Is Your MacBook Pro 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. Keeping your computer...
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How to Clean Up a Mac: Essential Tips

Tips to Clean Your Mac (because we like really comprehensive posts)Editors note: this post was originally published in May 2015 and was updated in June 2017 to reflect new reviews and experiences.How do I clean up a Mac?" If you are looking to answer that question, it...
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MacBook Pro Running Slow? Here’s How To Fix it

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...
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CleanMyMac 3 Review: Best Features and Alternatives

 Do You Need Mac Cleaning Software? And Which One is Best?Built-in Mac CleaningStarting with macOS Sierra, Apple offers Optimized Storage: Optimized storage in macOS Sierra and later can save space by storing your content in the cloud and making it available on demand....
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The Best Wireless Printer Options for Mac

​ ​Our Top 5 Wireless Printer Recommendations for Your MacI'm not a paper person. It annoys me when a person hands me paper at an event, such as an Open House. Alas, there are still times in this world that I need to print something. For example, when I am returning an item...
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Mac Storage Full? How to Selectively Sync Your Dropbox

Choosing to Selectively Sync Dropbox Files Saves You Mac Storage SpaceIf you are a proud and loud Mac owner, especially if you're a Macbook Air owner, you've likely seen the "Disk Almost Full" notification pop up at one time or another. This is Mac's way of letting you know it...
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An Updated Look at Clean My Mac 3

Take Another Look at One of Our Favorite Mac Products Full disclosure: we are affiliates for MacPaw’s Clean My Mac 3. However, I’ve used Clean My Mac 3 consistently for two years (since I started writing for MachMachines) and I love it and would never recommend it if...
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The Pros and Cons of Squarespace

Is this drag and drop website builder the right fit for you?Full disclosure: Mach Machines is a WordPress site (and we love it!), but we know there are times individuals need a different solution. Here's a look at Squarespace.Squarespace ProsSquarespace is easy right out of the...
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What is Malware?

​ ​Understand What is Malware and How It Negatively Impacts Your SystemWe like to say that malware is tricky software. It's a program or application on your computer that appears to be innocuous, but actually infects your machine. Here's an example: recently, I wanted...
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How to Open a Google Chrome Incognito Tab

​ ​How and Why to Use a Google Chrome Incognito WindowIn order to save time loading websites, your computer will cache sites. This essentially means they save a version of it so when you return it loads quickly. This is usually great! However, if you're looking for a recent...
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