1. Help
    May 6th, 2015 by Dan Frakes
    How to view the ~/Library folder in Mavericks and Yosemite

      Inside your home folder is a Library folder – commonly written in Unix syntax as ~/Library, which means “a folder named Library at...

  2. 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...

  3. Mac-in-Business
    July 2nd, 2014 by Juan Carlos Perez
    Dropbox for Business folders can now be shared in read-only mode

    Users of Dropbox for Business will now be able to share folders with colleagues without necessarily giving them rights to edit their content. Giving...

  4. Help
    November 2nd, 2013 by Al Sacco
    Ten simple iOS tips and tricks for iPhone/iPad newbies

    Just a week after Apple released its brand new iPhone lineup, comprising the high-end iPhone 5s and the mid-range iPhone 5c, the company said it...

  5. Workflow
    August 8th, 2013 by Anthony Caruana
    Storage breakdown

    How much data are you storing? Do you really know? And how do you share that data? Is it backed up? When you start thinking about all the different...

  6. Help
    July 30th, 2013 by Christopher Breen
    Automator workflow of the month: easily encrypt folders

    You can use Apple’s Disk Utility to convert a folder into an encrypted disk image – a protected archive that you unlock with a password. Such...

  7. Help
    July 23rd, 2013 by Kirk McElhearn
    iOS speed tips: launch and find apps like a pro

    It’s easy to launch apps on your iPad or iPhone, but once you’ve downloaded dozens, finding the app you want can prove a challenge. Here are...

  8. Help
    July 16th, 2013 by Lincoln Spector
    How to delete or move a lot of Gmail messages

    MLStrand56 had a Gmail question for the Answer Line forum: How does one archive or delete every email from a particular sender – or that matches...

  9. Help
    July 7th, 2013 by Lincoln Spector
    How to manage Gmail labels (and use them as folders)

    A recent convert to Gmail, RLConner asked the Answer Line forum about organising mail into what Google calls ‘labels’, although they’re...

  10. Help
    June 20th, 2013 by Kirk McElhearn
    Master the command line: navigating files and folders

    If you’ve been using a Mac for any length of time, you know that it’s more than just a pretty point-and-click, window-and-icon interface. Beneath...

  11. News
    May 24th, 2013 by Juan Carlos Perez
    Box buys iOS app to improve its own

    Box has acquired an unreleased application called Folders, designed to give iPhone and iPad users a mobile front-end interface for the cloud storage...

  12. Help
    March 15th, 2013 by Dan Miller
    8 ways to hide files and folders in OS X

    There are plenty of good reasons you might want to hide some of your files or folders. Maybe you carry around a laptop and you just want to be extra...

  13. App Guide
    December 16th, 2012 by Dan Frakes
    CustomMenu for Mac

    One of my all-time favourite Mac utilities was MaxMenus, a System Preferences pane that let you create multiple custom menus, each containing your...

  14. News
    July 23rd, 2012 by Ashleigh Allsopp
    iCloud emails in Apple iOS 6 beta 3

    Apple has released iOS 6 beta 3 to developers, alongside Xcode Developer Preview 3 and Apple TV Software beta 3. The third beta version of the next...

  15. Help
    January 12th, 2012 by Rob Beattie
    How to access photos from any device

    Store and synchronise 2GB of photos for free with Dropbox

  16. Help
    January 4th, 2012 by Christopher Breen
    Lend a helping holiday hand

    As appreciated as your presence and presents would have been during Christmas, I’d suggest sharing one additional gift this new year – your technical...

  17. Help
    April 27th, 2011 by Kirk McElhearn
    Five essential Mail rules

    If you’re overwhelmed by your e-mail, Mail’s rules can help. Use these simple yet powerful tools to sift through your e-mail and apply changes...

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