1. Help
    January 29th, 2014 by Nick Mediati
    Use your smartphone to check your remote control batteries

    Most standard remote controls send signals to your home theatre gear using a beam of infrared light, which a sensor on your hardware picks up. You...

  2. Help
    January 29th, 2014 by Dan Moren
    Scheduling recurring events on iOS

    Reader Diane Williams has a recurring question: “I’m trying to schedule a recurring meeting that occurs each month on the first Thursday of...

  3. Help
    January 28th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    Move podcasts and playlists from one Mac to another

    In this week’s column, I examine two related questions about moving podcasts and music from one Mac to another while retaining metadata. I also...

  4. Help
    January 28th, 2014 by Nick Mediati
    Google may be the last calculator you’ll ever need

    Many of us rely on Google to find things on the internet. But what you may not know is that the Google search bar also makes a heck of a calculator...

  5. Help
    January 24th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to ‘play’ GarageBand

    In the past few weeks we’ve covered features of GarageBand that are helpful to non-musicians – GarageBand’s interface, creating ringtones and creating...

  6. Help
    January 23rd, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to block the web’s worst clutter

    Reader Andrew Locke has no lack of bad luck with unwanted web content to look at. He’d like to lock out some of it. He writes: “Over the...

  7. Help
    January 23rd, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    Tame your Twitter feed

    Are you following too many people on Twitter, or finding your timeline unruly and hard to keep up with? If so, you may have the Twitter overload blues....

  8. Help
    January 22nd, 2014 by Nick Mediati
    Never forget anything ever again with these 11 phone tricks

    I’ll be the first to admit: ‘Use your smartphone to remind yourself of things’ seems like a story that doesn’t need to be written....

  9. Help
    January 22nd, 2014 by Evan Dashevsky, TechHive
    FAQ: how is LTE-Advanced different from regular LTE?

    Just as many consumers are getting their first taste of speedy 4G LTE connections, carriers around the globe have begun pouring resources into building...

  10. Help
    January 21st, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    A tale of two microphones

    Reader Steven Solerno is a musician with mics in mind. He writes: “I’m glad you’re looking at GarageBand in Mac 101 because I’m hoping...

  11. Help
    January 20th, 2014 by Ted Landau
    Stop Adobe Reader from blocking PDFs in Safari

    The most recent versions of Adobe Reader install a new security feature. When in place, any attempt to open a PDF file within Safari is initially...

  12. Help
    January 20th, 2014 by Derrick Story, Macworld
    How to use Wi-Fi for an expert photo workflow

    Much has been written about the Wi-Fi capability of new cameras. But how do you integrate these features into a useful workflow? In part, the answer...

  13. Mac-in-Business
    January 19th, 2014 by George V Hulme
    Ten ways to prep for – and ace – a security job interview

    IT security pros with the right skills are in big demand. Last year, the unemployment rate for information security managers averaged 0.9 percent....

  14. Help
    January 17th, 2014 by Lex Friedman
    How Mac experts deal with their contacts

    It used to be, people maintained literal personal phonebooks. Books into which they scrawled the names, numbers and addresses of their friends and...

  15. Help
    January 17th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Get your groove on with GarageBand loops

    In last week’s Let’s Create a Ringtone lesson, I attempted to show you that even musical novices can get value from GarageBand. And many of you...

  16. Help
    January 16th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Turning two partitions into one

    Reader Sonya Jefferson tells a tale of two partitions. She writes: “I used Disk Utility to format a drive so that it has two partitions. I’d...

  17. Help
    January 15th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    Print an app list and control iTunes from the menu bar

    In this first column of 2014, I address how to get a list of apps on an iOS device, show some tagging tricks for multidisc sets, and offer suggestions...

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