More Ways to Fix and Prevent Mac’s Spinning Rainbow Wheel

Editor’s note: this is an addendum to our wildly popular How to Fix and Prevent Mac’s Spinning Rainbow Wheel post. Make sure you’ve checked that one out first, then come back here for a laugh and more solutions!   When You Can’t Stop Seeing the...

MacBook Pro Overheating? Try a Cooling Pad

If you find your MacBook Pro Overheating consider these well-rated cooling pads (after you’ve investigated for any other issues) If you’ve got an MacBook Pro overheating you need to first try our Top 5 Tips for an Overheating Mac which include the following: Clea...

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...

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...

MacPaw Gemini 2 Review: Remove Duplicate Files and Improve Mac Speed

A Two-Step Solution for Finding and Removing Duplicate Files and Similar Files Last week MacPaw announced the release of Gemini 2, it’s duplicate file finder, and I was geared up to try it after a successful run with CleanMyMac 3, another of MacPaw’s products, earlier...

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...
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