Articles By Joe Kissell

iPad printing made easy with several options

Among other things, the iPad is a great way to save paper: It lets you carry around all kinds of digital documents that you might otherwise have had to print. But from time

Published on: July 15th, 2011 Joe Kissell

Mac users guide: make the switch to Outlook 2011

If you've already upgraded to Microsoft Office 2011 from an earlier edition--or are considering doing so--you probably know that e-mail, calendars, and contacts are now handled by a new application called Outlook (

Published on: November 2nd, 2010 Joe Kissell

Five tasks you can do really well with these specialty browsers

In case you haven't heard, the browser war is over. It's not that there aren't still competitors -- in fact, there's a bountiful landscape of Web browsers for OS X. Rather, the war

Published on: January 5th, 2010 Joe Kissell

How to fix a feeble hard drive

Sooner or later, nearly every Mac user encounters a hard disk problem. Because the hard drive stores the data that enables your Mac to run, such problems can cause your Mac to misbehave

Published on: December 21st, 2009 Joe Kissell

How to work with e-mail and Web pages when you’re not online

Although the Internet seems to be everywhere these days, there are still times when it's beyond your reach--on a plane, for example, or anyplace that lacks a handy hotspot. But you can still

Published on: March 10th, 2009 Joe Kissell

Open up your calendar with Apple’s BusySync 2.1.6

Apple's iCal lets you make a calendar available to others by "publishing" it, but subscribers can't edit your published calendars. And although MobileMe members can sync calendars among Macs and make changes on

Published on: September 9th, 2008 Joe Kissell