• Hardware
    Quick Tip: How to Check the Warranty Status of an Apple DeviceApplecare
    Ensure that any Apple device is still covered by checking the warranty status once in a while. It only takes two minutes but it’s not straightforward to do unless you know where to look. This tutorial shows you how to check the warranty status of an Apple device, effortlessly.Read More…
  • FoldingText
    Customizing FoldingTextFoldingtext
    FoldingText is a great Markdown based text editor with minimalist design. Being minimalist does not mean it's powerless. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how you can take control of FoldingText by creating snippets, theme, create AppleScript scripts to interact with FoldingText, and extensions.Read More…
  • Hackintosh
    Use PCPartPicker to Get Good Deals on Hackintosh PartsPcpartpicker preview
    In this tutorial I'll show you how to use PCPartPicker to get the best deals on computer parts for a Hackintosh. PCPartPicker helps you find great prices and also makes sure the parts you are getting will all work together.Read More…
  • Dropzone
    Writing Dropzone 3 ActionsDropzone
    Dropzone 3 has a new user interface, an expanded API, a new action package format, and many new items to help write actions. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to create your own Dropzone 3 actions from scratch by creating an action that unzips files in to a re-designated directory.Read More…
  • Apple
    The Novice’s Complete Guide to Setting Up and Using an Apple TV - Part 2Appletv
    You have the AppleTV setup and you understand the basics. In this tutorial I will show how to access each of the more unique channels, remove channels you aren't using, set up Home Sharing and access and change the important settings.Read More…
  • Productivity
    Why You Shouldn’t Store Files on the DesktopFolder
    Cluttered desktops are aesthetically unappealing and detrimental to a Mac's performance. In this tutorial, I’ll show you why it makes sense to keep the desktop clear of detritus.Read More…
  • Electronics
    Motion Control With Arduino: Motorising a Camera SliderArduinostepper preview
    The availability of cheap stepper motors and drivers these days allows ample opportunity for experimenting outside of the more expensive and complicated 2D/3D cutting and printing projects. For this project, I'll take my OpenBuilds camera slider and motorise it. Not only that, but create a self-contained system for controlling the motor.Read More…
  • Backups
    The Tuts+ Guide to Backing up Your PCHow to backup your pc
    Files once lost from a hard drive are difficult, and sometimes impossible to retrieve. Backing up files is easy and only takes a few minutes to set up. Follow our quick guide to protecting your files from loss.Read More…
  • OS X
    Clone a Mac with SuperDuper!Superduper preview
    The best backup is a perfect copy, even down to the operating system files. SuperDuper! lets you create a clone of your Mac so you can access your files in an emergency—and even use another Mac like it's your own.Read More…
  • Backups
    Build Your Own Self-Hosted Dropbox With Bittorrent SyncBt sync
    Bittorrent Sync gets a lot of the basics right. Setup is easy and you can share any folder with ease and access control in mind. You don’t have to worry about storage quota, cost, privacy and it’s underlying file transfer technology is quite robust.Read More…
  • Evernote
    Why You Should be Using an Everything BucketBuckets preview
    Find out how an everything bucket can improve your digital and real life.Read More…
  • Business
    Using Zoho Creator to Make Quick And Simple Business AppsZoho logo
    Creating apps to more easily run your business with Zoho Creator. Read More…
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  • Mac for beginners

    For those who are new to computers, or those who have previously been using PCs and are new to Mac, the graphical user interface–or GUI–in OS X may be somewhat unfamiliar.  

    The problem with being unfamiliar with something is that you may be reluctant to experiment. And experimentation is a good way to learn.

    This series of tutorials is aimed specifically at the beginner; at the person who is new to Macs or, perhaps, completely new to computers.  

    Each author explains–in easy to understand terms–how to get started with a range of applications that will familiarise yourself with some of the functionality of a Mac.

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    The spreadsheet was the original killer app that helped the PC gain a place on every desk, and it’s still one of the more powerful apps on your computer today. Whether you’re using Excel on your Mac or PC, Apple Numbers on your Mac or iPad, or Google Sheets or the Excel Web App in your browser, you can crunch numbers and discover more about your data with a few simple commands in a spreadsheet. Spreadsheets are deceptively complicated, and yet, once you figure them out, they’re simpler than any other number-crunching tool.

    In this series of tutorials, you’ll learn everything you need to learn more about your finances and make smart money decisions using the spreadsheet of your choice.

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  • Paperless icon2

    There's no reason to have cabinets full of paper cluttering your office, when all of that data could be saved on one hard drive and be infinitely more useful. Most of us have already started going paperless in some ways, since so much of our communications and documents are digital-first already, but you've still got to do something with all the paper documents you already have.

    In this series, you'll learn everything you need to go paperless. There's tutorials on scanning documents, letting your computer recognize the text in your scanned documents via OCR, organizing the scanned documents with Evernote and more, and editing the resulting PDF documents in a wide range of popular apps.

    Paper doesn't have to be a menace anymore. Here's the tools you need to make your paper documents as useful as your digital-first documents.

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  • Business presentation series preview

    Presenting in front of an audience is a fear inducing event. Lower your anxiety and learn to deliver more compelling presentations through this informative series. 

    Get a grounding in what practical steps to follow, from planning your script and working with popular presentation software, to techniques for grabbing the attention of an audience. Learn how industry leading professionals, like the late, great Steve Jobs, deliver successful presentations. And put it all together, so your presentations can have the impact they deserve.

    If you’re needing to give a sales driven presentation, craft a speech that will move a crowd, boldly stand up in front of an audience, or leverage Keynote or Powerpoint, we have you covered.

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