Tag Archives: Activity Monitor
TipOff 🚀 TipOff #7: How to Cure...
You might find that when you choose to sleep your Mac by closing the lid or choosing Sleep from the menu, every now-and-then it refuses to do so. This...

macOS 101: What’s in the Utility...
The utility folder is chock full of handy apps that perform a wide spectrum of tasks, from monitoring the performance of your Mac to giving your Mac a voice....

Mac 101: Get More Done with...
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...

How Someone Can Use Your Mac’s...
If your Mac seems to suddenly be running hot, with the fans making more noise than usual, your battery runtime has taken a nosedive, or you’ve noticed that your...


Mac’s Hidden Daemons: Should You Be...
The Mac, and for that matter most computing platforms, are just chock full of daemons. Daemons, not to be confused with demons, are usually small programs that run in...

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: How to Troubleshoot a...
New Macs are a joy to work with, since everything seems so speedy! Give that new computer a year or two and you’ll most likely experience the opposite of...

How to Utilize the Most Useful...
The Mac comes equipped with a number of apps, including Safari, Mail, Photos, Calendar, Contacts, and many more, that are used every day by most Mac users. There’s also...

Lots of OWC RAM Tech Tip: How to Monitor Your...
Macs have come a long, long way since the first model appeared back in 1984. While the first Mac came with a relatively minuscule 128K (kilobytes) of RAM, the newest...

Friday Five: The OS X Utilities...
It’s the end of the week, but that doesn’t mean an end to learning more about your favorite Apple devices. Each week, the Friday Five takes a quick look at a...