Don't-Miss OS X Mountain Lion Stories

Pundit Showdown live!

Philip Michaels returns to host another zany Pundit Showdown from the Macworld Live stage. Guests include Jeff Carlson, Armando Rodriguez, Erik Malinowski, and Jessie Char.

Configuring your Mac's network settings

If you want your Mac to enjoy all that the Internet offers, you need to configure its network settings. Christopher Breen walks you through it.

Making Dropbox your default folder

If you're tired of leaving your important work documents at the office when traveling, take a hint from Chris Breen and make your Dropbox folder the default save location for your files.

How to synchronize email signatures

The puzzle: How to synchronize a slew of Mail signatures from an old Mac to a new one. Chris Breen provides the solution.

Setting up email on your Mac

In this week's Mac 101, Chris Breen teaches you how to use the Mail, Contacts & Calendars system preference to configure email accounts.

Solving the mystery of the empty PDF form

You've filled out a PDF form in Preview and sent it to a colleague or friend, but they report the form's empty. What gives? Dan Moren's got the skinny and the fix.

How to create redundant Time Machine backups

Mountain Lion makes it easier to create multiple Time Machines backups. Chris Breen explains how.

The printing primer

Last week, Mac 101 delved into printer preferences. This week, we turn to printing options within applications.

Automator workflow of the month: Easy email replies

You have a message that contains multiple email addresses in the message body and you'd like to compose a message to those individuals. Here's a way to automate this chore.

The printer primer

This week's Mac 101 lesson addresses setting printers on your Mac.

Reminders: How to quickly schedule tasks on your Mac

The Reminders app built into Mountain Lion includes a hidden method for more quickly scheduling new to-do list entries. Lex Friedman explains.

Sound and vision: The Sound and Displays system preferences

In this week's Mac 101, Chris Breen dives deep into the Mac's Sound and Displays system preferences.

How to set up iCloud

Just got a new Mac, iPhone, iPad, or iPod, and want help setting up iCloud across all your devices? Here's the how-to for you.

Notes on notifications

In this week's Mac 101, Chris Breen explores the workings of Mountain Lion's Notification Center.

The Mac's linguistic tricks

Mac 101 marches on through the personal system preferences. This week, Chris Breen examines the many talents of the Language & Text preference.