1. App Guide
    March 27th, 2015 by Joe Kissell
    Choosing the right launcher for your Mac

    If you’re still manually digging around in folders looking for apps to launch and documents to open, it’s time to stop. You can save tremendous...

  2. News
    January 12th, 2015 by Loek Essers
    OS X Spotlight Search glitch can expose private details of Apple Mail users

    A glitch in the search software in Apple’s OS X Yosemite can expose private details of Apple Mail users, revealing their IP address as well as other...

  3. Blogs
    November 11th, 2014 by Chuck La Tournous
    Three key things to know about Yosemite and security

    Like its National Park namesake, Apple’s newest operating system can be imposing, perhaps even a little daunting to newcomers. And although you...

  4. Blogs
    October 24th, 2014 by Glenn Fleishman
    Continuity and Spotlight highlight the need to closely examine where our data goes

    On Monday, I dutifully installed iOS 8.1. This let me turn on Continuity, the suite of seamless connection features between iOS and Mac OS X devices...

  5. News
    October 22nd, 2014 by Caitlin McGarry
    Apple says Yosemite’s Spotlight Suggestions don’t violate your privacy

    Apple’s Spotlight feature got a tune-up for OS X Yosemite and iOS 8. The search function now scours the internet as well as your hard drive when...

  6. Blogs
    October 17th, 2014 by Jason Snell
    OS X Yosemite: Spotlight gets a new look and power to search beyond your Mac

    Like its littermate Dashboard, OS X’s Spotlight feature has been with us since OS X Tiger, way back in 2005. That entire time, it’s been a systemwide...

  7. Blogs
    September 18th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Get to know iOS 8: Spotlight, Siri and notifications

    iOS 8 isn’t the radical departure from previous versions of Apple’s mobile operating system that iOS 7 was. While there exist brand new features,...

  8. Reviews
    June 30th, 2014 by Jason Snell
    Hands-on with OS X Yosemite: Spotlight takes centre stage

    Like its littermate Dashboard, OS X’s Spotlight feature has been with us since OS X Tiger, way back in 2005. That entire time, it’s been a systemwide...

  9. Blogs
    June 16th, 2014 by Serenity Caldwell
    Five iOS 8 features I can’t wait to use

    There are so many fantastic developments coming down the Apple pipeline in spring, it’s hard to single out just a few – but I’m going to try,...

  10. News
    June 4th, 2014 by Dan Frakes
    Eight OS X Yosemite features we wish we could use right now

    If there’s a ‘sure thing’ you can expect at WWDC, it’s that Apple will preview new versions of its operating systems. Sure enough,...

  11. Blogs
    May 8th, 2014 by Michael Simon
    Why Apple needs to fix App Store search

    Search has become the foundation of everything we do online. From Google and Bing queries to Siri, Spotlight and Songza, the apps and services we...

  12. Help
    April 15th, 2014 by Joe Kissell
    How to search smarter in Mail

    OS X’s Spotlight search feature automatically indexes all the messages in Apple Mail for super-fast searching, and you can search for those messages...

  13. Help
    February 4th, 2014 by Joe Kissell
    How to simplify your files

    There are well over a million files on my Mac. Sure, a few hundred thousand of those are components of OS X itself or of the apps I’ve installed....

  14. Help
    November 26th, 2013 by Christopher Breen
    Combating curious kinfolk on your Mac

    A reader who wishes to remain anonymous (you’ll see why shortly) is concerned about his curious kin. He writes: “Over the upcoming holidays,...

  15. Blogs
    November 6th, 2013 by Lex Friedman
    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...

  16. Help
    October 15th, 2013 by Joe Kissell
    Six quick Spotlight tips

    Sometimes it can be just as challenging to find a file on your own Mac as on the web. A few tips will put you on the right path. 1. Brush up on Spotlight...

  17. Reviews
    October 4th, 2013 by Dan Frakes
    Kanex Multi-Sync Keyboard

    Among my favourite keyboards these days are Logitech’s US$100 Bluetooth Easy-Switch Keyboard K811 and its solar-powered sibling, the US$80 Wireless...

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