Reset MacBook Pro System Management Controller

Complete a Reset to Speed Up Your MacBook Pro Reset the System Management Controller Every MacBook Pro has a piece of hardware called the  “System Management Controller.” Most people have never even heard of it! Running a reset of this controller can return your Mac to previous...

How to Check Mac Activity Monitor and Speed Up Your Mac

Check Mac Activity Monitor and Improve Your Machine’s Performance at Startup Use Activity Monitor This free tool from Mac allows you to see which programs pull the most processing power from your machine. Activity Monitor will live among your Mac apps. To review activity,...

How to Check Mac Disk Space

Make Sure You Have Plenty of Free Mac Disk Space You may think that if you have 120 GB of storage on your Mac, then you can use 119.9 GB without issues. Unfortunately, that’s not true. Your Mac needs free disk space to use so it can manage storage and memory. Further, some...

What is a Mac Mini? And Should I Buy a Mac Mini?

Understand the Smallest Computer Apple Makes and if it’s a Right Fit for You What is a Mac Mini? If you aren’t a total computer nerd like us, you’ve probably heard of a Mac mini and assumed it’s just a tiny computer. You’d be right … sort of....

Uninstall Apps on Your Mac

How to Safely Uninstall Apps From Your Mac (and Be Sure They’re Gone!) When you purchase a new Mac, it comes preloaded with a number of applications. Moreover, as you put your Mac through the daily grind of life and work, you are likely to download many more applications....

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...

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...

MacBook Computer Insurance: What You Need to Know

Where and How to Get Covered If you own a Mac, it’s likely one of the most expensive individual items in your home.How ill you replace it should something happen? What if someone steals your Mac? Or what if you drop it? What if your Mac hard drive crashes and you...

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...

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...