Posts from the desk of Steve Sande

Quick Tip: Disabling iOS App Rating and Review Pop-ups

Positive reviews on the App Store drive sales and downloads of apps, so it’s no wonder that iOS app developers like to inundate us with pop-ups that plead with us to “review this app”, “remind me later”, and occasionally give us a “No thanks” button that only delays the inevitable return of the pop-up in a week…
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Tech 101: Preparing a Mac For a New Owner

There comes a time in the life of just about every Mac where its usefulness has become limited or it will be too expensive to repair or update, so you decide it’s time to sell it or give it...

A RAM Install on a 27-inch iMac through the "back door"

Tech 101: Order the Right Amount of Memory for Your...

Now that the new iMac Pro is available, you might be thinking about getting one to speed through video editing and rendering…or just to gain bragging rights. There was a bit of a controversy once the iMac Pro became...

Detail of T2 chip, photo from OWC teardown of the iMac Pro iMac Pro’s T2 Chip: What It...
Before the iMac Pro finally shipped in late December, 2017, there was a lot of speculation that the powerful desktop machine would contain an Apple A10 chip, possibly for...

The Utilities Folder New to Mac? Here Are 5...
If early sales figures are any indication, many shoppers purchased Macs during the recent holiday season. That’s not a surprise: sales of Macs have been rising for years as people...

Tech 101: Do Mac Hard Disk...
Macs are more popular than ever, thanks to a “halo effect” from buyers of iPhones and iPads who decide to make the switch from Windows to macOS. Like all...

The First Five Things You Should...
Perhaps you’re getting a new Mac over the holidays. Whether it’s a sleek MacBook or MacBook Pro, an iMac, or perhaps a powerful new iMac Pro, we’d like to start off the...

A Close Look at Safari Extensions...
Many Mac users are unaware of Safari extensions, which are actually small applications that run as part of the Safari browser to add functionality to the browser. Apple improved...