The Mac's Calendar is easy to use. It's easier with these tips. Keyboard shortcuts, usability tips, links to shared calendars: it's all here.
Save Time by using the Mac’s “Go” Menu
Save time by accessing frequrently-used folders via the Finder's "Go" menu. Learn the keyboard shortcuts and how to reveal the user Library.
How to insert a return (line feed) in Messages on the Mac
Option-Return adds a line feed within a single text message. Nothing to it. See my series of Option Key articles for more tips like this one.
How to temporarily turn off all Notifications on a Mac
Notifications are great, until you're giving a presentation, watching video full-screen, or trying to focus on your work. Here's how to turn them off quickly.
Mac Safari Secrets: how to reload a stubborn web page
Safari offers 3 ways to reload web pages (button, menu, keyboard). Everyone knows that! There are variations and they come in handy.
How to check your MacBook’s, MacBook Pro’s or MacBook Air’s battery condition
Here's how you check your Apple laptop's battery condition. Works for MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and MacBook. Easiest thing ever.
Delete Conversations in Mac Messages from the Keyboard
Delete conversations in Messages from the keyboard. Command-Delete gets you started, but the real magic is Command-D.
Make the Mac’s green zoom buttons work the way you expect them to
The green "Zoom Window" button used to toggle the size of the window. Now it goes full-screen and hides the menu bar. Here's how to fix that.
How to delete a file from the Mac immediately, without having to empty the Trash
Save a few seconds by putting something into the Trash and having it automatically delete, without you having to choose "Empty Trash..."
Secrets of the WiFi menu
Knowing something about your WiFi connection can help you to trouble-shoot. Here's how you find out a bunch of information, all with a click.