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Five hidden tools and tricks for Google Calendar

Learn more about this free calendar's powers--from helpful keyboard shortcuts to updating events via SMS--with these tips.

How to format a hard drive

This article will show how to format a hard drive using Disk Utility, a helpful application that comes with every Mac. It’s easy, and takes a few minutes.

The paperless (post) office

You don't have to be a big business to have your own mailroom. Joe Kissell share his experience taking his mail paperless with Earth Class Mail.

How to make your office paperless

Are you drowning in paper? Do you ever wish you could find important documents more easily? Joe Kissell shows how to make the paperless office a reality with these tips and some helpful, downloadable scripts.

Gmail Tips: 10 features to try now

Hidden customization features that make your Gmail experience better.

Automator workflow of the month: Easy voice memos on your Mac

Much as we all enjoy typing the kind of text snippets that make up our daily reminders and thoughts, it can be easier and more effective to record a voice memo on your Mac. In this month’s look at Automator, I demonstrate how to do just that.

Build an interactive worksheet in Excel 2011

Office 2011 brings Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) back to the Mac. If you haven't used VBA before, and don't know why you would, here's a good example of how simple and useful it is.

How to create custom toolbars for Microsoft Word 2011

You can make Word 2011's toolbars contain the commands you really use, some of which may be deeply buried in menus. Here’s how to customize your Word 2011 toolbars to fit the way you work.

Six ways to clean up your Mac

It's spring again, and with the new season comes the age-old ritual of cleaning out things you ignored for most of the year. If you're like most of us, this includes your Mac.

How to change a Mac's screen resolution

In this tutorial, Macworld's Roman Loyola shows each step towards customizing the screen resolution to a setting that you prefer.

How to make Gmail work well with Mail

Apple's Mail and Gmail don't get along very well, as anyone who has tried to use the latter with the former knows. They each take very different approaches to managing e-mail, but with a little configuring and planning, you can work out the kinks.

Mac IT Guy: the phantom printer

What happens when you disconnect a printer from the network, but one of your Macs still thinks it's there? Also: Connecting Macs to DFS.

Nine ways to transfer files from one Mac to another

If you have two Macs—for instance, a desktop and a laptop—you may often find yourself transferring files between them. You might also need to send files to friends or colleagues, and, in some cases, file size could make this difficult. Here are nine ways to get a file from here to there.