Mac-101

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...

By K. Hodgkins,   05.30.14
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05.27.14
Ransomware worries? Turn off Find My Mac/Find My iPhone
05.27.14

Ransomware worries? Turn off Find My Mac/Find My iPhone

Note: Here's how to enable 2-step authentication for your Apple ID. It's been a rough day Down Un...

By D. Caolo,   05.27.14
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01.31.14
Mac 101: How to take screenshots on your Mac using OS X's built-in controls
01.31.14

Mac 101: How to take screenshots on your Mac using OS X's built-in controls

Did you know that OS X has a little-known utility for taking screenshots? It's a small tool called...

By K. Hodgkins,   01.31.14
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12.27.13
Help family members keep track of Apple ID/iCloud details with TUAW's fill-out form
12.27.13

Help family members keep track of Apple ID/iCloud details with TUAW's fill-out form

Now that the gift-giving season is winding down, you may have a less tech-savvy relative who h...

By J. Bond,   12.27.13
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12.25.13
Five tech things you can do for your family today
12.25.13

Five tech things you can do for your family today

There's no place like home for the holidays, and certainly no place else where you're likely to en...

By M. Rose,   12.25.13
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07.27.13
Mac 101: The history of the Command key "pretzel"
07.27.13

Mac 101: The history of the Command key "pretzel"

You've probably tapped it at least a few times today without ever knowing exactly what it is or what...

By Mike Wehner,   07.27.13
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04.16.13
Mac 101: Beef up your spam filters in Mail (video)
04.16.13

Mac 101: Beef up your spam filters in Mail (video)

Nobody likes spam, but if you use Apple's Mail on Mountain Lion, at least you have some tools t...

By S. Boyd,   04.16.13
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04.15.13
Mac 101: Checking your Mac's warranty status
04.15.13

Mac 101: Checking your Mac's warranty status

More Mac 101, tips and tricks for novice Mac users. Every newly purchased Mac comes with a on...

By M. Tinsley,   04.15.13
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12.18.12
Mac 101: Deduplicating your birthdays in the Facebook era
12.18.12

Mac 101: Deduplicating your birthdays in the Facebook era

More Mac 101, our ongoing series of tips and tricks for novice Mac users. Adding Facebook integr...

By M. Rose,   12.18.12
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