Accessibility for Designers

Frequent Issues and Concerns Impacted by Design Work Some of the biggest accessibility issues for web designers involve color, color contrast, and color indications. Here’s a rundown of frequent concerns and impactful solutions. Concern: The web design text does not have a...

Create Accessible Websites

Why should web designers and developers create accessible websites? There are 19 million Americans living with one ore more disabilities. Some of these disabilities are discernible to the outside observer: vision impairment, hearing impairment, and muscular impairment (for...

How to Use Mac Accessibility Features

Some of the most underrated features of Mac products are the accessibility features. Built in to every Apple product, the accessibility supports and customizations prevent the need for third-party products. Not familiar with what’s available? Here’s a quick rundown of...

Best Apps for New Parents

Last week we looked at the Top 5 Must Have Gadgets for Parents. We believe in embracing technology to make this #parentlife easier. In that spirit, we also wanted to share our top picks for iOS apps to help out the sleep deprived and worry-filled parent crowd. Our picks for the...

How to Reset Your Mac Password

Reset Mac Password After Upgrading to El Capitan After upgrading to El Capitan last week I had a weird incident where my Mac stopped accepting my admin password. I’m not certain it was cause and effect, but it seemed correlated. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to update...

Why is My Mac Running Slow?

Diagnose Why You Have a Mac Running Slow and Do Something About It Your computer is dragging, overheating,  or you’re repeatedly experiencing the spinning rainbow wheel, but you don’t know why, right? Use this step-by-step guide to find the problem, implement a...

Quick Facts on macOS Sierra

Apple announced last month that it will release macOS Sierra in Fall 2016. Here are some quick facts, tips, and rumors about the upcoming operating system: It’s named macOS Sierra as opposed to Sierra OS X (bringing the system naming in line with other Apple products). As...

Should I Upgrade to El Capitan?

Reasons to Upgrade to El Capitan and How to Prepare Are you still running your Mac on Yosemite? Or even Maverick? I’ll admit, I’m slow to upgrade my OSX — I have a bit of a don’t fix what isn’t broken philosophy about it. But with the announcement of...

Listen App (iOS) Review: Easy-to-Use Music Player

I reviewed a number of MacPaw products this summer (see my posts on CleanMyMac 3 and Gemini 2), and while I was poking around the MacPaw suite of products, one item kept jumping out at me: Listen. Lately, I’m looking for apps that go beyond the built-in suite of podcast,...

Top 5 Must Have Gadgets for New Parents

Products and Devices to Make Parenting Easier My husband and I recently welcomed home our first kiddo! It’s been an awesome transition into a new phase of our life, but it’s also been busy and overwhelming at times. As a technology fan to begin with, I started...