Is it time to replace your Mac?

If you’ve owned a Mac for quite some time, it’s probable that you’ve encountered a few problems with it. After a while, using it can be more of a hassle than a convenience. If you’re already experiencing some major problems, it may be time to replace your Mac. Here are some telltale signs that you […]

Follow these security tips to keep your Mac safe

Contrary to what you may believe, cyberthreats target not only Windows computers. Macs are also vulnerable to internet-based risks, and it’s critical that every Mac user protect their devices from such threats. Keep your Mac secure by following these steps. Check your privacy settings Make sure that your Mac settings are set up properly to […]

Boost Mac performance with an SSD upgrade

The latest Mac models are now built with solid state drives (SSDs), whereas older models have hard disk drives (HDDs), which are slower. Macs with SSDs are much faster than those with HDDs, but speed is not the only benefit of using SSDs for storage. They’re more reliable Most consumer SSDs use NAND flash memory, […]

A month with the new MacBook Pro versus my Surface Laptop

Full disclaimer, I'm a Windows fan and run a successful technology consulting company based on Microsoft products and services.  I'm also a user of the majority of products Apple makes, starting with the first iPhone.  I bought a new MacBook Pro with the M1 chip and use it as my primary machine for a month to see how it stacked up against my Surface Laptop.

What are the dangers of jailbreaking your iPad?

Many iPad users jailbreak their devices to gain greater control over iOS. With a jailbroken iPad, they can download apps that aren’t available in the App Store and gain more functionality. However, these unauthorized modifications often cause a variety of issues, including the following. Security vulnerabilities Jailbreaking removes security features designed to protect your iPad […]

Setting up your brand-new MacBook

When setting up your new MacBook, it’s important not to rush through the setup process. Otherwise, you might miss out on several key steps that will help make you get the most out of it. Here’s a guide to setting up your MacBook, plus some useful tweaks to further improve its performance. Go through the […]

Simple ways to defend against Mac ransomware

Although a majority of ransomware attacks usually target Windows PCs, this doesn’t mean Mac users are completely safe. Ransomware attacks for Macs have occurred before, and are growing more widespread over time. So how can you prevent ransomware from infecting your Mac? We’ve compiled some helpful security tips for you. What is Mac ransomware? Ransomware […]

Avoid a dead iPhone with these simple tips

Most employees are heavily reliant on their smartphones to contact clients and coworkers as well as work on the go. So if your iPhone runs out of battery, it can significantly hinder productivity and communications. However, you can easily avoid this outcome by following the six simple tips we’ve compiled below. 1. Activate Low Power […]

How to connect an external monitor to your Mac

Remote work arrangements have become the new norm for many employees. If you’ve been working from home using your Apple desktop or laptop without a second monitor, here’s some good news: you have several options for external monitors — including your TV. First, check what displays your Mac device supports by doing the following: Click […]