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Eight steps to better holiday cards, books, and calendars in iPhoto

Get a jump start on your holiday projects by using iPhoto to design and print one-of-a-kind cards, books, and more. These tips will help you avoid some of the common pitfalls.

Get better prints

No matter how much you enjoy taking digital photos and sharing them electronically, there’s something special about photos that you hold in your hand. These days, it’s popular to let someone else make prints for you. But there are advantages to printing your photos.

Solve inkjet printer problems

Troubled by blurry prints or strange colors? Try these solutions to common printer frustrations.

Bugs & Fixes: What bugs Mac OS X 10.6.2 tackles

The Mac OS X 10.6.2 update fixes several bugs that Ted Landau looked at in previous columns. Here's a rundown of what the updated OS addresses.

How to print 35mm slide scans

A quick trick for printing high resolution scanned 35mm slides larger than their original, tiny size.

Printing mailing labels

No need to search for a special tool to print address labels. The tool is built into OS X.

Design basics: The alignment analysis

You don't need a degree in graphic design to create great-looking documents. You just have to follow a few simple rules. Today we learn about alignment.

Bugs & Fixes: Ethernet-networked printers and Snow Leopard

After upgrading to Snow Leopard, Ted Landau's trusty old HP LaserJet 4000N no longer responded to Print requests from his Mac. Here's how he tackled the problem. Plus: a bonus look at the low ink level warning in OS X 10.6.

How to tell if your printer is costing you money

If you're not careful, your printer might be stealing your money. PC World identifies five of the most common ways a printer can be costlier than you might realize.

Solve printer woes

Printer on the blink? In this three-part series, Ted Landau shows you how to solve common printer problems.

Three perplexing printer problems

Whether your printer keeps disappearing from the Print dialog box or you've tried everything and there's still no freshly printed document on your printer tray, Ted Landau can help.

Fix printer queue glitches

When your printer won't print, sometimes you'll try the basics with no results. Whether your printer's Dock icon is bouncing endlessly or it says you're stuck at "connecting," here's how to troubleshoot problems with your printer queue.

Printer troubleshooting basics

Printing a document is usually one of the easiest things you can do on a Mac...that is, unless your printer refuses to print. In the first part of this three-part troubleshooting series, Ted Landau shows you what steps to start with.