How to Fix and Prevent Mac’s Spinning Rainbow Wheel

What to do When You Get Mac’s Spinning Rainbow Wheel Editors note: this post was originally published in April 2016 and was updated in 2017 to reflect new reviews and experiences. The Problem I often have 10+ tabs open on my browser and three to four programs that I am...

iMac Running Slow? Speed Up iMac Now

Make Your iMac Run Like Lightning Again As a photographer, I know how important it is to have my iMac running fast. I need to move seamlessly from my SD card to Lightroom to Photoshop and back again. After months and years of hard use, though, your iMac will inevitably feel...

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...

Reasons Your MacBook Air is Slow. (Fix Them Now!)

The Top Reasons Your MacBook Air is Very Slow If you’re repeatedly Googling “Macbook Air very slow” then it’s time to take more serious action. Let’s get a solution in place for that very slow MacBook Air that won’t cost you and arm and a leg,...

Speed Up Your Mac By Removing Duplicate Files

Stop the spinning rainbow wheel and speed up your Mac by finding and removing duplicate files Gemini 2 is the sister application of MacPaw’s Clean My Mac 3. It’s a duplicate file finder. As you go through the craziness of your day, you may not realize how many application...

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...