Don't-Miss Utility software Stories
Automator has some great tools for combining PDFs as well as extracting text from them. Chris Breen shows you how.
With a little Automator drag-and-drop folder action you can easily upload new folders to an FTP server.
If you work with text, a utility like TextExpander is indispensable. Here are five ways Dan Miller uses it to save time and typing.
What are the long-term effects of overheating on a Mac? Beyond warmer temperatures and additional noise from the fan working overtime to cool its operating environment, you can expect to see slower performance.
You've followed Chris Breen's advice for creating a digital signature in Preview yet your John Hancock appears vertical instead of the other. He offers two workarounds.
Boinx has released a tool to help with QuickTime component conflicts that may cause sandboxes applications to crash. Ted Landau explains.
Free utility Asus Ai Charger works a little black magic to make your iDevices charge faster.
World Backup Day may be a made-up holiday, but the lesson it brings is an important one: Back up your files, or risk losing everything. It's easier to get started than you might think.
Ted Landau relates the tale of a friend who fears he's lost every photo on his iPhone. Ted, naturally, came to the rescue.
Your Mac throws up an error that you've run out of application memory. Chris Breen shows you how to troubleshoot this issue.
If you're tired of leaving your important work documents at the office when traveling, take a hint from Chris Breen and make your Dropbox folder the default save location for your files.
You've filled out a PDF form in Preview and sent it to a colleague or friend, but they report the form's empty. What gives? Dan Moren's got the skinny and the fix.
Care to move a file on the Mac downstairs to the iPad on the third floor? No need to sync when a simple utility makes the job a snap. Chris Breen explains.