1. Help
    August 14th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Workarounds for deleted network aliases

    Reader Scott Coatsworth has an issue with disappearing shortcuts. He writes: I need to transfer files from my Mac to another on our network, so I...

  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. Reviews
    August 12th, 2014 by Albert Filice
    Oyen Digital Shadow Mini

    Currently, there are only a handful of portable SSDs on the market with 1TB of storage capacity. Demand for such a drive isn’t huge, and they...

  4. App Guide
    August 12th, 2014 by Serenity Caldwell
    Flexiglass

    Flexiglass (Mac App Store link) is a neat idea for window resizing from Mac development company Nulana: it uses keyboard shortcuts and multitouch...

  5. Help
    August 12th, 2014 by Topher Kessler
    Beyond the basics: advanced Mac keyboard tricks

    If you’re like most Mac users, you probably don’t give your keyboard much thought: You press a key, it relays that key-press to your system, and...

  6. Help
    August 11th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    iTunes: Moving your iTunes library, holiday specials and WAV vs AIFF

    It may be the cold days of winter, but questions to the iTunes Guy are still coming strong. This week, I look at three questions. I explain how to...

  7. App Guide
    August 8th, 2014 by Chris Barylick
    Powershot 1.5

    As robust as the screen capture features in OS X are, there’s always room for improvement. Team Apollo’s Powershot 1.5 fills this role nicely,...

  8. Blogs
    August 8th, 2014 by Brianna Wu
    Eve wasn’t invited: Integrating female developers into the Apple community

    When I think about tech companies that respect women, I think about Apple. No one else in the industry seems to include women in its messaging like...

  9. App Guide
    August 7th, 2014 by Joe Kissell
    Drive-cloning utilities: The best Mac apps for making a bootable backup

    Good backups are essential for every Mac user. Tools such as Apple’s Time Machine, included as part of OS X, make it easy to store multiple versions...

  10. Help
    August 7th, 2014 by Joe Kissell
    Improve your presentation skills: the emergency road-show toolkit

    As I’ve traveled around the world giving presentations, I’ve seen Murphy’s Law in action, up close, many times. Much as I might prepare ahead...

  11. Help
    August 5th, 2014 by Joe Kissell
    Improve your presentation skills: how to make smoother slide transitions in Keynote

    Modern presentation apps like Keynote and PowerPoint still encourage you to think in terms of ‘slides’: discrete, isolated objects to...

  12. Blogs
    August 5th, 2014 by Marco Tabini
    Why Apple should pay more attention to indie developers in the App Store

    Over the past week or so, the Apple community has been abuzz with a series of blog posts on the realities of trying to make a living on the App Store....

  13. Reviews
    August 5th, 2014 by James Galbraith
    Apple Retina MacBook Pro (mid-2014)

    Last week, Apple updated its Retina MacBook Pro line, and while the new models are identical on the outside to their 13in and 15in predecessors,...

  14. Mac-in-Business
    August 4th, 2014 by Anthony Caruana
    Free business apps for the Mac

    We all know that there’s no such thing as a free lunch. But it is possible to get business apps, legally for no cost. This is due to lots of...

  15. App Guide
    August 4th, 2014 by Chris McVeigh
    Illustrator CC 2014

    Adobe continues to refine its flagship illustration tool with Illustrator CC 2014, a minor update with just a handful of feature additions. Interestingly,...

  16. Help
    August 4th, 2014 by Topher Kessler
    How to troubleshoot Mac Wi-Fi problems

    For most of us, Wi-Fi has become our preferred way to connect our Macs to other networked devices and the internet. However, most of us also have...

  17. Mac-in-Business
    August 4th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    The Mac and IT exchange

    Reader Anthony Lanier wishes to have a cordial conversation with his IT department. He writes: The division I work in uses Macs but we’ve recently...

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