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...

Tech Products Made in the USA

Keep the 4th of July Rolling with Four Tech Products Made in the USA Although China owns the market for manufacturing technology, there are a number of a great products born and bred in the United States. If you’re still feeling patriotic after this weekend’s...

What is Google Fi?

Network and Wi-Fi Collaboration Via Google My husband and I work diligently to streamline our monthly expenses, cutting unnecessary subscriptions and shopping for local deals regularly. We’ve done a pretty great job at reducing costs, but our cell phone bill always eluded...

Quick and Easy Ways to Speed Up Your Mac

At MachMachines we are known for pumping out ideas to ensure your Mac is running fast and efficiently. Here’s a round up of recent posts that include quick and easy ways to speed up your Mac: 1. Re-install Your Operating System The quickest and easiest way to fix Mac...

Father’s Day Tech Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is this weekend! While dad can be one of the hardest family members to shop for, I think he’s also the most fun. It gives us a chance to dig a little deeper and find some cool products. You can surely go for the obvious tech gifts and I have some great...

Apple Products in 2016: The New Apple iPhone and More

What’s New for Apple: the New Apple iPhone SE and iPad Pro The iPhone SE I consider myself of average height and build so I imagine my hands are of average size (whatever that means…). I purchased the iPhone 6 because I needed a new phone, I knew I was sticking with...

Summer Tech Gadgets: Gifts for the Nerd in All of Us

Here in Chicago we are basking in a summer that came on fast and furious — we’re in our third straight week of 75+ degree weather and I am embracing the sunshine! Now that I am basking in heat, sunshine, and longer days, I find myself lusting after a few summer tech...

A Review of the Best Password Managers in 2016

  Getting a digital space organized with a password manager I’ve used the same password manager for the last several years and I have no idea how I first chose the program. As my online work continues to expand I find myself juggling an increasing number of logins, for...