System preferences

06.25.12
Getting Ready for Mountain Lion: Dictation
06.25.12

Getting Ready for Mountain Lion: Dictation

Mountain Lion is about to debut one of my favorite features ever: Dictation. With built-in supp...

By E. Sadun,   06.25.12
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01.13.12
Hidden secret apps of CoreServices
01.13.12

Hidden secret apps of CoreServices

Nestled within the bosom of your Mac's system folder lie many powerful and curious applications...

By E. Sadun,   01.13.12
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10.13.11
10.7.2 update adds some Lion interface tweaks
10.13.11

10.7.2 update adds some Lion interface tweaks

Amid the flurry of software updates Apple released yesterday was OS X Lion 10.7.2. The big feat...

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09.29.11
How to enable the FTP server (ftpd) in Lion
09.29.11

How to enable the FTP server (ftpd) in Lion

Apple decided to remove the GUI for enabling and disabling FTP from Mac OS X Lion. Generally speak...

By T. Luoma,   09.29.11
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08.26.11
Mac 101: Don't forget about Hot Corners
08.26.11

Mac 101: Don't forget about Hot Corners

More Mac 101, tips and tricks for novice Mac users. After reading fellow TUAW blogger Dave Caol...

By M. Tinsley,   08.26.11
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05.10.11
Ask TUAW Video Edition: Geeking on GeekTool
05.10.11

Ask TUAW Video Edition: Geeking on GeekTool

It's Tuesday, which means it's time for another edition of Ask TUAW video! On the heels of our App...

By J. Esgar,   05.10.11
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12.06.10
Mac 101: Adjusting your mouse and trackpad speed
12.06.10

Mac 101: Adjusting your mouse and trackpad speed

More Mac 101, our series of tips and tricks for novice Mac users. If you've ever used the trackpad...

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10.21.10
Mac 101: Use Archive Utility preferences for control over archives
10.21.10

Mac 101: Use Archive Utility preferences for control over archives

Most users know that you can easily create .zip files in OS X by selecting a file in Finder and cho...

By T. Luoma,   10.21.10
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10.11.10
Mac 101: Inserting or typing uncommon characters
10.11.10

Mac 101: Inserting or typing uncommon characters

As a Mac consultant, I'm often asked some pretty bizarre questions. One that I frequently hear is...

By S. Sande,   10.11.10
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