Don't-Miss OS X Mountain Lion Stories

Cleaning up an ebook library with Calibre

If you've downloaded countless free ebooks you may find your library jumbled and difficult to deal with. The free Calibre can help, but not always easily.

Getting started with QuickTime Player X

In this week's Mac 101, Chris Breen walks his pupils through QuickTime Player X's media playing, recording, and editing features.

Automator workflow of the month: Easily encrypt folders

It's possible to create encrypted disk images with Apple's Disk Utility, but why bother when you can do it faster and more easily with Automator?

Editing and annotating images with Preview

Mac 101 returns from its holiday break with a first look at Preview's hidden powers for editing and annotating images.

How to capture your Mac's audio for free

Is something playing on your Mac that you'd like to record? Chris Breen shows you how to do just that without spending a nickel.

20 more technical terms every Mac user should know

By popular demand, Professor Breen returns to wade through the alphabet soup of common technical terms.

Missing Spaces? TotalSpaces could be the cure

If you long for Snow Leopard's Spaces feature, BinaryAge's TotalSpaces may restore the capabilities you miss in Mission Control.

20 computer terms every Mac user should know

Puzzled by tech terms thrown around by acronym acolytes? Professor Breen sets you straight.

What every Safari user should know

In his previous two lessons, Christopher Breen showed you around Safari's interface and preferences. He now offers some of his favorite Safari tips and tricks.

Bugs & Fixes: Users report Internet loss with new MacBook Airs

Ted Landau relays reports of new MacBook Air models that perform poorly with third-party routers.

Exploring Safari's preferences

Professor Breen continues his exploration of Safari with a look at its most helpful preferences.

How to extract audio from movie files

You have a movie that includes a great soundtrack that you'd like to burn to CD. How to? Chris Breen explains.

Getting started with Safari

In this week's Mac 101 lesson, Chris Breen introduces the Web browser you may very well be using to read these words.