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How to eject a disk properly on OS X

How to eject a disk properly on OS X

New to the Mac? Don't just yank that flash drive out! Here's how to eject a disk the right way.

01/29/2016

How to delete apps on your Mac

How to delete apps on your Mac

New to the Mac? Removing an app from your computer is easier than you think.

01/01/2016

How to change your Mac's default Web browser and email app

How to change your Mac's default Web browser and email app

Sick of Safari and Mail? Changing your default browser and email client on OS X is easy.

12/28/2015

How to take screenshots on your Mac

How to take screenshots on your Mac

OS X comes with some powerful and useful tools for taking screenshots. Here's how to master them.

10/12/2015

Power tips for managing files in Apple’s Finder

Power tips for managing files in Apple’s Finder

You're already doing most of your file management in the Finder--now add some hotkeys and modifiers to make it even easier.

04/07/2015

20 keyboard shortcuts that can make you a more powerful Mac user

20 keyboard shortcuts that can make you a more powerful Mac user

Handy as a mouse or trackpad can be, you often work faster with the press of a key or two. Chuck La Tournous presents the keyboard shortcuts you should know.

02/12/2015

Mac 101 wrap-up: Panic optional

Mac 101 wrap-up: Panic optional

After some 68 lessons, Professor Breen closes the book on Mac 101 and issues this, his commencement address.

02/13/2014

GarageBand: The finer (and final) points

GarageBand: The finer (and final) points

Maestro Breen reaches the double-bar in his look at GarageBand.

02/06/2014

GarageBand for guitar players

GarageBand for guitar players

In this week's music lesson, bandleader Breen shows you how to make the most of your guitar or bass with GarageBand 10.

01/30/2014

How to 'play' GarageBand

How to 'play' GarageBand

One of GarageBand's finest features is its ability to act as a great mimic of real instruments. With a Mac and musical keyboard you've got an orchestra at your fingertips.

01/23/2014

Get your groove on with GarageBand loops

Get your groove on with GarageBand loops

Maestro Breen returns with another Mac 101 lesson. This time: Creating musical grooves by layering together GarageBand loops.

01/16/2014

Creating ringtones with GarageBand

Creating ringtones with GarageBand

Though you may claim to lack the musician gene, you can still use GarageBand for Mac to create dynamic (and free) ringtones. Chris Breen explains how.

01/09/2014

Getting started with GarageBand

Getting started with GarageBand

GarageBand, the iLife application avoided by the greatest number of people, is actually a perfectly wonderful tool for nonmusicians as well as for the tunefully inclined. Professor Breen explains all.

01/02/2014

Top 10 lessons for the new Mac user

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.

12/26/2013

Making the most of iMovie's lesser-known features

Making the most of iMovie's lesser-known features

Professor Breen wraps up his 'Getting Started With iMovie 10' series by examining a handful of features you may never have touched (but should).

12/19/2013

Exploring iMovie's editing options

Exploring iMovie's editing options

Professor Breen returns to dig into iMovie's more intricate editing options--the options that will help you make better-looking movies.

12/12/2013

How to create iMovie 10 trailers

How to create iMovie 10 trailers

iMovie 10 can help you make your movies short, sweet, and exciting with the trailers feature. Chris Breen explains all.

12/05/2013

Constructing an iMovie project

Constructing an iMovie project

The holidays are upon us, which means that many of us will be shooting our relatives and friends (with a camera, people, with a camera). Professor Breen shows you how to turn that footage into a respectable iMovie 10 video.

12/02/2013

Importing media into iMovie 10

Importing media into iMovie 10

Professor Breen returns with the second part of his iMovie 10 tutorial to explain how to bring media into iMovie 10.

11/21/2013

Getting started with iMovie 10

Getting started with iMovie 10

Mac 101 returns to discuss the workings of iMovie 10. In this lesson Professor Breen walks you through iMovie's interface.

11/14/2013

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