If you've waited an entire minute for Outlook to open, or fought with Mail's screen-spanning interface, you might have longed for a better way. Light, flexible Sparrow could be your answer. Its interface looks sparse, with a Twitter-esque inbox window where you can double-click messages to open them in their own windows, or in a drawer that slides out to the right. And that's just the beginning of Sparrow's flexibility.
Keyboard shortcuts are the lifeblood of many productive Mac users. Not only can keyboard shortcuts make for a nicer user experience and cut down on the time needed to do a task, they can also just be plain cool. Mac OS X has many shortcuts ready and willing to do your bidding, but also has many hidden and unknown shortcuts. That's why we've compiled a list of 10 of the coolest keyboard shortcuts you never knew about.
Many of us spend the majority of our day sifting through, sorting, and retrieving email. But when you're moving messages between folders, clicking, dragging and dropping becomes a repetitive annoyance. Fortunately, Mac OS X comes with the built-in ability to assign keyboard shortcuts. Read along to discover how to implement these shortcuts to bring your inbox to organizational heaven.
Safari's crazy-go-nuts default search features are supreme, and a must for utilizing if you want to get the most out of the mobile browser when you're on the go. This week, we'll show you how to change default search engine, find words and phrases on a website, share your contacts via e-mail, and enable threads to make reading e-mail conversations easier to follow.
One of our favorite iOS options is the option to group email messages that are part of a discussion (like a collection of replies to one specific email) into threads. It reduces the clutter in your inbox and we highly recommend it. You turn it on or off by launching the Settings app, tapping Mail, Contacts, Calendars and then toggling the Organize by Thread switch on or off.
Putting your favorite printers on the Desktop can help print files quickly--and in many cases, without ever having to open an application or fumble with printer options. Here’s how to make the magic happen on your Mac.
Ever since upgrading my iPhone to iOS 4, I’ve been having problems with Mail. Often, my inbox will contain tons of messages that say “No Sender” and “No Subject”, and I can’t get it to show my actual email messages until I shut down and reboot my iPhone.