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Filing cabinet Organizing Your Mac: Handy Tips to...
Perhaps you’ve been working on your home Mac since the pandemic started and are suddenly realizing that you can’t find documents when you need them. Maybe that Mac has...

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Are you getting the most out of your Mac’s search tools? If you’re like most of us, you likely only use your built-in tools like Spotlight or app-based search...

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Smart Folders have been around in one form or another since OS X Tiger. For a while, the Finder’s sidebar included a dedicated Search For section, with predefined Smart...

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Spotlight is a handy macOS utility that allows you to quickly find documents, applications, files, and folders on your Mac. It can also serve up the latest weather forecast,...


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You can do currency conversions on a Mac by using the Calculator app, but did you know you also can do this — and quickly — using Spotlight? Spotlight...

Quick Tip: Adding Searchable Comments to...
A growing number of people are going paperless, which means that they’re trading piles of bills, statements, and other documents for virtual file cabinets that are stuffed with the...

More Shortcuts, Time Savers for Spotlight...
Apple’s search tool, Spotlight, is a great tool for finding files on your Mac and looking up news, sports, weather, and other data online. It supports advanced syntax, Wikipedia,...

Quick Tip: Using Spotlight to Search...
It always seems to happen right when I’m in the middle of working on something: somebody needs an email address or phone number for another person. Whether I’m working...


Quick Tip: Using Spotlight to Get...
Especially in the winter months, it’s helpful to get up-to-date weather forecasts while you’re working on your Mac. After all, if a blizzard is on the way or the...