How to Rebuild the Spotlight Index Manually

How to Rebuild the Spotlight Index Manually
Spotlight is one of the most under-used features in OS X. It’s ability to not only find folders and files but to act as an application launcher makes it an invaluable addition to OS X. If you’ve ever changed a large number of files on your Mac you may have noticed Spotlight reindexing itself to Read more…

6 Things You Don’t Know OS X Lion Can Do

6 Things You Don't Know OS X Lion Can Do
Lion is finally here. Yay! There are more than 250 new features, but most of the media noise is devoted to the biggies like Launchpad, Mission Control, Auto Save, and Versions. Here are 6 goodies you may not have discovered yet. Read more…

Secrets of the Stars – Use Spotlight to Do Math

Secrets of the Stars - Use Spotlight to Do Math
One of my favorite sites to check out is The Finer Things in Mac, which has a pretty simple mission: show the behind-the-scenes secrets of OS X, and expose them to the world. Today, I found a new one, so I tried it out myself, and ta-da! It worked. Here’s what you do: Go up Read more…