Don't-Miss OS X Stories
With Mavericks Apple changed QuickTime so that it no longer supports some third-party video plugins. However, as Chris Breen explains, there are still ways to play your old QuickTime-unfriendly movies.
Ted Landau returns to laud DiskWarrior--a tool many Mac troubleshooters have as a vital tool in their arsenal.
After some 68 lessons, Professor Breen closes the book on Mac 101 and issues this, his commencement address.
A reader suggests that there's a keyboard shortcut for resetting Safari. Chris Breen isn't so sure but shows you how to make one.
One of OS X's most-useful features is the capability to save any printable document, webpage, or file as a PDF. This week's video shows you some nifty ways to get more out of this feature.
If you're tired of your computer demanding a password every time you try to drag a file to it, follow these steps for making your Mac more accommodating.
Having trouble with Mail in Mavericks? You're not alone. A new support document from Apple suggests one way you might be able to get the app to retrieve new mail, but your mileage may vary.
Finding your Mac awash in files you may or may not need? Here's some advice for reducing disk clutter to make searching faster, backups easier, and your mind more peaceful.
You've created two partitions on a drive and now think better of it. What's the best way to turn two to one?
You want to record a duet or podcast with GarageBand and have two USB microphones on hand. How's it done? Chris Breen reveals all.
If Adobe Reader is preventing you from opening PDF files in Safari you'll want to check out the latest from Bugs & Fixes fixer, Ted Landau.
We asked five experts to talk about how they handle their contacts. Here’s a look at the many ways they get the job done.
You've created two partitions on a drive and now think better of it. What's the best way to turn two to one? Chris Breen offers advice.
Is your relationship with your Mac all work and no play? Try these tips for customizing OS X to add a little whimsy to your day.