Don't-Miss Utility software Stories
Does deleting large files or defragmenting your drive really make a difference? Run some tests and find out.
A reader seems to be missing his OS X recovery partition after cloning one drive to another. Chris Breen offers a solution.
You don't have to keep your files in the cloud to get Dropbox-like syncing and sharing. Joe Kissell explains how to get started with BitTorrent Sync.
The venerable Keyboard Maestro can do a lot more than just open an app when you hit a keyboard shortcut: It can launch all sorts of different actions using all kinds of different triggers. Here are eight super-useful (and surprising) examples.
Ridding your Mac of unwanted antivirus utilities isn't always a simple matter. Chris Breen explains how (and when) to remove it.
iCloud is a black-box when it comes to document files: Normally, the only way access them is via the apps that made them. But there are ways to open that box.
When it comes to troubleshooting hardware and software problems on your Mac, the utility formerly known as System Profiler can be a lifesaver.
With a new year comes a looming tax date and the need to create records of where and how you spent and made money. Automator can help compile records of your whereabouts.
You've created hundreds of files using one naming convention only to discover that a different convention is required. Don't sweat it. With Automator you can batch rename them with ease.