1. Help
    April 7th, 2016 by Kirk McElhearn
    Nine ways to share files between Macs

    If you have more than one Mac, you probably need to exchange files between the two computers from time to time. There are lots of ways to do this,...

  2. Help
    March 18th, 2016 by Lesa Snider
    Understanding basic image file formats

    Chances are good that you’ve witnessed a wide variety of file formats flit across your screen, but do you really understand what they mean? For...

  3. Help
    March 16th, 2016 by Nick Mediati
    How to master Do Not Disturb on iOS

    Our smartphones have the tendency to ring or buzz at the most inopportune time – in meetings, at movies, while we’re just trying to get some #$%&...

  4. Help
    March 3rd, 2016 by Kirk McElhearn
    Get the most out of Finder views

    One program you use all the time is the Finder. It’s your Mac’s filing system, organisational structure, and overseer. We all know how...

  5. Help
    February 24th, 2016 by Glenn Fleishman
    How to boost your Wi-Fi signal without any tricks

    A frequent reader problem related to Wi-Fi – one I hear all the time as a result of having written books about Wi-Fi and Apple’s AirPort base...

  6. Help
    February 23rd, 2016 by Jeffery Battersby
    A primer in Profile Manager: payloads for OS X part 2

    This is episode 12 in our series on setting up and managing devices using Server’s Profile Manager service. You may also want to look at: A primer...

  7. Help
    February 12th, 2016 by Lesa Snider
    Seven Safari superpowers for creatives

    Apple apps are packed with helpful features. For example, both Preview and QuickTime Player include a multitude of superpowers of which many folks...

  8. Productivity
    February 12th, 2016 by Christopher Phin
    Why you should use your iPhone with a Bluetooth keyboard as your main travel computer

    With all the unsettling, unblinking zeal of a missionary, I want to try to convince you that something which sounds a bit weird is actually a great...

  9. Help
    February 11th, 2016 by Jeffery Battersby
    A primer in Profile Manager: Payloads for OS X

    This is episode 11 in our series on setting up and managing devices using Server’s Profile Manager service. You may also want to look at: A primer...

  10. Help
    February 9th, 2016 by Caitlin McGarry
    Switch from Facebook’s iOS app to Facebook on Safari to save battery life

    Facebook last October promised to fix technical issues with its iOS app that caused it to suck up tonnes of battery life, but despite those efforts,...

  11. Help
    February 5th, 2016 by Glenn Fleishman
    How to consolidate iPhoto libraries

    Steven Graeber just upgraded to El Capitan and wants to move his photos from iPhoto to Photos for OS X, but: Photos gave me an option of 5 different...

  12. Help
    February 5th, 2016 by Jeffery Battersby
    A primer in Profile Manager: OS X and iOS payloads for devices

    This is episode 10 in our series on setting up and managing devices using Server’s Profile Manager service. You may also want to look at: A primer...

  13. Help
    February 1st, 2016 by Nick Mediati
    How to eject a disk properly on OS X

    It is oh-so-tempting to just pull that flash drive out of your USB port when you’re done with it. But resist the urge! Unceremoniously disconnecting...

  14. Help
    January 28th, 2016 by Christopher Phin
    The complete, easy guide to backing up your Mac

    If, tomorrow, something goes wrong with your Mac or if it gets stolen or damaged, replacing the hardware itself is technically very easy to do;...

  15. Help
    January 22nd, 2016 by Kirk McElhearn
    How to adjust your Mac display’s resolution settings

    Macs ship with the display set at a certain resolution, and Apple defines this in the technical specifications for each model. But with Retina displays,...

  16. Help
    January 21st, 2016 by Jeffery Battersby
    A primer in Profile Manager: Payloads, profiles, and push notification services

    This is episode nine in our series on setting up and managing devices using Server’s Profile Manager service. You may also want to look at: A primer...

  17. Help
    January 19th, 2016 by Glenn Fleishman
    How can you exit a group Messages chat?

    It’s not unusual to find yourself part of a group chat you either didn’t want to be part of originally, or that you no longer need to be a member...

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