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Downloading torrents

Torrents are a great way of downloading large files from the internet. Our article will teach you how torrents work and how to use Transmission — a popular torrent application.

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iCal

iCal is the Mac's built-in calendar applications. It's the easiest way to keep track of appointments, events, holidays and birthdays.

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Changing Your Mac’s Desktop Background

It's very easy to change the desktop background (or “wallpaper”) of your Mac. Our short guide will show you how in just a few clicks.

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Browsing Through Files

Browsing files on your Mac is easy. We'll teach you how to create folders, organize files and much more that will make you a more efficient Mac user.

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New video: Browse Files and Folders

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We produced a new video! Learn how to browse all the files and folders on your Mac. Hope you like it!

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Great Productivity Apps for Mac Users

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With a steady increase of potential interruptions, the challenge today is not to stay up-to-date, but to stay focused. How do one shut out all the disturbances? We’ve made a list of some of our favorite productivity-boosting apps.

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