2204, 2019

Boost your new laptop in 5 steps

By |April 22, 2019|Categories: Hardware|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Laptops may not be the most powerful computers, but the benefits they provide are undisputable. For one thing, they deliver a similar user experience as your huge desktop PC, but much more conveniently and affordably. But before you reap their many benefits, here are five steps you should take before [...]

504, 2019

Are Macs vulnerable to viruses?

By |April 5, 2019|Categories: Apple|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

It is common knowledge that Windows computers tend to deal with an assortment of viruses and malware, but many people fail to realize that even Macs face similar threats. Virus creators have become adept at finding back doors and other vulnerabilities, that even Macs can be targeted. Viruses that affect [...]

503, 2019

Think twice about selling or donating a Mac

By |March 5, 2019|Categories: Apple|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Today’s computer users often forget or are unaware of how much sensitive information their devices store. The ability to save passwords, credit card numbers, and personal messages is undeniably convenient, but it’s also a huge liability. If you’re thinking about getting rid of your Mac, make sure to follow these [...]

3001, 2019

Why you should update your Mac with an SSD

By |January 30, 2019|Categories: Apple|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

In recent years, solid state drives (SSDs) have replaced hard disk drives (HDDs) as the storage option of choice on personal computers, Mac devices included. Here are some of the numerous advantages of updating your Mac with an SSD. They’re faster SSDs have the clear advantage over HDDs in terms [...]

1312, 2018

How to speed up Macs running on Mojave

By |December 13, 2018|Categories: Apple|Tags: , , , , , , |

When your previously blazing fast Mac is taking longer than usual to start up, launch applications, or open and save files, something’s clearly wrong. Some users think it’s due to the macOS Mojave update, but it could also be due to other issues. Regardless of what’s causing the slowdown, these [...]

2711, 2018

Mac time-saving checklist for 2018

By |November 27, 2018|Categories: Apple|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

In the IT industry, continuous improvement is the name of the game. Whatever makes a business work faster, smarter, and more effectively is a welcome competitive advantage. If you’re a Mac user, do you think you’re taking advantage of all of the best time-saving tips out there? Here’s a checklist [...]

2510, 2018

Secure your Mac computer in 6 easy ways

By |October 25, 2018|Categories: Apple, Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

If you’re a Mac user, data privacy and security should be your #1 priority. Without the right security measures, you’re inviting cybercriminals to steal your critical data. Are you willing to take the risk? Secure your computer and fortify your defenses with these six tips.  The basics First, let’s start [...]

407, 2018

5 new features to macOS Mojave

By |July 4, 2018|Categories: Apple|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Apple had recently announced macOS Mojave, the successor to the current macOS High Sierra, and the new features that will arrive with the new operating system. Here are our top five picks. Dark Mode Did you ever wish your computer windows were not just plain ole white? If yes, you’re [...]

1406, 2018

Chrome to mark HTTP as ‘not secure’

By |June 14, 2018|Categories: Google, Security, Web & Cloud|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Google Chrome currently marks HTTPS-encrypted sites with a green lock icon and “Secure” sign. And starting in July, Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as "not secure.” Google hopes this move will nudge users away from the unencrypted web. Read on to learn more about the forthcoming changes. For several [...]

3105, 2018

“Black Dot of Death” locks iOS messaging app

By |May 31, 2018|Categories: Apple, Hardware|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

People who use iPhones, iPads, and Macs are at risk of encountering a Unicode attack that can cause the messaging app to crash and lock up the device. The good news is a workaround has been found which can restore the state of said Apple products. What is going on? [...]

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