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When browsing PDFs online, it's nice to read them in your browser, instead of downloading and opening them in Preview or some other app. Safari reads PDFs by default; here's how to make Google Chrome do the same thing.
Switching to Microsoft's new e-mail, contacts, and calendar program need not be traumatic, but it’s different enough that you may be disoriented at first. These tips will get you started.
If you use Facetime to chat with friends, here are a few shortcuts that'll make doing so easier and faster.
You say Mail isn't dealing with spam and come-ons the way it should? Perhaps it's not configured correctly. Here are steps (and additional tips) for dealing with junk in Mail.
When you think of Apple’s most intriguing applications, it’s unlikely Address Book springs to mind. But thanks to its close ties to Apple’s Mail and iCal as well as your iOS devices, it’s actually one of the applications you use the most. These tips will help you be more productive.
What to do when Mail constantly nags you for passwords.
Sometimes Safari will hang because a plug-in (commonly Flash) is hanging. Here's a way to make Safari responsive again without completely closing it.
Ted Landau offers up an assortment of bugs and fixes, ranging from iTunes 10 crashes to an issue with the mobile version of Safari to file sharing with iWork for iPad.
They say privacy doesn't exist on the Web--but that doesn't mean you can't try to safeguard your personal information.
DNS prefetching -- added as part of the Safari 5.0.1 update -- can occasionally result in slow performance, partially-loaded pages, or "cannot be found" messages for Web pages. Ted Landau takes a closer look.
Overwhelmed by information? Using Yahoo’s Pipes you can create your own custom RSS feeds that filter information from other RSS feeds, Web sites, and more. Glenn Fleishman shows you how.
Now that Safari 5 has been out for a while, we take a closer look at Safari's new extensions feature: how to install and use extensions, how to update extensions, and how to troubleshoot issues with misbehaving extensions.
We've scoured the Web and tested innumerable Safari extensions. Here are some of the most useful.
Wish Apple's Mail could do something? There might already be a feature for that. Learn how to take advantage of Mail's not so obvious abilities to efficiently e-mail a group, view multiple mailboxes at the same time, and more.
After installing Safari 5, Mail messages generated by applications like iCal or iChat may unexpectedly have a black background. Not to worry: Ted Landau has a fix for the issue.