1. News
    August 19th, 2014 by Gregg Keizer
    New Yosemite dev preview may herald public beta update later this week

    Apple released the sixth developer preview of OS X Yosemite, according to online reports. Developer Preview 6 appeared in the Mac App Store for registered...

  2. Scripts
    August 18th, 2014 by David Head
    Building a flexible date search in FileMaker Pro

    This is an intermediate technique that assumes you know how to create global fields and scripts. You may have seen our Hints and Tips article about...

  3. Hints & Tips
    August 18th, 2014 by David Head
    Searching for dates in FileMaker Pro

    One of the most common functions in a FileMaker solution is to find records. Often you may be searching for records that fall in a particular range...

  4. Mac-in-Business
    August 18th, 2014 by Anthony Caruana
    File sharing around the office and the world

    There was a time when file sharing meant handing a 720k Floppy disk around the office – what we affectionately called ‘sneakernet’....

  5. App Guide
    August 18th, 2014 by Michael Simon
    Notebook 4

    Skeuomorphism is a funny thing. On the one hand, there’s the pre-iOS 7 faux stitching and wooden shelves we all hated, garish replications that...

  6. Gadget Guide
    August 15th, 2014 by Ellen Wu
    Harman/Kardon Nova Stereo Streaming System

    The recently released Harman/Kardon Nova Stereo System has a minimalistic aesthetic at 165 x 160 x 114mm. In two compact translucent spherical speakers,...

  7. News
    August 15th, 2014 by Harry Tunnecliffe
    Apple releases updated Safari 6.1.6 and Safari 7.0.6 for OS X

    On Thursday Apple released an updated version of its Safari web browser for OS X, improving security when users encounter malicious websites. In reference...

  8. Help
    August 14th, 2014 by Topher Kessler
    Four Finder timesavers every smart Mac user should know

    For some users, ‘organising files’ in the Finder begins and ends with creating folders and moving files into them. But there are a bunch...

  9. App Guide
    August 14th, 2014 by Dan Miller
    Draft Control

    There are plenty of ways to keep track of changes made to a text document. You can use the track-changes tools built into your word processor (assuming...

  10. Help
    August 14th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Workarounds for deleted network aliases

    Reader Scott Coatsworth has an issue with disappearing shortcuts. He writes: I need to transfer files from my Mac to another on our network, so I...

  11. App Guide
    August 13th, 2014 by Dan Frakes
    Folderol

    Mavericks’s Finder tags feature offers a number of benefits over the older file and folder labels, but one of the drawbacks of tags is that items...

  12. Reviews
    August 12th, 2014 by Albert Filice
    Oyen Digital Shadow Mini

    Currently, there are only a handful of portable SSDs on the market with 1TB of storage capacity. Demand for such a drive isn’t huge, and they...

  13. News
    August 12th, 2014 by Harry Tunnecliffe
    New App Store sale, email campaign signal Apple’s productivity push

    This week Apple has launched a new email ad campaign, emphasising the productivity capabilities of the iPad. The campaign reflects a theme of productivity...

  14. App Guide
    August 12th, 2014 by Serenity Caldwell
    Flexiglass

    Flexiglass (Mac App Store link) is a neat idea for window resizing from Mac development company Nulana: it uses keyboard shortcuts and multitouch...

  15. Help
    August 12th, 2014 by Topher Kessler
    Beyond the basics: advanced Mac keyboard tricks

    If you’re like most Mac users, you probably don’t give your keyboard much thought: You press a key, it relays that key-press to your system, and...

  16. Mac-in-Business
    August 11th, 2014 by Ian Paul
    Yahoo Mail to support end-to-end PGP encryption by 2015

    Yahoo is following in the footsteps of Google and plans to implement end-to-end encryption into Yahoo Mail by 2015. Like Google, Yahoo plans to...

  17. Help
    August 11th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    iTunes: Moving your iTunes library, holiday specials and WAV vs AIFF

    It may be the cold days of winter, but questions to the iTunes Guy are still coming strong. This week, I look at three questions. I explain how to...

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