iOS 9 Update Bricks Some iPhones– Read Before Updating

Error 53 Reports from multiple outlets are showing a critical issue called “Error 53” that bricks iPhones if they’ve had their home button or screen repaired by a 3rd party outlet. The problem has been circulating for months, but very few people are aware of the...

The Best Laptop Cooling Pads

Hardware manufacturers want to cram more and more performance into less and less space. This is great for the consumer, but there’s always going to be a critical issue with this process– computers produce heat. No matter how power efficient your CPU is, no matter how...

4 Best Unknown Browsers for Windows

Everyone knows the “big three” web browsers– Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. However, the market is a big space with many smaller players. The big three have their names out there, but they’re not necessarily the best...

Mac Slow After El Capitan Update? Fix It now!

*Note* Having trouble with the new El Capitan update? Are there any bugs you’ve noticed? Email us at bgalloway@machmachines.com, we’ll look into a fix and then update the page. Is your Mac slow after the El Capitan update? You’ve come to the right place. We...

4 Reasons to Upgrade to Windows 10

Windows 10 has launched recently, and so far things are looking good for Microsoft. At the time of this article, the operating system is on 18 million computers, and it hasn’t even been out for an entire week. Microsoft wants their system on 1 billion computers by 2018,...

How to sell a used Mac

Apple computers hold their value very well over time. Older Macs will still sell on the market, as there are many people who don’t need a fast computer and just want a good price. Higher-end Apple laptops from two or three years ago can still sell for upwards of $1000...

Amazon Mechanical Turk– make some cash on the side

Amazon Mechanical Turk, also known as MTurk, is a way to make some extra low-effort money from the comfort of your own home. There are many websites out there that claim to provide a quick buck, but many of them mostly consist of watching advertisements and completing surveys for...

Here’s how to help the Apple Watch work with tattoos

The Apple Watch has turned out to be a very interesting piece of technology– but it’s not without its faults. The device doesn’t work perfectly when you if you have a darker-colored tattoo on your wrist because it interferes with the sensors that detect if the...

Double the Apple Watch’s Battery with the Reserve Strap

The first generation of any device usually doesn’t hit everything out of the park. The Apple Watch is no different, as some users report the battery life to last less than a full day’s worth of use. Enter the Reserve Strap, a device that’ll more than double your...

Will Apple Music be worthwhile?

Apple Music has been on the forefront of everyone’s mind lately, with Taylor Swift calling out the company for their less than ideal payment practices. With the service’s June 30th launch date looming overhead, should we be exited for Apple Music? Here are our...