1. App Guide
    February 19th, 2015 by Julio Ojeda-Zapata
    Astropad

    Heaven for a hardcore graphic artist or photo editor is a Wacom Cintiq, one of those fancy input devices that builds in a display and includes a...

  2. Help
    February 18th, 2015 by Chuck La Tournous
    20 keyboard shortcuts that can make you a more powerful Mac user

    If you’ve used a Mac longer than the span of a typical Hollywood awards show, you probably know that Command-P means print, Command-C means copy...

  3. App Guide
    February 18th, 2015 by Kirk McElhearn
    DiskWarrior 5

    I’ve said it countless times: it’s not a question of if you will lose data, but when. Media, such as hard drives, eventually fails. Or you can...

  4. Help
    February 18th, 2015 by Kirk McElhearn
    Everything you need to know about ripping DVDs with subtitles

    If you like watching foreign movies, you may find that, when seeking out new films, you can only get the movie you want in a version without subtitles....

  5. News
    February 16th, 2015 by Fred O'Connor
    Apple makes progress in cutting use of conflict minerals

    Apple is making progress in eliminating the use of materials that are linked to militant groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and neighbouring...

  6. Blogs
    February 16th, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    FileVault 2 encrypts your whole Mac, and Disk Utility can encrypt parts

    In a previous column, I explained the use and benefit (and some of the drawbacks) of turning on full-disk encryption (FDE) with Apple’s built-in...

  7. Help
    February 12th, 2015 by Christopher Breen
    Even more Photos for OS X questions, answered

    It seems that even after you offer a first look at Photos, suggestions for ways to prepare your iPhoto library for Photos and field a number of...

  8. Blogs
    February 11th, 2015 by Christopher Breen
    Think Retro: Apple’s fonts have always been as classy as its products

    Even for those of us who aren’t designers or typographers, a company’s corporate font seems to seep deep into our consciousness. I mean, yeah,...

  9. Productivity
    February 10th, 2015 by Jason Cipriani
    Five IFTTT recipes for on-the-go productivity

    If This Then That is easily one of my favourite web services. With a free account you’re able to connect various services, devices and accounts...

  10. Blogs
    February 10th, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    The mysterious case of the unauthorised iTunes Store purchases

    On January 19, I received an email from Apple’s iTunes Store containing a list of songs I had recently purchased. The only problem? I hadn’t bought...

  11. Help
    February 10th, 2015 by Christopher Breen
    Your Photos for OS X questions answered

    Last week I offered a first look at the developer’s beta of the Photos app, which is included in the just-as-beta OS X 10.10.3 developer’s release....

  12. Help
    February 9th, 2015 by Joe Kissell
    How to reset your Mac’s NVRAM, PRAM and SMC

    When your Mac starts acting up, you’ll probably run through some common troubleshooting procedures, such as restarting it, running Disk Utility and...

  13. Mac-in-Business
    February 9th, 2015 by Caitlin McGarry
    Twitter’s plan to boost growth: Videos, messaging and timelines for people who don’t use Twitter

    Expect to see Twitter move fast and try not to break anything this year as it attempts to add new users and make more money without angering the people...

  14. Help
    February 6th, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    How to encrypt your Mac with FileVault 2, and why you absolutely should

    Apple’s first pass at built-in encryption was, frankly, terrible. The original FileVault, introduced with 10.3 Panther in 2003, only encrypted a...

  15. Help
    February 6th, 2015 by Lesa Snider
    How to assess photos quickly with a star rating system

    Assessing photos isn’t the most titillating task on the planet, but it’s mission critical if you ever want to find certain photos in your expanding...

  16. Reviews
    February 6th, 2015 by Christopher Breen
    First look: Photos for OS X brings easier navigation and editing

    Last June, Apple announced that it would stop development of its Aperture and iPhoto apps and offer a single photo app in their place – Photos...

  17. Help
    February 5th, 2015 by Christopher Breen
    How to deal with two Apple IDs, well, kind of

    Reader Dave Smith, a newish Apple user, is confounded by Apple ID. He writes: Not being an Apple person I didn’t understand the whys and wherefores...

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