How to Clean Up a Mac? 21 Essential Tips

  21 Tips to Clean your Mac (because we like really comprehensive posts) Editors note: this post was originally published in May 2015 and was updated in June 2017 to reflect new reviews and experiences. “How do I clean clean up a Mac?” If you are looking to...

Reasons Your MacBook Air is Slow. (Fix Them Now!)

The Top Reasons Your MacBook Air is Very Slow If you’re repeatedly Googling “Macbook Air very slow” then it’s time to take more serious action. Let’s get a solution in place for that very slow MacBook Air that won’t cost you and arm and a leg,...

So You Love CleanMyMac 3? Try Gemini 2 Next.

Speed Up That Suddenly Slow Mac We’ve talked about CleanMyMac 3 enough here for you to know that we love the product. It takes your slow Mac and gives it the deep cleanse it needs to speed up and perform quickly. A few reasons why we love this Mac cleaning product: Create...

Speed Up Your Mac By Removing Duplicate Files

Stop the spinning rainbow wheel and speed up your Mac by finding and removing duplicate files Gemini 2 is the sister application of MacPaw’s Clean My Mac 3. It’s a duplicate file finder. As you go through the craziness of your day, you may not realize how many application...

Should I Buy MacKeeper? No. Uninstall MacKeeper Now.

Editors note: this is a follow-up MacKeeper review to our original post. We recommend uninstalling MacKeeper and considering a product like Clean My Mac 3 or Gemini 2 Despite initially glowing reviews of the Mac cleaning software, MacKeeper, we’ve come to believe this is a...

Switching from iPhone to Android? Read This First.

If You’re Making the Switch iPhone to Android, You Need to Prepare Based on my interest in the Google Pixel and the excellent reviews of the new phone, I recently tried out the Google Pixel phone, with its Android system. What I found is that the switch from iPhone...

Mac Running Slow? You Need This to Speed it Back Up.

A Round-up of Reviews and Tips that WILL Speed Up Your Mac Is your 5+ year old Mac running slow? Are you hoping to get more life out of it because the budget does not have room for a new computer? I’ve been there. And by that I mean, I’m there. I’m running my...

More Ways to Fix and Prevent Mac’s Spinning Rainbow Wheel

Editor’s note: this is an addendum to our wildly popular How to Fix and Prevent Mac’s Spinning Rainbow Wheel post. Make sure you’ve checked that one out first, then come back here for a laugh and more solutions!   When You Can’t Stop Seeing the...

5 Ways to Solve a Mac Running Slow After macOS Sierra Upgrade

Did you recently download macOS Sierra only to find your Mac is now crawling along? If macOS Sierra running slow is a problem for you we have 5 potential solutions. Clean, Clean, Clean We can’t emphasize this enough: you need to keep your Mac free of junk files. Although...

Search Your Mac Quickly

Utilize macOS Sierra’s Spotlight to Search Mac Quickly You know you have a file on your Mac, but you’ve searched high and low (figuratively speaking) and you can’t find said file. Now what? Or, you want to skip the searching shenanigans and find that file...