Don't-Miss Business Stories
Scrivener was designed for writing fiction. But it turns out to be a great tool for business writing, too. David Sparks explains.
There's nothing more irksome than losing an iOS app that works perfectly for you because a less-than-perfect update has replaced it. Here's how to protect yourself from such mishaps with Automator.
Make a New Year's resolution you can keep: Start backing up your Mac. And we're going to make it as easy as possible.
A document scanner can help you make the paperless office dream a reality. Here's what to look for when you're shopping.
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.
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.
Navigate and activate menus, and more, with the often-overlooked arrow keys.
Sure, you’ve nearly worn out your Mac’s Control key using it to open contextual menus. But did you know you can also add Control to common key combinations to access different commands?
Color laser printers offer great speed and reliability for demanding business and home users. If you’re in the market for one, we’ve got tips on what to look for.
What can you do with the Tab key? Zoom around the Finder and your favorite apps, among other useful tricks. Sharon Zardetto shows you how.
From hiding and quitting applications to transferring information between documents, the Application Switcher can help you throughout the day.
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.
With social media, it's now become possible to turn what was once a verbal gaffe behind closed doors into a public peccadillo -- and you're going to have to clean it up, fast. How you do that, and how you guard more vigilantly against future mistakes, is a process that should be made part and parcel of the way you and your company handle social media.
You know you should back up your data, but sometimes you just can't make the effort. Let Automator do it for you by archiving your calendar events and contacts once a month.