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Ten fabulous Finder commands you should be using

Discover some of your Mac's most useful hidden menu and keyboard commands. All you need to make them appear is the right magic key: Shift, Option, or Control.

Secrets of the paperless office: optimizing OCR

OCR software converts document scans into searchable PDFs. But what settings and software will get you the most accurate results while using the least hard-disk space? Joe Kissell's results may surprise you.

What’s hot about OS X’s Hot Corners

OS X's Hot Corners let you trigger actions when you move your cursor into a corner of your Mac’s display. Kirk McElhearn takes you through all the possibilities for this little-used, yet powerful feature.

Eight easy ways to move between folders in OS X

Getting into a folder is easy: Just double-click. But what about getting out of that folder and going back to where you were? Here are eight ways to do it.

Five overlooked OS X system tweaks

The Accessibility preferences pane is packed with features for Mac users with limited seeing, hearing, and mobility. But did you know that some of its nifty features can benefit everyone?

Manage multiple social media accounts with your Mac

Don't get bogged down by multiple social media accounts. Take control with these Mac apps.

Five overlooked abilities of the Finder's Path Bar

What's the Path Bar? It's the quickest way to see where a file is in your file hierarchy, and it often provides the quickest way to move the file, too. Here are five tips for taking advantage of this overlooked tool.

Switch to Mac: Transfer your files from a PC to a Mac

You've bought a Mac! Now, how exactly are you going to get all your files off your PC? Joe Kissell lays out your options.

Typography for all: Demystifying text for high-impact messages

These text tips will help you add punch to your message.

How to take meeting notes that really work

We all have to go to meetings. Some of us have to take notes on those meetings. Here's one workflow for making sure those notes are as useful as possible.

Control Time Machine from the command line

Whether you manage remote Macs or just love delving into the nitty-gritty, you need to know about this command-line tool for Time Machine.

The seven best OS X tricks you're not using

It’s a tough job, but somebody’s got to do it: find overlooked OS X tricks. Here’s a collection that probably includes items you’ve missed, too.

Mac troubleshooting: What to do when you can't print

Few things are more frustrating than a document that won't print. Ted Landau shows you how to get the pages rolling again.

Recovering a lost Outlook message

Spotlight can find an email message that Outlook can't. Yet you can't open it. Unless, of course, you know Chris Breen's convoluted recovery trick.

Mac troubleshooting: What to do when you can't connect to the Internet

No connection? Follow Joe Kissell's steps to figure out what's keeping you off the Internet.