Don't-Miss Productivity software Stories
With the just-released 2013 versions of Numbers, Pages, and Keynote for the Mac and for iOS, Apple's made some serious changes in file formats, which could impact the way you work with those files. Ted Landau explains.
Launch Center Pro helps you get more out of, and do stuff more efficiently with, your iPhone or iPod touch. This week's video shows you how.
If you open an old Pages document in the new version of Pages, you can't open it again in the old one. And you can't send the file as an email attachment. Here are some suggested work-arounds.
iOS 7's Calendar app isn't going over terrible well with those who find its text difficult to read. Chris Breen squints at the issue.
iOS 7 now lets you view the contents of compressed files thanks to its new Quick Look feature in Mail. Associate editor Serenity Caldwell explains how you go about it -- and where you'll still have to use third-party apps.
It's not the first time the subject has come up, but some people are still unaware that with a single Terminal command you can cause iWork files to be saved to your Mac by default.
In this video, our third on getting more out of Objective Development's excellent LaunchBar utility, we show you how to take advantage of LaunchBar's new snippets feature to paste frequently used bits of text.
Running late for a meet up with friends or an appointment? Share a location securely and for a limited time period with smartphone application Glympse. It's a free download for Android, iOS, Windows Phone and BlackBerry.
A reader wishes to create and save styles (with colored text) in a variety of Apple applications. Chris Breen explains how it's done.
While some companies clamp down on telecommuting, the truth is that remote employees today can more seamlessly integrate with the office than ever before. Lex Friedman runs down the apps he uses to stay better connected with his coworkers around the country.
The Calendar app on iPhone is fine. But Lex Friedman thinks that the third-party Fantastical app is better. Here's a quick video overview of the app.
Problem: You have events in Mountain Lion's Calendar application and would like to share them with your Mac running Snow Leopard. iCloud is out. Chris Breen tells you what's in.
Wrap text in quotation marks, count words in selected text, create new folders, add dates to filenames, and toggle hidden files.
In his next lesson, Chris Breen shows those new to Mountain Lion how to get the most out of the Reminders application.
If you work with text, a utility like TextExpander is indispensable. Here are five ways Dan Miller uses it to save time and typing.