How to Hide Files on Mac

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If you have sensitive files that you need to keep away from prying eyes, here’s how to hide files on Mac. Most of the time, your files don’t really need to be hidden because most users probably won’t care, but if you have a handful of “important files” that you’d rather not leave out in […]

5 Best MacBook Stands

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To keep your MacBook cool and prevent it from overheating, a stand is a great accessory to have. Here are the five best MacBook stands you can buy. One of the best ways to keep your MacBook cool and prevent it from overheating is elevating it by putting it on a stand, that way air […]

How to Check If You Need a New MacBook Battery

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If your MacBook is getting a bit aged, you might notice that performance has taken a hit, but your battery might be suffering even more. Here’s how to check if you need a new MacBook battery. You may think that your old MacBook is simply just aging when you discover that the battery can only […]

Why Students Should Wait to Buy a New MacBook Air

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While many college students are most likely shopping around for a new laptop for college, right now may not be the best time, and here’s why. Now that high school seniors have graduated high school and are focusing their summer efforts on getting ready for college in the fall, one task that many students are […]

How to Remove a WiFi Network from Mac

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If your MacBook keeps connecting to a WiFi network that you don’t want it to connect to, here’s how to remove a WiFi network from your Mac so that it doesn’t automatically connect to it anymore. In OS X, once you connect to a WiFi network, it’ll remember that network by default and connect to […]

How to Get By with a 128GB MacBook

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If you have a 128GB MacBook, here’s how to get by with that much space without fear of filling it all the way up. When buying a MacBook, getting the entry-level model can save you a lot of money up front, but that usually means forgoing the higher-capacity models and sticking with the 128GB storage […]

How to Create a User Account on Mac

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If you bought a Mac and plan to use it as a family computer, here’s how to create a user account so that each family member can have their own. While you could just use one user account that everyone logs into and uses, it’s a lot better to have individual user accounts where each […]

How to Create a Guest Account on Mac

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If you find yourself always letting people borrow your computer, here’s how you can create a guest account so that they don’t mess with any of your own files. There are many times where might have guests over and someone needs to check their email or the kids want to get online to chat with […]

What Size MacBook Should You Buy?

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When you’re buying a laptop for the first time and have decided to go with a MacBook, the next decision is what size screen to get. This is perhaps one of the more difficult buying decisions when it comes to MacBooks. You have to make the right decision when it comes to screen size, because […]

How to Find a Stolen Mac

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Nothing’s worse than having your Mac stolen, but here’s how you can find it and hopefully get it back. MacBooks get stolen constantly, whether it’s because of negligence on the owner’s part or your house simply gets broken into and your Mac is the unlucky one. Usually, the only way you can even try to […]

How to Save a MacBook from Water Damage

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If you accidentally spilled some water on your MacBook or it went for an accidental swim, here’s how to save your MacBook from water damage. If there’s one thing you should know about electronics, it’s that they don’t mix well with water, but sometimes accidents happen, and that’s where you have to take action so […]

iPhone 6s Not likely: 3 Potential WWDC Gadgets

Here are three potential hardware announcements at WWDC 2015.

All signs point to a new iPhone 6s in 2015, but it’s not likely that Apple will show off the new iPhone at WWDC 2015. This is a developer event with a big focus on software, but it is not out of line to see a few hardware announcements at or near the WWDC keynote. […]

How to Keep Your MacBook Cool

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If your MacBook is constantly getting hot under the collar, here are some ways that you can keep your MacBook cool. MacBooks are notorious for getting a bit warm, and not only that, but once the cooling fans kick in, it sounds like a passenger airliner getting ready to take off at O’Hare. The good […]

How to Organize Your Photo Collection on Mac

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If your photo collection is getting a bit out of control, here’s how you can bring order to chaos and organize your photo collection on your Mac once and for all. Most users have thousands upon thousands of photos stored on their computer that they’ve built up over the years, and it’s likely that those […]

How to Keep MacBook Cables from Breaking

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Is your MacBook cable on your charge breaking? You’re certainly not alone (and we have a fix), but we have a few tips that will help you avoid a broken MacBook charger cable in the future. Most of us have experienced a broken charging cable at one point or another. They get worn out after a […]

New MacBook Pro & Cheaper iMac Released

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Apple has updated its 15-inch MacBook Pro with a Force Touch trackpad and a faster processor, as well as a cheaper Retina iMac model. The new MacBook Pro’s Force Touch trackpad allows users to either tap on the trackpad or press down on it get something different. It’s still the same glass material, but it’s […]

New MacBook Pro Release Could Arrive This Week

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Back in March, Apple introduced a refreshed 13-inch MacBook Pro, and this week it may be the 15-inch MacBook Pro’s turn. A new MacBook Pro release could come at some point this week, according to MacG, which cites “reliable sources” on the matter. Furthermore, a new 27-inch iMac model is also said to be unveiled […]

How to Create Desktop Shortcuts to Websites on Mac

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Website bookmarks are great to have, but what’s even better are desktop shortcuts right on the desktop. Here’s how to create website shortcuts and add them to your Mac desktop. If there’s a website that you visit frequently, or if it’s a website that you visit first when you get on your computer in the […]

Where to Buy the New MacBook Without Waiting

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If you want to order one of the new 12-inch MacBooks but don’t quite like the back-ordered shipping dates you see on Apple’s website, here’s where you can buy the new MacBook without waiting. Currently, the online Apple Store shows a 3-5 week wait until it can finally be shipped to you, which would put […]

New MacBook In-Store Availability Coming This Month

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The new MacBook was officially launched a month ago, but it will supposedly be available in stores later this month. According to 9to5Mac, a memo was issued to Apple Store retail employees that the new 12-inch MacBook will be available at Apple Stores globally beginning the week of May 25. However, the memo also states that […]