The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Your Computer

“All the things you own want to be of use to you.” — Marie Kondo, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up In 2014 I embarked on a personal journey of minimalism. When I started, I had not heard of Marie Condo or her best selling The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. Truly, I...

MacBook Pro Running Slow? Consider a new MacBook Pro battery

A New Battery Can Fix Your MacBook Pro Running Slow Is you MacBook Pro dragging on you? Our cornerstone post, Macbook Pro Running Slow? Here’s How To Fix Your Mac Now!, walks you through the best ways to resolve your slow going issues. Make sure you’re running the latest macOS...

What Does My Mac Spinning Rainbow Mean?

  How to Decide Your Next Step After You See the Mac Spinning Rainbow Well, at least you’re not seeing the Macbook screen of death. But if you’re seeing the Mac spinning rainbow regularly, I know you’re not happy. The spinning rainbow is a sign that...

Should I Upgrade to macOS High Sierra?

The Details to Know Before You Download and Install Your High Sierra Upgrade After months in beta, macOS High Sierra released to a wider audience at the end of September. Almost two months later, your MacBook is likely reminding you to upgrade fairly often. Should you upgrade to...

How to Fix a MacBook Air Running Slow: a Step-by-Step Tutorial

Is Your MacBook Air running slow? Try these steps to speed it back up. Editors note: this post was originally published in August 2015 and was updated in 2017 to reflect new reviews and experiences. We get it: you expect your MacBook Air is to boot and operate quickly so you can...

iMac Running Slow? Easy, Common Fixes

iMac Running Slow? Here’s Your Checklist to Fix It! Editors note: this post was originally published in August 2015 and was updated in 2017 to reflect new reviews and experiences. Look no further if you’re living through the frustrating experience of operating an iMac...

Is Your MacBook Pro Retina Overheating? Fix It Now!

Simple Changes to Prevent Your MacBook Pro Retina Overheating Is your Macbook Pro retina overheating to the point where you can’t even hold it in your lap? The issues go beyond your discomfort—computers operating at higher temperatures won’t last very long, as the...

Macbook Pro Running Slow? Here’s How To Fix Your Mac Now!

Is your Macbook Pro running slow? Here are some things to try. Editors note: this post was originally published in July 2015 and was updated in 2017 to reflect new reviews and experiences. Any Apple computer will start to slow down over time, but there are steps you can take to...

MacKeeper: Is it worth buying?

Editors note: this post was originally published in May 2015 and was updated in 2017 to reflect new reviews and experiences. We now recommend purchasing MacPaw’s Clean My Mac 3 instead of MacKeeper. Mackeeper is a software suite from Kromtech that claims the ability to...

Quick Fix for Your MacBook Pro Overheating

Quick, Simple Fixes When You Have A MacBook Pro Overheating We know a lot about speeding up your MacBook. It’s what we do. Basically, it’s all we do. And we can get wordy. If you want to read A LOT of words about speeding up your MacBook, here are our favorites:...
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