iCal is the Mac's built-in calendar applications. It's the easiest way to keep track of appointments, events, holidays and birthdays.
Podcasting is a phenomenon that has exploded in recent years. It's easy and free to download your favorites episodes from thousands of content providers.
Many Mac users instinctively try to download Internet Explorer as soon as their new Mac arrives. This is not always such a great idea.
Installing applications from the internet can be daunting for first-time Mac users. Don't worry though, it isn't as complicated as it may seem at first sight.