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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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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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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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Back to School: CleanMyMac 3 Review and Deal

It’s no secret around here that I love MacPaw products. First, as I detailed in my CleanMyMac 3  review — the product helps a ton when my Mac is running slow. I also love the extra features of CleanMyMac 3, including the program schedule. Additionally, I found Gemini 2 to...
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Quick and Easy Ways to Speed Up Your Mac

At MachMachines we are known for pumping out ideas to ensure your Mac is running fast and efficiently. Here’s a round up of recent posts that include quick and easy ways to speed up your Mac: 1. Re-install Your Operating System The quickest and easiest way to fix Mac...
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