Don't-Miss OS X Stories
What's the Path Bar? It's the quickest way to see where a file is in your file hierarchy, and it often provides the quickest way to move the file, too. Here are five tips for taking advantage of this overlooked tool.
Is your cordless phone causing interference issues with your AirPort network? Change your phone rather than your AirPort settings.
You've bought a Mac! Now, how exactly are you going to get all your files off your PC? Joe Kissell lays out your options.
Your Mac’s keyboard makes it easy to type any of the standard characters—the ones used most frequently in everyday typing. But OS X lets you use hundreds of special characters that don’t appear on your keyboard’s keys. This video explains three ways to access special characters in OS X.
No, Mountain Lion's Calendar application doesn't come equipped with a holiday calendar (nor the schedule of your favorite team) but it's easy to add. Chris Breen explains.
Whether you manage remote Macs or just love delving into the nitty-gritty, you need to know about this command-line tool for Time Machine.
It’s a tough job, but somebody’s got to do it: find overlooked OS X tricks. Here’s a collection that probably includes items you’ve missed, too.
Getting rid of duplicates in Contacts, showing the hidden Library folder, and how to get started with AppleScript.
In the spirit of spring cleaning, we rounded up our editors' favorite tips for keeping their Macs tidy and organized.
When you suspect a hard drive problem, it's time to swing into action. Ted Landau shows you what to do.
CNet reports that a Mac with an Intel X25 series SSD may not be able to boot after installing OS X 10.8.3. However, updating the drive's firmware should help.
Mountain Lion's Spaces can make you more productive and efficient. Kirk McElhearn looks at why you should use Spaces, and how it can simplify your computing tasks.
Maybe you have a laptop want to be extra safe. Maybe you share a computer and want to keep some things private. Whatever your reason for wanting to keep some files or folders hidden, we found eight ways to do it.
When hard-drive disaster strikes, you need to start up your Mac from another drive to repair it. But, which drive? Take a few minutes now to prepare for emergencies.
The easiest way to access OS X's powerful Spotlight search technology is using the systemwide Spotlight menu. But chances are you aren't getting as much out of this menu as you could be. In this video, Dan Frakes show you a few tricks for making the Spotlight menu more useful.