1. Blogs
    How Mac experts set up their desktops

    These days, I work on a 13in MacBook Air. On workdays, I connect it to a second display – a 17in ViewSonic monitor. My laptop serves as the primary...

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    How to make the most of Mavericks’ Finder tags

    Mavericks’ Finder tags feature gives you the ability to assign labels and keywords to your files and folders, which is a mighty fine thing if you’re...

  3. Blogs
    Get to know OS X Mavericks: design changes

    Apple’s latest updates to both iOS and OS X have largely banished skeuomorphism – design elements that imitate real-world counterparts. (The leather...

  4. Help
    Ten tips for managing minimised windows

    Do you minimise your windows with abandon, crowding your Dock with miniature documents? Do you rarely minimise anything, crowding your screen with...

  5. Help
    Missing Spaces? TotalSpaces could be the cure

    Reader Greg Zambo longs for a feature he once enjoyed in Snow Leopard. He writes: “I am generally happy with Mountain Lion, but I remember that...

  6. Blogs
    Hands-on with OS X Mavericks: multiple-display support

    With more than 200 new features coming in the fall, OS X Mavericks brings Maps and iBooks to the Mac, introduces Finder Tags and Tabs, and enhances...

  7. Features
    Switch to Mac: translating Windows to OS X

    Congratulations! You’ve made the leap from a Windows PC to the Mac. Now that you’re here, it’s no surprise that you might be feeling...

  8. Help
    FAQ: everything you need to know about OS X Mavericks

    Apple’s newest Mac OS, Mavericks, is still several months away. But if you’re itching for information, we’ve put together everything we currently...

  9. News 1
    iOS 7 concept boosts usability with widgets, mission control

    An iOS 7 concept released by designer F. Bianco offers a number of thought-provoking changes to Apple’s mobile OS, integrating widgets into...

  10. Help
    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...

  11. Help
    Inside the mysteries of Mission Control

    Early Mac screens weren’t cluttered. But then, early Macs let you open only one application at a time – and sometimes only one window! OS X’s...

  12. Help
    Make apps appear correctly in Mission Control

    With the switch from Snow Leopard to Lion, some users have reported a peculiarity in the way OS X handles multiple workspaces. (Those virtual desktops...

  13. Help 1
    Function keys

    After acquiring Minecraft and other games for my MacBook I have run into the situation where I need to use the function keys on the keyboard to use...

  14. Blogs
    Taming the Lion desktop

    Coming from Windows, the Mac OS X desktop can be a bit confusing at first. That said, the latest version of Mac OS X – 10.7, or ‘Lion’ – improves...

  15. Features
    Snow Leopard vs Lion

    The Snow Leopard version of Mac OS X released in 2009 was widely hailed by Mac users. The version was leaner, much faster and more thoroughly integrated...

  16. Help
    Auto-hiding applications in Lion

    Reader Harlan Lachman finds his Mac too cluttered for his liking. He writes: Is there any application auto hider (something that always automatically...

  17. Help
    More tips to master Mission Control

    Hints readers keep discovering clever Mission Control tricks. Once you enter Mission Control in Lion – either by swiping up with three or four fingers,...

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