Don't-Miss Macs Stories
Snow Leopard's QuickTime Player won't display smaller movies at their native resolution. Learn a few different ways of working around this limitation.
Learn one possible method to restore messages that have gone missing -- not ones that you've deleted, but messages that really should be there, but simply aren't.
Want to experiment with the look of infrared photography without investing in the equipment or time? In the second part of our series, Derrick Story shows you how to fake it with iPhone apps and image-editing software.
Pariah Burke shows us how to turn a painting into a drawing using Illustrator's Live Trace feature.
Use a Terminal command to change the behavior of List Stacks in Snow Leopard so that they behave like Grid Stacks: Folders won't open in slide-out menus on mouseover, and instead must be opened with a click or press of the Return key.
Learn how to control what happens if you use Snow Leopard's new auto importer feature to automatically import photos from your digital cameras.
Learn how to set the background color for selected text (instead of the entire document) in TextEdit
To capture friendly sea turtles up close, Danny Allen put his regular Canon point-and-shoot camera into a waterproof case.
Learn two ways to see mouseover highlights when using grid and fan view Stacks in Snow Leopard.
The first time you launch a downloaded application in OS X, the system will warn you that the file was downloaded, and ask if you're sure you want to open it. This hint explains how to remove that warning from files you've already downloaded, and optionally, from all future downloads.
In 10.6, the system will send keys, such as Command-Tab, Command-Option-Escape, and others, to the remote machine during Screen Sharing sessions. This hint explains how to prevent that from happening, so that the special keys are interpreted by the local Mac.
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.
Safari and Firefox make great everyday choices, but sometimes you a specialist. Here are the best alternative browsers to help with specific tasks.
Learn how to permanently disable spell check in Stickies in Snow Leopard
Joe Kissell thinks either Apple Safari or Mozilla Firefox should be your default browser. But how do you decide between these two Web heavy-hitters? Take a look at their strengths.