Is Your MacBook Pro Overheating? Fix It Now!

Simple Changes to Prevent Your MacBook Pro Retina Overheating Is your MacBook Pro retina overheating to the point where you can’t even hold it in your lap? The issues go beyond your discomfort—computers operating at higher temperatures won’t last very long. Keeping your computer...

How to Clean Up a Mac: Essential Tips

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 up a Mac?" If you are looking to answer that question, it...

MacBook Pro Running Slow? Here’s How To Fix it

Is Your MacBook Pro Running Slow? Here Are Some Things to Try:Editors note: this post was originally published in July 2015 and was updated in 2017 to reflect new reviews and experiences.  Any Apple computer will start to slow down over time, but there are steps you can take...

Find The Best SSD for MacBook Pro

No matter how much of an Apple fan or fanatic you are, you just have to accept that their products are quite pricey, with even nominal upgrades costing annoyingly high sums of money.  The costs of new Apple products or upgrade options are especially high if you compare it to...

Best External Hard Drive for Mac – Top 5 Picks

With the way we power-use our Macs these days, there is always a need for more storage. While your Mac might not be physically able to accommodate another hard drive, especially if you have a portable mac, your storage options are virtually limitless when you start using external...

Mac Storage Full? How to Selectively Sync Your Dropbox

Choosing to Selectively Sync Dropbox Files Saves You Mac Storage SpaceIf you are a proud and loud Mac owner, especially if you're a Macbook Air owner, you've likely seen the "Disk Almost Full" notification pop up at one time or another. This is Mac's way of letting you know it...

An Updated Look at Clean My Mac 3

Take Another Look at One of Our Favorite Mac Products Full disclosure: we are affiliates for MacPaw’s Clean My Mac 3. However, I’ve used Clean My Mac 3 consistently for two years (since I started writing for MachMachines) and I love it and would never recommend it if...

What is Malware?

​ ​Understand What is Malware and How It Negatively Impacts Your SystemWe like to say that malware is tricky software. It's a program or application on your computer that appears to be innocuous, but actually infects your machine.  Here's an example: recently, I wanted...

Uninstall Malware Posing As Mac Cleaning Software

​ ​Some Mac Cleaning Software Infects Your Machine: Be Sure You Only Use the Real DealWe love solid Mac cleaning software (like CleanMyMac 3) because it makes your digital life easier. Which is the whole point of a digital life. However, some programs masquerading as...

How to Remove Malware from Your Mac

​ ​If you believe you have infected software or apps (Malware) on your Mac, it's time to take charge and remove those suckers at once! You can do so in one of two ways: First, Manually Remove All Malware From Your MacIf you know which software program or app is causing the...

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