How to sync between Google calendar and Apple calendar in Mavericks OS 10.9

Apple has changed the way calendars sync in Mavericks. Here’s how to sync your Apple Calendar App with an existing Google calendar. You can’t use an iCloud based calendar to sync with Google.  You need to start from Google and go the other way.  Apple can see the gmail calendar but not the other way round.

How to open a Microsoft publisher file on your Macintosh

Microsoft publisher has been around for a long time but  it has never been able to run on Apple computers.   If you’re like me you  probably have friends who have Microsoft publisher files they occasionally email you. Sadly there is no way to open  a Microsoft publisher file on a Mac, until now…