things you didn't know the spacebar could help you do.
Sharon Zardetto shows how you can use help tags (formerly known as tooltips) to find the full name or path of a file in the Finder, get a quick summary of a help topic, learn all about a font, and more.
The unsung hero of the keyboard, the Option key can reveal alternative commands and unlock all sorts of hidden features. Here are five of Sharon Zardetto's favorite Option key tricks.
The Esc key has long been the “get me outta here” panacea for many things: canceling a dialog box, getting rid of a button-less splash screen, you name it. Here’s a handful of less-than-obvious solutions the Esc key provides.
Even when you know the basics of searching in Lion's Mail, sometimes an email message you clearly remember stubbornly stays lost. If a Mail search doesn't display messages that you know it should, it may be time to take action.
The Lion version of Mail includes useful new search features, but also adds complexity and confusion to the process of finding messages. You can locate the messages you want, quickly and easily, by following some simple steps and learning a few pro tricks.
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.
Protect your Twitter account from hackers with these three simple tips.
OS X's Migration Assistant can help you transfer data from one computer or hard drive to another, but it's not the only means by any means. Here's how to migrate data using a cloned drive, Time Machine, and third-party applications.
How do you get everything off of your old Mac and onto a shiny new one? OS X's Migration Assistant can help.
Running into trouble using the Lion version of iCal? You're not alone. Here are answers to common problems.
Looking for something? Lion's handy Spotlight menu offers new ways to work with your search results.
Think you're using all the shortcuts your Mac has to offer? How about text-expansion? Dan Frakes and Kirk McElhearn share their favorite ways to use text-expansion utilities to save both typing and time.
More and more, we rely on Web services as a matter of course. The key word is rely: We assume that the data we upload to, say, a photo-hosting account or blog will be there. But what happens when a service is shut down?