Don't-Miss OS X Stories
You happen to fire up Disk Utility and -- whu oh! -- you see that your hard drive has failed a diagnostic test. What do you do? Don't panic, says Chris Breen. But start planning for a replacement drive.
Mary Andrews is frustrated by Safari's small Bookmarks Bar text. Chris Breen offers a solution.
If you're distracted by sites that shove audio and video at you while you're trying to read, Chris Breen has a solution.
Automator has some great tools for combining PDFs as well as extracting text from them. Chris Breen shows you how.
If you like the quality and features of Blu-ray, and want to be able to watch discs on your Mac or convert them to other formats for viewing on other computers, all you need is a bit of hardware and software to make it all possible.
OS X's Hot Corners let you trigger actions when you move your cursor into a corner of your Mac’s display. Kirk McElhearn takes you through all the possibilities for this little-used, yet powerful feature.
You have the contents of a ripped DVD and see an empty AUDIO_TS folder. Do you need it? Chris Breen explains.
What with all the talk of governments accessing our email, some people would like to prevent that from happening. Chris Breen explains how to encrypt email with Apple's Mail.
You've tried everything you can to delete a message in Outlook 2011, yet the darned thing resists every effort. Chris Breen offers a solution that works.
Problem: You have events in Mountain Lion's Calendar application and would like to share them with your Mac running Snow Leopard. iCloud is out. Chris Breen tells you what's in.
The Mac App Store tells you that there's an update available for an application you own. Yet when you try to get it, no joy as you're informed that it's for a phantom account. Here's how to fix the problem.
Syncing an iPhone to a Mac is simple. Syncing an Android phone may not be quite as easy, but it isn't hard. Here's how to do it.
Few Mac users know how to make the most out of OS X's built-in Dictionary app. Scholle Sawyer McFarland shares five tricks for Mountain Lion.