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Top 10 lessons for the new Mac user

Has someone saddled—er...generously bestowed upon you—a new Mac computer? If you need a little help getting started, Mac 101 can provide the assistance you need.

Switch to Mac: How to find your favorite Windows features in OS X

Moving to the Mac? OS X can do everything your Windows machine can—the trick is knowing where to look. In this Macworld video, PC World associate editor Alex Wawro explains where you'll find your preferences, how to access familiar programs, and more.

20 computer terms every Mac user should know

Puzzled by tech terms thrown around by acronym acolytes? Professor Breen sets you straight.

Type special characters in OS X

Your Mac’s keyboard makes it easy to type any of the standard characters—the ones used most frequently in everyday typing. But OS X lets you use hundreds of special characters that don’t appear on your keyboard’s keys. This video explains three ways to access special characters in OS X.

Mac 101: Dealing with the Dock

In this week's Mac 101, Chris Breen explores the intricacies of OS X's Dock.

Transferring Stickies from one Mac to another

Although you may be aware that Stickies still exists on the Mac, you may not know how to transfer a collection of Stickies notes from one Mac to another. You soon will.