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Announcing Mactuts+ — Mac & OS X Tutorials, Guides & How To's!

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We're excited to let you know about the latest addition to the Tuts+ family — Mactuts+!

Mactuts+ is focused on teaching you how to use your Mac more effectively, efficiently, and powerfully. You’ll learn about the basics of OS X, how to switch, how to use accessories and time-saving software, work with your Mac in an enterprise setting, and how to save time with advanced productive tips and tricks.

Read on to find out more, and learn about our $1,000 competition!


What to Expect on Mactuts+

Mactuts+ is focused on teaching you how to use your Mac more effectively, efficiently, and powerfully. We'll be covering a wide range of different techniques, and offering advice on everything from customising your desktop and using OS X, to automating complex tasks and delving into Terminal. So whether you're completely new to OS X or you're a seasoned pro, we've got you covered!

We'll be publishing a combination of step-by-step written tutorials and screencasts/video lessons. In most weeks we'll be publishing 4-5 high quality tutorials, so make sure to subscribe to the Mactuts+ RSS feed so you don't miss a thing.

If you think you have the skills to create a screencast or text and image tutorial for Mactuts+, it's easy to familiarize yourself with the guidelines and pitch your idea. We're hungry for user contributions and pay great money for tutorials.


Win $1,000 — Submit Your Tips & Tricks!

We're excited to let you know about our Mactuts+ launch competition, giving you the chance to win $1,000 to put towards a new Mac! You just need to submit a short screencast that showcases your favourite OS X tip, trick, or shortcut.

We'd love to find out more about how you use your Mac productively, and discover the tips and tricks that help to speed up your workflow. These might be related to a particular app, something built into OS X, an automator action, terminal command, or anything else!

Find out how to enter


Subscribe, Follow & Stay Up To Date

Don't forget to follow Mactuts+ on Twitter, Facebook, and everywhere else! Here's how to keep up to date with what's going on:


Our First Few Posts...

If you'd like to delve straight into the content, here are a few quick links to our first handful of posts on Mactuts+. We hope you find them useful — it's a good taster of what's to come!

  • Preparing Your Mac for Mountain Lion

    Preparing Your Mac for Mountain Lion

    Apples next big operating system is set to release in the middle of this month and its likely that youll be one of the many users who are upgrading from Snow Leopard or Lion. Its not surprising, either, because there are a lot of great features in this update and its going to be the same price for users of either of the aforementioned versions. In light of that, why not update to version 10.8, Mountain Lion?

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  • 4 Easy Ways to Automate Your Mac’s Schedule

    Easy Ways to Automate Your Mac’s Schedule

    Your Mac comes with lots of ways to schedule tasks, but not all of it’s ready to go out of the box. Beyond automated maintenance, OS X has a lot going for it, but you have to put in a bit of elbow grease to get everything working how you want it and on your schedule.

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  • How To Migrate All of Your Important Data To Your New Mac

    How To Migrate All of Your Important Data To Your New Mac

    We recently saw another WWDC come and go and despite little to no progress in the desktop area, the MacBooks all received nice upgrades. This means there’s a fresh crop of users transitioning to a brand new machine, a task which always brings with it a decent number of questions.

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