Don't-Miss Software Stories
You've probably noticed it in the pop-up menu of the iTunes Store, but have you ever clicked on the iTunes U? If not, join the millions of people and expand your knowledge, for free.
Apple made a major change to the Security & Privacy settings that affects new software you want to run.
A reader wants to avoid duplicates after sharing calendars with colleagues.
We try out Microsoft's Power BI by showing how you can graph airline departure and arrival delays using this visualization tool.
Confused by iTunes? Kirk McElhearn is here to help.
A reader can't save a file that he's able to open in Excel.
Take several overlapping shots and then merge them into a panorama using Adobe Photoshop’s Camera Raw plug-in.
Windows 10 makes it easy to start over by letting you reset the operating system but keep your files and programs intact. We’ll show you how to find and start this feature.
A reader worries an iTunes conversion feature has been lost—it's still there, just obscure.
Can't figure out how to do what you want to do in iTunes? Kirk McElhearn can help.
Gmail’s advanced search operators help you find messages more quickly, even if you have a pile of them to sift through. Here's how.
Your USB drive isn't slow because you have too much stuff on it. It's slow because it uses a slow storage format like FAT32 or exFAT. You can re-format it to NTFS to get faster write times, but there is a catch.
Cortana wants to be helpful, but that means she can be nosey about what you're doing online. Turn off these settings to get her off your case.
A reader wants to customize the results of a Smart Album, and we found a workaround.
Apple doesn't provide an acknowledgement loop for email attachments sent by Mail Drop, and you can't "remove" files from Mail Drop either.
My 9-year-old came to me with a question about arranging photos in an album in OS X.
It's quicker and easier to get around the app and control it from the keyboard.
When iTunes is giving you grief, turn to Kirk McElhearn.
Use Lightroom's Pick and Reject flags to find the best pictures and get rid of the worst ones from a photo shoot.
Windows 10 makes it easy to start fresh by letting you reset the operating system and remove everything. We’ll show you how to find and start this feature.
iTunes includes a great way to have some captivating visuals when you're just hanging out with friends listening to your favorite music.