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March 15, 2010 by

Updates that boost Mac searching and content discovery

Searching for data with Spotlight and the Finder provide Mac users with a capable base set of tools and features such as Spotlight's Smart Folders and the Finder's Quick Look. However, Mac users who really want to find data quickly may be interested in third-party tools that build on Spotlight's technology, several of which were updated recently.

September 28, 2009 by

Can you upgrade an old XP PC to Windows 7? Should you?

My friend Lisa has a four-year-old Sony laptop running Windows XP. This machine, once a triumph of Sony hardware engineering, could easily be deemed ready to retire. But after careful consideration, I decided it was worth upgrading to Windows 7. I tried both a clean install and a new edition of Laplink’s PCmover software, which is specifically designed to ease this sort of migration. The XP-to-7 odyssey was an interesting one, with surprising results and several lessons I can share with anyone contemplating a similar adventure.

October 1, 2008 by

Adobe CS4 hits BitTorrent

Little more than a week after its global launch, Adobe's Creative Suite 4 has shown up on popular BitTorrent tracking sites in large numbers.

November 4, 2007 by

Does Apple’s Leopard Roar?

Apologies for the hackneyed headline, but it’s not copyrighted, so I figured why not. This Sunday afternoon I upgraded my MacBook Pro in eager anticipation by installing the Mac OS X version 10.

September 11, 2003 by

QuarkXPress 6

Upgrade if you're a legacy QuarkXPress user and you want Mac OS X support; otherwise, try Adobe’s InDesign.

January 6, 2002 by

Adobe gets animated at Macworld

The company launches a direct challenge to rivals Microsoft and Macromedia with updated Web authoring and animation software. Plus, Adobe ventures into authoring content for wireless devices.


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