Don't-Miss OS X Stories

How to easily batch-convert images to black and white

Chris Breen shows you how to use Automator to quickly convert color images to black and white.

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How to copy items between your Mac and iPad using AirDrop

With Yosemite and iOS 8 comes AirDrop support between Macs and iOS devices. Chris Breen shows how it works.

How to command your Mac with your voice

Chris Breen shows you how to create a voice memo on your Mac just by saying "Record me."

Capture the action on your iOS device with Yosemite

iOS 8 and Yosemite's QuickTime Player work hand in hand to let you capture you device's screen as a movie. Chris Breen shows you how.

How to use Handoff with your iPhone and iPad

Handoff is a great new iOS 8/Yosemite feature that lets you work with your documents on the best device available to you. Chris Breen shows you how.

Enable Enhanced Dictation for on-the-fly transcription

OS X's dictation feature works pretty well, but with a simple setting change, you can enable on-the-fly dictation, even when offline. We show you how.

Master your windows with Moom and Zooom

If you're still fiddling with title bars and thin window edges to move and resize windows, Moom and Zooom can make window management easier and more convenient.

Video tip: three tricks for printer management

OS X has some lesser known tools for managing printers and print jobs. Dan Miller shows you three of them.

Use the Finder's tags feature from the keyboard

The Finder's tags feature, new in Mavericks (OS X 10.9), can be useful. Here's how to take full advantage of it without lifting your fingers from the keyboard.

Bring a smile to your Macs and iOS devices by enabling emoji

Looking to spice up your social networking posts and emails with a few colorful icons? Emoji can help, and best of all, they're easy to enable on both OS X and iOS.