Why is my Mac overheating?

Identify Possible Causes for MacBook and MacBook Pro Overheating I mentioned in my post on how to speed up your Mac, that my current MacBook is four years old. Practically ancient! In recent weeks I noticed my Mac overheating and found myself wondering what causes Mac...

When Your Mac is Running Slow Download CleanMyMac 3

How to Speed Up Your Mac When Your Mac is Running Slow I switched from a PC to a Mac about six years ago now. You know how they say, “Once you go Mac you never go back.” Yep. That’s true for me. One of the most attractive aspects of the switch was that I...

Clean Your Mac to Sell: Find and Delete Duplicate Files

Free Up Disk Space and Move Forward With Confidence Ready to upgrade to a new Mac? Awesome. There are some great options out there right now. First things first, let’s clean your current Mac so you can sell it or give it away. Prepare Your Mac Files for Transfer: Find and...

How to Fix and Prevent Mac’s Spinning Rainbow Wheel

What to do When You Get Mac’s Spinning Rainbow Wheel The Problem When I work throughout the day I often have 10+ tabs open on my browser and three to four programs I am actively navigating between. That doesn’t even consider the number of programs I have running in...

Is Your MacBook Pro Retina Overheating? Fix It Now!

Is your Macbook Pro 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, as the components tend to wear out faster than a computer operating at...

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...

How to prepare yourself for the OS X El Capitan update

OS X El Capitan is almost ready to be released into the wild– it’s going to be a big upgrade for many people, and Apple claims that there are a lot of performance improvements that will make your computer snappier and more responsive. All of this is great, but you...

Where should you buy a used Mac?

Your computer finally decided to die on you. There’s a lot you can do to extend the life of your device, but sometimes the hands of time are simply too much for your aging hardware– so you look for a new computer. Apple computers are known for their build quality, but...

Mac Slow After Yosemite Update? Fix It

Is your Mac slow after the Yosemite update? You’ve come to the right place. We think we have the best advice out there to speed up your underperforming Mac running Yosemite.  We’ll make sure to  update this page when we run into new fixes. Mac Running Slow After...

How to extend the life of your Mac

New Apple computers often cost upwards of $1000, which is just too much for many people. Your computer is starting to slow down, but you can’t quite afford a new one– so how can you make your current computer last as long as possible? Perform regular maintenance Just...