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...

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...

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...

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...

10 Mac Productivity Hacks

Knowing the hidden details of your machine allows you to work smarter, not harder. Most of us have a basic understanding of how our computer works, but we don’t know all of the little tricks that the developers included in OSX. Here are some of the most useful Mac hacks...
12