1. Help
    June 10th, 2012 by Kirk McElhearn
    Customise Shortcuts for Mission Control and Dashboard

    You probably know that you can choose keyboard shortcuts for Mission Control and Dashboard in the Mission Control pane of System Preferences. But...

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    November 19th, 2011 by Sharon Zardetto, Macworld
    Six surprising uses for Application Switcher

    You’ve probably got the basics of the Application Switcher down pat by now: Press Command-Tab to see a bar full of running-application icons and...

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    March 12th, 2011 by Dan Miller
    Hints: Hide the Help window

    Hints reader vczilla discovered a solution to one of OS X’s most vexing features: When you summon Help in almost any Mac app, the Help Viewer window...

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    February 28th, 2011 by Ziv Kitaro
    Create a killer app for iOS

    People imagine that it’s pretty easy to create a bestselling app like Angry Birds. On the surface, Angry Birds looks childish. Describing it is...

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    February 22nd, 2011 by Keir Thomas
    Google Docs secrets: 20 power tips

    If you haven’t looked at Google Docs recently, now’s a good time to check it out. The office suite, which works entirely within a browser window,...

  6. Help
    Six unexpected uses for tooltips

    Tooltips—those little yellow rectangles of information that pop up when you hover your cursor over something—do more than just describe the...

  7. Help
    Customise iMovie’s titles

    iMovie '09 offers several pre-made designs for titles that overlap your video, from basic centred text to animated concoctions like Sideways...

  8. Help
    Basic photo editing tricks with layers

    Do you edit your digital photos using layers? If not, you're missing out on the single most powerful tool in your photo editing repertoire. Layers...

  9. Help
    Troubleshooting a missing Apple TV

    If your Apple TV has stopped showing up under the Devices heading in iTunes' sidebar, there are a few things to check.

  10. Help
    Five System Preference tweaks everyone should know

    Mac OS X’s System Preferences program is the one-stop shop for customizing many aspects of your operating system. Open System Preferences by choosing...

  11. Help
    Five secrets of Open and Save dialog boxes

    It’s easy to never go beyond the basics of Open and Save dialog boxes, despite their being perhaps the most-used feature of the Mac interface....

  12. Help
    Create your own navigation bar in iWeb

    You might think you can’t fully customise iWeb’s themes. You can, but it's not easy. It involves making extensive changes to documents inside the...

  13. Help
    Using a long exposure to show motion

    Reader Tim Sorrells captured this blurred image of a rushing stream with his Nikon D300S. The shot is of Wildcat Creek which cascades down the mountains...

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    Optimize photos for your digital scrapbook

    Your photos are the centrepiece of your digital scrapbooking pages, giving your friends and family a sense of what you felt that day. The vibrant...

  15. Help
    Simple ways to save when you print

    Excellent printers cost only a pittance these days—you can get a good laser printer for around $100 and an all-in-one printer/scanner for less...

  16. News
    iPhone Hints: Give thanks for the iPhone’s physical controls

    In this week's super-sized edition of iPhone hints we give thanks for the few, the proud, the useful—the iPhone’s physical controls.

  17. Help
    Store photos outside of iPhoto’s library

    Despite its powerful cataloging tools and easy-to-use editing features, many users are still nervous about committing their photo library to iPhoto....

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