Don't-Miss OS X Stories
Apple made whole-disk encryption of your Mac as easy as a few clicks, but there are a few warnings you should heed.
It's generally not a great idea to send email messages to the work addresses of those in your Naughty Joke group. Chris Breen shows you how to avoid doing so.
You've unwittingly created two Apple IDs and you'd like to merge their associated media and data. Doing so is not as easy as you'd imagine.
Chris Breen has shown you how to create mail merge documents in Pages and Numbers. He now goes on to explain how to print them in one go.
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.