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How to Create a New Desktop in Mac OS Lion

In Mac OS Lion, Apple introduced Mission Control which is a mix of Spaces and Expose. In Mission Control you have the ability to create...

How to Create an External Lion Recovery Disk

If your Mac OS X Lion hard drive fails and you wish to restore a Time Machine backup to a hard drive without Lion,...

How to Get the Classic Layout in Mail for Mac OS Lion

Lion shipped with a slew of features that brought a lot of the iPad's user interface to the Mac, specifically Mac OS apps like...

5 Tips to Help You Find Clutter on Your Mac

If you've been using your Mac for a while and haven't visited the Trash or deleted old applications you could find yourself with a...

How to Customize Finder’s Sidebar Items in Mac OS X

Do you frequent certain files and folders on your Mac and want to save some time? Customize the Finder Sidebar Finder in Mac OS sports a...

How to Align Mac OS Desktop Icons to the Grid

Have you ever found that moving icons around on your Mac's desktop leaves with an unaligned mess of shortcuts and files? This can also happen...

How to Include Home Sharing and Device Play Counts in iTunes

Do you use Home Sharing, an Apple TV or other devices to play content from your iTunes library? If so your play counts may...

Test Your Mac’s Disk Speed with Speed Test from Blackmagic

Want to find out how well your hard drive will fare while working with video editing applications on your Mac? Looking for an excuse...

How to Control Startup Applications in Mac OS

Is your Mac booting up slowly? It could be that you are using the new Resume feature in Lion or you simply have a...

How to Create Multiple Libraries in iPhoto

If you happen to be the family photographer and find that your iPhoto library is teeming with thousand's of pictures it may be time...

How to Back Up Your Mac with CarbonCopyCloner

In previous articles I've shown you how to back up your Mac with Time Machine and Super Duper, two fantastic approaches to safeguarding files...

How to Associate Your Apple ID with Your Mac in Lion

In Lion Apple introduced a new feature which allows users to associate their Apple ID's with their user accounts on the Mac. This new feature...

How to Use Custom Background Colors in Mac OS X Lion

One of Lion's new features brings custom colors to desktop backgrounds in Mac OS X. In previous versions you were only allowed to use one...