Mac 101

08.05.14
Mac 101: How to create a time-saving printer pool in OS X
08.05.14

Mac 101: How to create a time-saving printer pool in OS X

Yesterday I had a call from an old consulting client of mine, who was wondering if there was a way...

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07.23.14
Mac 101: Use Spotlight to quickly solve math problems
07.23.14

Mac 101: Use Spotlight to quickly solve math problems

OS X's search tool, Spotlight, does more than just file and web searches. The handy utility also c...

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06.10.14
Mac 101: How to disable that annoying volume noise
06.10.14

Mac 101: How to disable that annoying volume noise

Apple's OS X has one little feature that makes me nuts. When you adjust the volume with the keyboa...

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06.06.14
Mac 101: quickly change volume input, output
06.06.14

Mac 101: quickly change volume input, output

Many Mac users have several input and output devices for sound. For example, I have a mic, external...

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06.03.14
Mac 101: How to add custom artwork to your iTunes songs and movies
06.03.14

Mac 101: How to add custom artwork to your iTunes songs and movies

A significant chunk of my iTunes library is comprised of CD rips and a few independent recordings...

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05.30.14
Mac 101: Send a message with a screen grab quickly through OS X Notification Center
05.30.14

Mac 101: Send a message with a screen grab quickly through OS X Notification Center

OS X's Notification Center is great for receiving incoming alerts, but you also can use the panel...

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05.28.14
Mac 101: Use Command-P to print and other useful Finder keyboard shortcuts
05.28.14

Mac 101: Use Command-P to print and other useful Finder keyboard shortcuts

Yesterday, our Editor-in-chief Victor Agreda misfired in one of his keyboard combinations -- selec...

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05.27.14
Mac 101: How to type an accented character in just a few seconds
05.27.14

Mac 101: How to type an accented character in just a few seconds

If you communicate internationally, there will be times when you need to use an accented character...

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05.22.14
Mac 101: How to scroll quickly through a web page or long document
05.22.14

Mac 101: How to scroll quickly through a web page or long document

In so many areas of OS X, Apple has added quick little tricks that make it easier for you to compl...

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