Don't-Miss Input device Stories
Have a spare DualShock 4 controller? Why not use it to play games on your Mac? Chris Breen explains how.
Do USB devices disconnect when you attach an additional device? Mac 911 provides some powerful insight.
We've spent months looking at dozens of styluses with all forms, shapes, and nib tips. Here are our top 2013 picks for a great writing, sketching, drawing, or painting stylus.
iPad styluses come in all forms, shapes, and nib tips. We highlight the ones that are best for each task.
When switching to a Mac from another computer, you’ll likely worry about software compatibility. But don’t forget all your keyboard, mouse, and other external accessories. Here’s how to get that gear to work with your Mac.
You say your podcasts don't sound very good? It could be the equipment you're using and the techniques you've employed. Chris Breen has some advice.
Here's how to use a keyboard with your iPad, as well as a look at some keyboards made especially for that purpose.
Kirk McElhearn takes a close look at how the new transcription feature works in Dragon Dictate.
Normally, when you use the volume and brightness keys on your keyboard to adjust those output levels, your adjustments are made in whole steps on a scale of 1 to 10. But there's a keyboard shortcut that lets you adjust them more finely--and that keyboard shortcut has returned in OS X 10.7.4.
While it's easy enough to choose the proper keyboard for your Mac, what about the other keyboard--the one you connect to your Mac to make music? Chris Breen has some tips.
Here's an overview of the different types of microphones you can use with speech recognition software, how they work, and what might be the best mic for the way you work.
A reader asks "Why, oh why, do my Safari pages spontaneously zoom in?" Look no further than your index finger and what it's resting on.
If you've never used Multi-Touch gestures on your Mac, Lion's new emphasis on them may make you feel as though you're being asked to learn a new language. Which, in a way, you are. Here's how to climb the learning curve as smoothly as possible.
You have two Macs and one Magic Trackpad. How do you unpair from one and connect to another? Like so.