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Ted Landau recounts the tale of web-based PDF files refusing to open when saved.
If you get a lot of email, you know how hard it can be to spot messages from friends and family, or from your most important contacts. Mail's new VIPs feature can help whether you're using your Mac, iOS device, or iCloud mail.
When friends and family call you with Mac tech support needs, and you don't live close enough to pop on over to help, you need to know a few tricks for providing help without making you or them crazy. Lex Friedman can help.
Google has announced that, as of January 30, you won't be able to set up new iOS devices to use its Sync service to keep contacts and calendars synced across devices. What's that mean to you? Joe Kissell explains.
Plagued by duplicate VIP notifications in Mountain Lion's Mail? Dan Moren's got the fix for what ails you.
How often do you use your Web browser? If the answer is constantly, then a few choice tips could save you loads of time and trouble. Here are some for Apple's Safari 6.
The iMessage system allows you to send and receive messages to and from multiple email addresses and phone numbers. That's both a blessing and a complication. Glenn Fleishman simplifies it.
Mail has a bad habit of launching whenever an invitation alerts goes off. Here's how to prevent it from happening.
Being able to save and review conversations you've had in Messages is one of that app's most useful features. Glenn Fleishman has some tips on making of the most of it.
In iOS 6, Apple adds a few features to Safari that provide much-requested functionality, as well as some minor tweaks that improve performance. Senior Editor Dan Frakes takes a look.
When it comes to managing your email, Google’s free Gmail is easily one of the most efficient tools around. Here are eight tips for using some of its best features.
If Safari can't manage the kinds of task that other web browsers cheerfully perform, it's time to delve into the depths of Safari's Preferences window, so says Ted Landau,
Two-step authentication is all the rage these days, after high-profile security breaches. File-syncing service Dropbox is offering a preview build that lets users enable the feature, and Dan Moren shows you how to set it up.
Two quick tips for Mountain Lion, one for previewing graphics in the new Messages app, the other for quickly renaming bookmarks in Safari.
Enabling Google's two-step authentication comes with a few complexities. But it also might save your data from nefarious folks out to steal or delete it for fun.