How to Connect a Monitor to Your MacBook

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If you’re wanting to connect an external monitor to your MacBook for more screen real estate, here’s how to do it. MacBooks can be great for portability, but if you have a lot of work to do and have a lot of apps open, the 13- and 15-inch screens of the MacBooks aren’t going to […]

AAPL Doesn’t Need iPhone 6S to Hit Record High

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Apple doesn’t need the iPhone 6s to send AAPL to an all-time high ahead of a 2015 Q2 Earnings Call thanks to strong iPhone sales and hints of a successful Apple Watch release. At 5 PM Eastern Apple will deliver a Q2 2015 Earnings Call that outlines earnings per share, iPhone sales, iPad sales and Mac sales. Although the numbers […]

Why You Shouldn’t Buy the Cheapest MacBook Pro

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When shopping for a new MacBook Pro, many buyers may decide just to get the cheapest model, but that’s actually not the best idea, and here’s why. The cheapest MacBook Pro that you can buy from the Apple Store costs $1,099, and it’s a whole $200 less than the next model up. While you think […]

15-Inch MacBook Pro Refresh Imminent as Stock Dwindles

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Inventory of the 15-inch MacBook Pro has been slowly dwindling on Apple’s website, hinting to the possibility that a MacBook Pro refresh of the larger model is incoming. Apple updated the 13-inch MacBook Pro last month alongside the announcement of the new 12-inch MacBook. It comes with Intel’s new Broadwell processors, allowing for faster performance […]

5 Things MacBook Buyers Need to Know Today

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It’s a tough time to be a MacBook buyer. It’s hard to find the sleek new MacBook in store, but you don’t need to wait weeks to get your new MacBook if you know where to buy it. We’ll also outline what you need to know to save with MacBook deals if you qualify. Apple […]

5 Best New MacBook Accessories You Can Buy Right Now

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The 12-inch MacBook has been out for a couple of weeks now, and while accessory selection is still quite thin, there are a handful that you can buy right now. Here are five of the best new MacBook accessories that are available for purchase. The new MacBook is Apple’s latest attempt at making its laptops […]

New MacBook vs MacBook Air: What Buyers Need to Know

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Apple’s New MacBook is finally available to the public, but instead of giving it the “Pro” or “Air” suffix, the company is simply just calling it the new “MacBook.” Here’s what you need to know if you’re thinking about buying a MacBook and can’t decide between a MacBook Air or the new MacBook. While the all-new […]

Why You Shouldn’t Buy the New MacBook Yet

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Apple will launch its all-new MacBook tomorrow, but here’s why you shouldn’t buy it right now. Apple announced the new MacBook last month during the Apple Watch event, but instead of giving it the “Pro” or “Air” suffix, the company is simply just calling it the new “MacBook.” However, the all-new MacBook definitely has the […]

5 Things to Know About the New MacBook Release Date

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The new MacBook release date is fast approaching as Apple Stores brace for the new thin and light MacBook with a high-resolution screen and a single port. Apple announced the new MacBook at the Apple Watch event in early March and now, a month later, is ready to start selling it. Apple still lists the MacBook […]

How to Use an iPad as a Second Monitor

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If you have a MacBook and want a bit more screen real estate, here’s how you can use your iPad as a second monitor. In the past, there were a few solutions where you could use your iPad as a second screen over a WiFi connection. It wasn’t a terrible experience, but the inevitable lag […]

New MacBook Performance Suffers Compared to MacBook Air

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If you’re looking to buy a high-performance MacBook, you may want to skip the new MacBook model, as the performance isn’t on par with even today’s MacBook Air. According to some early benchmarks, the new MacBook scored a 1924 and 2044 during two single-core tests, and a 4038 and 4475 for multi-core tests. The 2015 entry-level […]

How to Set Up Parental Controls on Mac

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If you have young ones at home and need to set up parental controls on the family Mac, here’s how to set it all up. Parental controls are essential for kids, as it keeps them safe from all of the weird stuff on the internet, as well as keeps them in line so that they’re […]

Siri in OS X: When Will We See It?

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Siri is available on the iPhone and iPad, and is rumored to be heading to the Apple TV, but when will we see it in OS X on Macs? Siri is Apple’s voice recognition personal assistant on iPhone and iPad that allows users to execute commands by voice. It aims at being a hands-free solution for […]

New MacBook: What It Could Mean for Future Products

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Apple announced a new MacBook earlier this month at its Apple Watch event, but instead of giving it the “Pro” or “Air” suffix, the company is simply just calling it the new “MacBook.” Here’s what the new MacBook could mean for future MacBook Pro and MacBook Air models. While the all-new MacBook isn’t a MacBook […]

How to Customize Keyboard Shortcuts in OS X

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If you want to do things faster on your Mac, using keyboard shortcuts is the best way to be more productive without cutting corners. Here’s how to customize the keyboards shortcuts in OS X. While there’s a specific way to do something on your Mac, there’s always a way to do it faster. Keyboard shortcuts […]

50 OS X Keyboard Shortcuts You Need to Know

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If you want to do things faster on your Mac, here are 50 OS X keyboard shortcuts that you should use. While there’s a specific way to do something on your Mac, there’s always a way to do it faster. Keyboard shortcuts are the most popular way to get something done faster, and sometimes it’s […]

New Apple Keyboard Could Arrive Soon

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The Bluetooth Apple keyboard could be getting a slight makeover soon, thanks to a premature listing of a new Apple keyboard that appeared on the Apple Online Store in Czech Republic and Hungary. An Arabic version of the keyboard can also be seen in the US store as well, hinting to the possibility that Apple could […]

When Should You Upgrade to a New MacBook?

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With a new MacBook releasing next month, you may be wondering if your current MacBook is in need of a replacement. Here’s what you need to know when it comes time for a MacBook upgrade. Many times, users upgrade their MacBook before they need to, mostly since they want to have the latest and greatest […]

How to Customize the Mac Notification Center

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Introduced with OS X Mountain Lion in 2012, the Notification Center quickly became a big feature for Mac users. Here’s how to customize it and get the most out of it. The Mac Notification Center can be accessed by clicking the Notification Center icon up in the very top-right corner of the screen. This will […]

How to Connect Bluetooth Accessories to Your Mac

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The world is overflowing with Bluetooth accessories, with products like headphones, speakers, keyboards and mice. Here’s how to connect them to your Mac. Bluetooth is one of the most popular forms of wireless, and most users prefer Bluetooth peripherals over RF wireless simply because there’s no receiver dongle that they have to deal with; they […]