1. App Guide
    Tools we use: the best Mac apps for working remotely

    The Yahoos of the world may be eliminating telecommuting, but, the fact is, working from home is easier than ever. I work from home myself, so I’m...

  2. Help
    Getting started with Messages

    If you thought the only way you could use your Mac to communicate with other people was to send email messages, I’m about to brighten your day....

  3. Help
    Messages: Working with transcripts

    Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. Who said that? Let me scroll back in Messages to find the exact person. (Ah, yes, George...

  4. Help
    Getting started with Messages

    When OS X Mountain Lion first appeared, many veteran iChat users fired up the new Messages chat program, poked around a bit, and then quit it in despair....

  5. News
    Mountain Lion: What we know heading into WWDC

    With Mountain Lion poised to make an appearance at WWDC next week for developers and eager keynote followers alike, we figured it might be a good...

  6. Help
    Make Google+ Hangouts your new meeting room

    Google+ may not have taken the social networking world by storm the way Google hoped, but it does offer useful tools for the workplace and project-oriented...

  7. News
    Mountain Lion’s new features

    Apple’s summer blockbuster The integration of features found in Apple’s iOS (the operating system for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch) into...

  8. News
    What’s in a name? App overhaul in Mountain Lion

    Mountain Lion OS X will include a number of new apps that made their debut on iOS, including Reminders, Notes, and Game Center. But in order to further...

  9. News
    Messages beta ready for download

    Messages is now ready for Mac users to test drive. Shortly after announcing its planned Mountain Lion update for OS X on Thursday, Apple released...

  10. Help
    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...

  11. App Guide
    iMessage

    When Apple first launched the iPhone people wondered why it didn’t feature an iChat-style messaging service, allowing you to send free text...

  12. Reviews 1
    Apple iChat 6.0

    Apple first offered iChat in 2002, as part of Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar. Though I’ve tried iChat repeatedly with various releases of newer versions of...

  13. Help
    Picture-in-picture iChat presentations

    I’m scheduled to do a presentation with people thousands of miles away. They’re Mac users, so I was hoping that I could use iChat. I want to show...

  14. Features 6
    Mac OS X Lion: What you need to know

    The last time Apple updated the Mac operating system—2009’s Snow Leopard release—the most noteworthy changes happened under the hood. That’s...

  15. Help
    Nine methods to transfer files from one Mac to another

    If you have two Macs—for instance, a desktop and a laptop—you may often find yourself transferring files from one to the other as you prepare...

  16. Reviews
    DropCopy 1.6.8

    DropCopyis a nifty utility that takes advantage of Mac OS X’s Bonjour technology to simplify transferring files between Macs on your local network....

  17. Help
    Macworld Masterclass: Screen sharing with join.me

    One of the cleverest features in Apple’s iChat is the screen-sharing option that lets you view the desktop of another person’s Mac on your own...

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