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Combining If This Then That with OS X's Automator means you can notify yourself whenever something important happens on your Mac.
When you double-click on an attachment in Mail, what happens to that original attached file? What happens if you then edit it? The answer: It depends.
Think you have to pay $100 a year to get the full benefits of Office 365? If you play your cards right and know a few savvy tricks, you could get it for almost half that.
Need to keep track of who's doing what while collaborating on big documents? You could use a fancy version-control system. Or you could adopt the simple process that Joe Kissell and his colleagues came up with.
Recently, Chris Breen offered a couple of suggestions for coping with the loss of screen-sharing tools in Mavericks' version of Messages. Joe Kissell has some additional suggestions of his own.
You can't print directly from Office for iPad (yet). But, with a couple of extra steps and the right apps, it is possible to print Office documents from your tablet.
Can you get by without paying Microsoft's subscription fee? In some situations, you can.
Swap search shortcuts, customize the Favorites bar, redirect messages (instead of forwarding them), and other smart tips for Mail.
Chris Breen clears up some confusion from 2011 by readdressing creating mail merged email with Office 2011.