Nine programs to master your PC’s file management

Back when Windows Vista was but a twinkle in Bill Gates's eye, Microsoft had some extremely ambitious plans to rid computer users of an outmoded concept called "files." But alas, WinFS (as the

Published on: August 19th, 2011 Erez Zukerman

Be a Dropbox ninja: 62 ways to master its use

Ask Macworld editors to name our favourite apps, and most of us would mention Dropbox. The file-synchronizing service has revolutionized the way we use our Macs; we're always looking for new things it

Published on: August 19th, 2011 Macworld Staff

Use Lion’s AirDrop feature to quickly share Mac files

Moving a file from one computer to another remains as big a pain today as it was decades ago when network file-sharing first became common. To move a file from Computer A (your

Published on: August 17th, 2011 Glen Fleishman

Use Apple’s Automator to create to-do items anywhere

One of the main reasons Mac users avoid Apple's automation utility, Automator, is because they believe that to do anything worthwhile with it, you have to create complex workflows. If you count yourself

Published on: June 1st, 2011 Christopher Breen

Six ways to master iPad file management

It's true that you can use your iPad instead of your Mac to take care of many common computing tasks. But unless you're ready to ditch Mac OS X entirely, you'll still need

Published on: May 13th, 2011 Lex Friedman

Tips and tools to clear computer clutter and boost performance

Technology was supposed to make our lives easier - so why does it seem to do the opposite? If living in a perpetual state of tech overload has you frazzled, we have some

Published on: May 27th, 2009 Adam Pash

How to get a new PC ready for use – and tune up your existing one

I'm going to assume you know how to remove the PC from the box, plug everything in, connect to your home network (that would be a whole other article), and turn it on.

Published on: December 18th, 2008 Lincoln Spector and Steve Bass