10 OS X Yosemite Release Date Tips

Avoid installing on the OS X Yosemite release date if you aren't at home base.

The OS X Yosemite release date is here and if you plan to upgrade to OS X 10.10 there are some tips to make sure your Yosemite update is a smooth one. Apple’s OS X Yosemite update is available for a lot of Macs, even older ones, and it is a free update, which means a […]

OS X Yosemite Release Date Getting Closer

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Apple’s long awaited OS X Yosemite release date is inching closer as the company has released its second Gold Master candidate to developers ahead of the OS X Yosemite release later this year. In June, Apple took to the stage at WWDC 2014 and announced a slew of new products including iOS 8 for iPhone […]

Surface Pro 3 vs MacBook Air Ads: How Accurate Are They?

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Microsoft took a page from Apple’s popular Mac v. PC ad campaign with Jonathan Hodgman and Justin Long. You know the ads: the two stand in front of a white background and Justin Long represents the Mac as he sympathetically pokes fun at Hodgman as the woefully inadequate PC. This time Microsoft compares the Microsoft Surface Pro […]

MacBook Air vs New MacBook 12-Inch: What We Know

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While Apple has already slightly updated its MacBook Air for this year, rumors are still coming in as far as a new MacBook model that we could see in the future. It’s not said whether it will be a part of the MacBook Pro or MacBook Air lineup, but there are already a flurry of […]

MacBook Pro Retina vs MacBook 12-Inch: What We Know

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While Apple has already slightly updated its MacBook Pro for this year, rumors are still coming in as far as a new MacBook model that we could see in the future. It’s not said whether it will be a part of the MacBook Pro or MacBook Air lineup, but there are already a flurry of […]

New MacBook Air Rumors Provide Slew of Fresh Details

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While Apple has already slightly updated its MacBook Air for this year, rumors are still coming in as far as a new MacBook Air model that we could see in the future, and a new report provides some juicy new details about it. According to Jack March, who has provided Apple rumors in the past, […]

Apple’s Back to School Promotion Ends September 9

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Apple’s annual “Back to School” promotion has been available for students to take advantage of since late July, but the fun comes to an end on September 9. If you haven’t yet taken advantage of this deal and you’re a student, now is the time to take the weekend and thick about what you want […]

MacBook Pro Retina vs MacBook Pro: Key Differences

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For those looking to buy a new MacBook Pro, Apple has two different versions to choose from, and it’s important to know the differences between these two models when it comes time to buy. If you’re in the market for a new MacBook Pro, or if you’ve decided to buy your first-ever MacBook, upgradeability might […]

How to Reclaim “Other” Storage Space on Your Mac

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If you’re running low on storage space on your Mac, you may think you just have too many apps installed, or that your music collection is getting out of hand, but that actually may not be the case. Instead, there might be a slew of hidden files that are taking up precious space on your […]

Refurbished 2014 MacBook Air Now Available

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After initially releasing earlier this year, the latest 2014 MacBook Airs are now for sale in refurbished form in Apple’s Online Refurbished Store. If you don’t mind a refurbished product, you can get the latest 2014 MacBook Air for as low as $769. This will get you an 11-inch model with a 1.4 GHz Intel […]

What You Should Do Before Your MacBook AppleCare Expires

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If you’re approaching the one-year mark of owning your MacBook, that means that your AppleCare is about to expire, which also means that you’ll no longer receive free repairs if something bad happens to your MacBook. Here are some things you should do before your MacBook’s AppleCare is close to expiring. All Apple products come […]

How to Get Better MacBook Sound While Traveling

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MacBooks offer decent sound when playing movies and music, but it’s certainly not the best experience. Here’s how you can improve the audio of your MacBook while out on the go. Whether your staying at a hotel or a friends house, you may have the urge to watch a movie on your MacBook. Obviously, watching […]

2014 MacBook Pro vs 2014 Macbook Air

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Not too long ago, it was pretty obvious what the big differences were between the MacBook Pro or the MacBook Air; one was a power user’s dream that carried a lot of speed and performance, and the other was a less powerful, albeit ultra-portable notebook that’s great for road warriors. However, times have changed, and […]

How to Use an iPad as a Second Monitor

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MacBooks offer enough screen real estate when it comes to getting work done, but if you want to add more displays into the mix while you’re working on the go, you can connect an iPad as a second monitor. While you probably have your MacBook connected to a larger external monitor while you’re at the […]

How to Easily Check Your Mac Warranty Status

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Every Mac user eventually wants to know how much time is left on the warranty of their machine, and there’s actually a really quick and easy way to look that information up without having to call Apple or ruffle through your warranty paperwork. When you want to know what the warranty status is of your […]

2014 MacBook Air vs 2013 MacBook Air: Key Differences

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For those looking to buy a MacBook Air, the new 2014 models look intriguing, but you could save a little money by opting for the older model. Here’s what you need to know before you buy a MacBook Air. For the first time since mid-2013, Apple updated its MacBook Air line back in April with […]

5 MacBook Maintenance Tasks You Should Perform Regularly

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MacBooks are some of the most efficient laptops on the market, but it takes some effort from the user. Here are five MacBook maintenance tasks that you should be performing regularly. Cars need oil changes regularly. Instruments need tuning after so much playing. Even people need to perform some maintenance on their own bodies in […]

Microsoft Moves on to MacBook Air in Latest Dissing Ad

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For the longest time, Microsoft has focused on bashing the iPad with its numerous ad campaigns, but now it’s moving onto the MacBook Air in the company’s latest Surface Pro 3 ads. A total of three 30-second ads have been released that compare Apple’s MacBook Air with Microsoft’s latest Surface Pro 3 hybrid tablet/laptop, and […]

2014 MacBook Pro vs 2013 MacBook Pro: Key Differences

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For those looking to buy a MacBook Pro, the new 2014 models look intriguing, but you could save a little money by opting for the older model. Here’s what you need to know. For the first time since late-2013, Apple updated its MacBook Pro line late last month with a slightly faster processor and more […]

How to Prevent Your MacBook From Overheating

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MacBooks are notorious for getting really hot while performing intensive tasks, but here are a few tricks you can try out to keep your MacBook cool under pressure. Laptops in general are prone to getting really hot while streaming videos, playing games, etc., and that’s mostly thanks to how the internal components are squeezed into […]