Understand Mac RAM and Storage

  What’s the difference between Mac RAM and storage? (And understand how to speed up your Mac.) Is your Mac running slow? And have you heard you need to free up your Mac RAM and/or storage? And are you wondering what those things are? You’re in luck. RAM RAM...

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...

The Best Bag for Your Mac Computer

I have a history of owning/operating my computers for a long time (well, relatively long based on today’s electronic lifespan). In graduate school my peers referred to my computer as “grandpa” because it seemed ancient compared to all the shiny new laptops...

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...

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...

How to Sell Your Used Mac Online

Tips and Resources for Listing and Selling a Used MacBook Selling a used MacBook? After years together you may realize you and your Mac need to part ways. Maybe your Mac isn’t keeping pace with you anymore, or maybe you’re simply lusting after one of the crisp new...

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...
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