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Mac 101: The Top Five Reasons You Need To Switch To SSD

Over the past ten years, a revolution has been taking place in personal computing: hard disk drives (HDDs), which store data on spinning platters, have given way to silent, non-mechanical solid state drives (SSDs). Chances are good that if you have an older Mac, it has an internal hard disk drive. Today, we’ll look at…
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Six Mojave Features You Probably Don’t Use, But Should

macOS Mojave has many new features and capabilities that make it a compelling upgrade. And while we’ve covered many of the marquee features of Mojave, sometimes it’s the lesser-known features that can have a big impact on how your...

The Best Mac Gear for Working from Home or On...

The business fiscal year can end with an unexpected surprise — a little extra money that wasn’t spent from your company’s budget. That makes it the optimum time to upgrade your Mac equipment to something newer and faster. In today’s post,...

Mac 101: Get More Done with More Memory

RAM upgrades can be both the simplest and least expensive ways to extend the productive life of your Mac. They can also improve general performance by allowing you to have more windows open, have more “stuff” on your desktop,...

A List of Apps Having Problems...
Are you getting ready to install macOS Mojave? Or perhaps you’ve already finished the upgrade and have started exploring the new Mojave system. In either case, you may discover...

(Apple's T2 Security Chip. Image via WikiBlog.info) Everything You Need to Know About...
Apple’s newest Macs have a new Apple-designed chip in them — the T2 Security Chip — that integrates several other controllers on Macs (System Management Controller, image signal processor, audio...

The iOS 12 Shortcuts App Part...
We’re back for the last installment in our four-part series about the iOS 12 Shortcuts app. The first article introduced readers to the Shortcuts app by describing the purpose...

How to Customize Trackpad Gestures in...
Trackpads are the default pointing device on Apple’s notebook lineup, and the Magic Trackpad (at right) is a popular accessory for desktop Macs. Most Mac users almost intuitively know how to use...

Get Dashboard Up and Running Again...
Dashboard, the secondary desktop introduced with OS X Tiger, is gone, vamoosed, kaput; it’s an ex-desktop. With the advent of macOS Mojave, the Dashboard and all of those productive...