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...

5 Ways to Solve a Mac Running Slow After macOS Sierra Upgrade

Did you recently download macOS Sierra only to find your Mac is now crawling along? If macOS Sierra running slow is a problem for you we have 5 potential solutions. Clean, Clean, Clean We can’t emphasize this enough: you need to keep your Mac free of junk files. Although...

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...

MacKeeper: Is it worth buying?

Editors note: this post was originally published in May 2015 and was updated in January 2017 to reflect new reviews and experiences. Mackeeper is a software suite from Kromtech that claims the ability to speed up your computer, remove worthless files, and provide a connection to...

Mac Running Slow? More Benefits from CleanMyMac 3

Since my initial review of CleanMyMac 3 this past summer, I’ve spent time working with the program in the background day-to-day. And I have to say, I’m impressed.  If you have a Mac running slow and you’ve already read that first review, but you still...

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...

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...

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...
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