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Old, unneeded files do more than just waste space. They can also slow down searches, backups, and other basic chores; sometimes, they cause crashes. Joe Kissell explains how to clean out the cruft.
OS X offers many tools that help you access things you use day in and day out, but there are also a number of ways you can quickly access items you’ve used only recently.
Moving to a bigger backup disk can mean losing all your existing Time Machine backups. Joe Kissell shows you how to keep what you've got while upping your space.
Sure, you can tint photos in Photoshop. But with InDesign you have the freedom to tint, adjust, and retint as often as you like, with only one linked image file to manage.
With Google real-time search and sites like Facebook and Twitter continuing to grow, it's more necessary than ever to monitor your online reputation.
Do you know how to display the date in your menu bar or how to reorder your Spotlight results? Kirk McElhearn shows you these fundamental System Preferences tweaks and more.
Here's advice on how and why to keep an eye on who is checking out your LinkedIn profile.
You use the Open and Save dialog boxes every day, but do you really know how to use them efficiently? Sharon Zardetto shares some of her favorite tips.
Ted Landau ran into some problems trying to get Adobe's Flash Player to work with an iSight camera. But he managed to find a solution after digging around the Web.
Time Capsule is on the blink? Joe Kissell will show you how to fix it.
We all like to think we're interesting. And on Twitter, that's often measured and validated by how frequently other people "retweet" your posts. Here are five tips to increase the odds your words get repeated.
In this last of our four-part series on design basics, Lesa Snider discusses the concept of contrast and why it's critical for good design.
Why would a perfectly good Mac mini suddenly refuse to boot? Dan Frakes takes you through the torturous path to the solution, which ended up being obvious in retrospect.
Twitter opens up a huge opportunity for self-expression, and part of that is undoubtedly visual. Chris McVeigh shows you how to create an original tiled (or patterned) Twitter background.
Even though different browsers excel at different tasks, it can be a pain to keep passwords, bookmarks, and more in sync. Joe Kissell shows you how to make the process seamless.