Don't-Miss Business Stories
Keyboard shortcuts can help you save time and keep your hands on my keyboard. Here are 10 of Kirk McElhearn's favorite shortcuts for the applications he uses most.
Wouldn't it be great if Address Book provided an easy way to export a select group of contacts to an Excel spreadsheet? You can make it happen with Automator's help.
You want to reduce your reliance on email, but the rest of the world still wants to send you 100 messages a day. How can you decide when to use email, and when to use other methods for communication? The experts weigh in.
Dreaming of the day you can leave the heavy laptop behind and give all your presentations from your iPad? Joe Kissell explores what's possible with the third-generation iPad and AirPlay.
Wish there was a simpler way to print documents, create archives, or add spotlight comments to project files? Kirk McElhearn shows you how to make automating your Mac as simple as putting a file in a folder with these three great Folder Actions.
Use OS X's Folder Actions feature to automatically get an alert when files are added to a specific folder, change the Finder labels when you put them in a folder, or unzip archives. Here’s how Folder Actions work, and how you can use them to save time.
Google+ Hangouts, the company's free online video chat technology, offers a simple way for people to get together and meet, no external software required. Here's how to get started.
Adding Spotlight comments to your files and folders can make it easier to locate those items later. Sound like more trouble than it's worth? Automator makes it a cinch with this one-line workflow.
Whether you use Google's Gmail service at work or for personal purposes, you probably have a good handle on the basics: organizing your contacts, sending emails...
Marco Arment's Instapaper service-and-app is a great way to save Web articles for later reading on your iPad. If you haven't tried it, here's a quick guide to getting started. And if you already use it, here are some tips for getting more out of it.
Mission Control provides a bird's-eye view of all your open applications and windows. Here are answers to frequently asked questions about using OS X's screen-clutter controller.
Sure, Google+ mixes some of best features of Facebook and Twitter into one social networking site, but is it really worth learning? David Chartier shows you how to squeeze the most out of the Google+ experience with tips and add-ons.
What do you do if a file won't expand or someone sends you a strange type of archive? Here are answers to frequently asked questions about working with compressed files in Mac OS X.
Seeking a way to easily open and save PowerPoint presentations in Keynote? This month's Automator workflow shows you how.
Find files faster by learning the basics, and then some, of using OS X's search engine