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...

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...

Do I Need to Upgrade to macOS Sierra?

Is your Mac running slow? Overheating? Just not performing up to par? One of our top recommendations for computer problems is to make sure you have a clean installation of the most recent operating system. We also recommend downloading a Mac cleaning program, such as Clean My Mac...

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...

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...

Father’s Day Tech Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is this weekend! While dad can be one of the hardest family members to shop for, I think he’s also the most fun. It gives us a chance to dig a little deeper and find some cool products. You can surely go for the obvious tech gifts and I have some great...

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...

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...

21 Tips to Clean your Mac

“What’s the best way to clean my Mac?” If you are looking to answer this question, it’s likely that your Mac is bloated with junk files, running out of free disk space, and hanging or even freezing more and more often. These issues can range from minor...

How to Speed Up Your Mac – 7 Easy Steps!

Macs are fantastic machines that most probably were among the fastest of computers when you first brought it home from the store. However, with many new exciting Macs coming out all the time and with all the system hungry software programs and applications coming out, your...