OS X Mavericks is finally here, so MacLife proudly presents a series of informative how-tos to keep you updated on what has changed and how to use it. Check back often to learn more about the newest Mac operating system from Apple.
One of the main features of OS X Mavericks is the long-awaited tagging abilities built right into the operating system. Tags are available in all system-owned Save panels, in the iCloud file browser, and of course in Finder as well. From viewing, to searching, to sorting, tags make all of these tasks easier. Continue reading, and we’ll show you how to define tag meaning, tag items, and view those tagged files with ease in Mavericks.
Smart Folders are virtual folders that, unlike regular folders on your Mac, can be organized based on criteria set specifically to the folder. The process of creating a Smart Folder is similar to creating rules in Mail or iTunes Smart Playlists. The possibilities for Smart Folders are unlimited, allowing you to organize files by type, size, and Mac App Store category.
Sorting through email can be a pain, but if you have the right rules set up in Mail, you can spend less time trying to control your inbox and more time doing things that are important. Read on to find out how.