Don't-Miss Productivity software Stories
Two quick tips--one from an OS X Hints reader for copying events from one calendaring app to another, the second from a Macworld editor for quickly deleting messages in Mail.
If you regularly use public networks--such as those in airports or coffeeshops--to access the Net, you should know that your data is at risk. You should also know that private, commercial VPN services are available that will keep your data safe.
What do you do if a file won't expand or someone sends you a strange type of archive? Here are answers to frequently asked questions about working with compressed files in Mac OS X.
If you use Dropbox to share files with co-workers and clients, you might be surprised to find yourself running out of room on your hard drive. Here's how to find and delete the offending files.
By enabling you to insert frequently used snippets of text, clippings are one of BBEdit's most powerful tools. In an excerpt from his ebook Take Control of BBEdit, Glenn Fleishman explains how to use clippings to save time and keystrokes.
You might know Evernote as a great tool for clipping stories from the Web and collecting recipes. But you not have considered how useful it can be for business, too. David Sparks explains how he does just that.
Ted Landau laments the lack of full support for Rich Text Format (RTF) files on his iPad.
Why are you opening the same menus and submenus, looking for the same commands again and again? Access menu commands across apps with these time-saving tips.
If your Mac's storage space is dwindling for no apparent reason, a hidden iPod Photo cache folder may be the culprit. Use Automator to keep it trim.
Here's a primer for using the Reminders app built into iOS 5.
Scrivener was designed for writing fiction. But it turns out to be a great tool for business writing, too. David Sparks explains.
Wondering why iCal no longer allows you to create reminders (To-dos)? Cock a keen eye at iCloud.
iWork for iOS integrates fully with iCloud. Here's how to use it.
You can create shared Reminders lists with iOS 5 and iCloud. Then, you and others can add to and review the shared list--using Siri on the iPhone 4S, if you wish.