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 […]

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 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 […]

How to Customize the Dock on Mac

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*+-The dock in OS X is one of the best features of your Mac. Here’s how to customize it and get the most of it. The OS X dock is placed on the bottom of the screen and it includes a handful of Mac apps that you use most often (or at least it should). […]

New MacBook vs MacBook Pro: What Buyers Need to Know

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*+-Apple announced a new MacBook last week 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 you need to know if you’re thinking about buying a new MacBook and can’t decide between a MacBook Pro or this […]

20 Free Mac Apps Every User Needs

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*+-Whether you just bought your first Mac or are just looking for some great apps to have in your arsenal, here are 20 free Mac apps that you should consider downloading and installing. When you get a Mac for the first time, one of the things that you’ll probably do right away (after setting it […]

2015 MacBook Air vs 2014 MacBook Air: Key Differences

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*+-For those looking to buy a new MacBook Air, the 2015 refresh brings a few new things to the table. Here are the key differences between this year’s new model and last year’s MacBook Air. During its Apple Watch event, Apple announced updates to the MacBook Air, adding a slightly faster processor and a new […]

MacBook vs Surface Pro 3 

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*+-Overnight, Microsoft and Apple’s battle to control the high-end notebook space heated up. Microsoft was the first to throw down the gauntlet. Last year’s Surface Pro 3 proved that the company could create a very thin and light notebook PC with high-end flourishes that people would want to buy. Just releasing a serious MacBook Air competitor wasn’t […]

2015 MacBook Pro vs 2014 MacBook Pro: Key Differences

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*+-For those looking to buy a new MacBook Pro, the 2015 refresh brings a few new things to the table. Here are the key differences between this year’s new model and last year’s MacBook Pro. During its Apple Watch event, Apple announced updates to the MacBook Pro, adding a slightly faster processor and a new […]

Why You Should Buy a MacBook Pro Right Now

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*+-Apple announced a new MacBook earlier this week at its Apple Watch event, which comes with a completely new design. It’s not a replacement for the MacBook Pro yet, but that time could come, which is why now is a great time to buy a MacBook Pro. The new MacBook joins the MacBook Air and […]

New MacBook Release, Price & Features

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*+-Apple has announced a new MacBook today 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.” However, the all-new MacBook definitely has the MacBook Air feel to it, as Apple CEO Tim Cook says that it’s “the most extreme […]

2015 MacBook Air Release Date Details May Disappoint

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*+-2015 MacBook Air rumors are hot in the air, and a new report suggests that Apple may not release the 12-inch MacBook Air until April at the very earliest. According to the Wall Street Journal, the 2015 MacBook Air won’t begin shipping until “the second quarter,” which means that we may not see it release […]

2015 MacBook Air Release Could Arrive Next Week

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*+-Next week, Apple will be holding its first spring event in a while by revealing more Apple Watch details, as well as possibly launching a new MacBook Air. The heavily-rumored 12-inch 2015 MacBook Air could see a reveal at the Apple Watch event next week on March 9, according to The Michael Report. Release date […]

How to Control Your MacBook with Android

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*+-If you’re one of the millions of Android smartphone or tablet owners that also happens to own a Macbook, using the two together isn’t nearly as hard as many would have you believe. Yes Android and iOS users may not get along, but using your Android smartphone to control your Mac is actually extremely easy. […]

How to Change Default Browsers on Mac

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*+-Safari on Mac is a great browser, but if you’re not a fan of it and would rather use a different web browser, here’s how to change the default browser on Mac. Even though third-party web browsers don’t perform well on Macs compared to Safari (especially Chrome), many users still prefer using Chrome, Firefox, or […]

How to Clean Your Mac Keyboard

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*+-A dirty keyboard is never a good thing, so if you’re wanting to make it look like new again, here’s how to clean your Mac keyboard. Apple’s keyboard is one of the best-looking keyboards on the market, with it’s aluminum design and the bright white keys that contrast the aluminum color nicely. However, dirt and […]

Why You Should Wait for the 2015 MacBook Pro

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*+-The last MacBook Pro refresh was earlier last year with a slight upgrade from the previous version, and now that 2015 is here, we look at what we could expect from the 2015 MacBook Pro, as well as why you should wait until it comes out if you’re in the market for a MacBook Pro. […]

How to Clean a Retina MacBook Pro

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*+-If you use your MacBook Pro often and have had it for a couple of years now, it’s most likely filled with dust that needs to be removed. Here’s how to clean your Retina MacBook Pro. MacBooks have fans on the inside that are used to cool down the processor during intensive tasks. Any time […]

Why You Shouldn’t Buy the MacBook Air Right Now

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*+-If you’re in the market for a new MacBook Air, we’d suggest holding off for just a while longer, since a new MacBook Air is most likely right around the corner. The last time that the MacBook Air received an updated was back in April of last year, when it received a slight processor boost […]

How to Fix Slow MacBook Performance

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*+-MacBooks are some of the best laptops on the market, but like any laptop, a MacBook can degrade over time and become really slow. Here’s how to fix slow MacBook performance. As technology advances and software requires better and better hardware, older MacBooks begin to naturally slow down. Plus, with added use and files piling […]