Don't-Miss Macs Stories
It may have beaten out HD-DVD in the bloody battle to be the high definition optical drive standard, but in the roughly year and a half since the format wars ended, Blu-ray DVD has yet to gain any real traction in the desktop computer realm. That should change in the near future.
Font sharing across platforms, and even between previous Mac operating systems, can be tricky. Here are some of the problems you might encounter and some suggestions on how to solve them.
There are many ways you can preview your fonts in Leopard or Snow Leopard. But sometimes nothing beats printed versions of fonts so you can peruse your fonts the way most people will see them: on paper. In this excerpt from Take Control of Fonts in Leopard, Sharon Zardetto walks you through printing font samples from OS X's Font Book.
Adam Berenstain walks you through the steps of creating a holiday newsletter in Pages '09.
By default, when you use the contextual menu to copy an e-mail address in 10.6's Mail app, you get not only the address, but the user's name and angle brackets around the e-mail address. This hint explains how to force Mail to only copy the e-mail address.
Despite what you learned at Sunday school, lying in the service of preventing spam is not a sin.
The Compilations tag and functionality in iTunes, the iPod, and the iPhone can be confusing. Here's how it all breaks down.
In this third part of our Design Basics series, Lesa Snider walks you through the concept of repetition.
Learn how to use an AppleScript to start a new Mail message from any application, in both OS X 10.5 and 10.6
Ted Landau runs into some problems using Spin Doctor to make audio files from his favorite LPs. And he's not the only one.
Learn how to move the documents drawer in BBEdit from the right-hand side of the window to the left-hand side of the window.
Everyone's favorite free DVD-ripping application for the Mac makes some major strides forward with the 0.9.4 release.
The vignette effect can add style to your photos. Here's how to create a vignette in Photoshop CS4.
You may have used Apple's Calculator to calculate a quick sum, but did you know it's got a lot more tricks up its sleeve? From converting units of measurement to taking advantage of the paper tape, Sharon Zardetto shares ten of her favorites.
Learn how to free a minimized window from the Dock using the Command-Tab application switcher in certain circumstances.