Don't-Miss OS X Stories
You've gone to all the trouble to create a Time Machine backup. Maybe you should make sure it works.
If you have more than one account on your Mac you may occasionally need to share files between them. Here's how.
Disk Utility has a lot of talents, some less well known than others. Topher Kessler explores some of its more esoteric (though useful) features.
Perhaps it's been ages since you've used Migration Assistant to move data from one Mac to another. Or maybe it's new to you. Either way, Chris Breen offers helpful tips for its use.
Topher Kessler offers tips for dealing with a Mac that won't accept a password.
If you routinely switch startup volumes you may find trips to System Preferences tedious. Chris Breen offers an AppleScript to simplify the task.
If you haven't opened Image Capture, now's the time. Chris Breen presents six cool uses for this under-appreciated utility.
Lesa Snider drops the other shoe and reveals even more of Preview's powers.
The Mac's menu bar isn't as static as you might believe. With the help of the Mac's modifier keys you can make your menus more functional.
OS X's Keychain Access provides the avenue for managing and retrieving your passwords. Topher Kessler dives deeper into its password powers.
Removing the MacKeeper app is one thing, getting rid of annoying pop-up ads for it is quite another. Chris Breen offers advice.
By default, the Mac is pretty secure. But with the help of a couple of built-in options, you can make it even more so. Topher Kessler explains.
A reader seems to be missing his OS X recovery partition after cloning one drive to another. Chris Breen offers a solution.