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Ted Landau has a small problem with a folder that won't open. The fix is minor. The real mystery is what's causing it in the first place.
If you want unique icons for your desktop or for social networking, you can create your own by hand, as we showed in part one of this series. Today, in part two, Chris McVeigh shows you some freeware and shareware apps you can use to help with the process.
Can you have access to your AVCHD camcorder's files without an attached camcorder? Yes. Here are some options.
Finally making the switch from PC to Mac? Or just want to duplicate your Windows iTunes library in OS X? Kirk McElhearn shows you how to do it.
There are many reasons why you'd want unique icons. Whatever the reason, Chris McVeigh walks you through some simple steps in this first of a two-part series on icon creation and customization.
Where's the best place to store video? iPhoto? iMovie? iTunes? It depends.
Because iTunes has a number of similar-sounding options and installs a number of similar-sounding iTunes-related files on your drive, it may not be self-evident how to go about moving your music library. Don't worry -- Ted Landau shows you how to avoid trouble when moving your iTunes library.
A lot of time -- and money -- has gone into building your iTunes library. Christopher Breen helps you keep your investment safe with these tips and techniques.
If you use Illustrator, you'll want to know how to use the Gradient Mesh feature. Part one of this two-part series reviews the basic principles of gradient mesh. Part two shows you easy keyboard shortcuts.
You can search your Safari bookmarks and history right from the menu bar, but how to do so isn't obvious.
If you use Illustrator, you'll want to know how to use the Gradient Mesh feature. Part one of this two-part series reviews the basic principles of gradient mesh.
Rob Griffiths shares a collection of older Mac OS X Hints tips that he finds useful and/or interesting. All still work in 10.5 and 10.6, too!
Have you ever seen Time Machine get stuck during a backup run -- constantly showing a tiny percentage completion, for instance? If so, this hint may help; it explains how to gracefully exit that situation, using two simple Terminal commands.
iTunes offers three different views, some of which work better for different types of content. Kirk McElhearn looks at the different options.
Learn how to make ScreenFlow's icons disappear while recording screen movies.