It’s about time you use your Mac’s Time Machine

If you’re a Mac user, you probably already know that macOS boasts a remarkable built-in feature called Time Machine, which helps easily recover deleted files, emails, or media. If you’re not using it, it’s about time that you do. This reliable backup mechanism maintains an accurate, up-to-date record of your Mac’s contents.

Protect your Mac from ransomware with these tips

February 13th, 2023 Apple

Businesses and individuals alike rely on Macs for tasks that require a high level of security, such as online banking, shopping, and storing important files. So what would happen if your Mac was infected with ransomware? In this blog post, we will provide practical tips to protect your Mac against ransomware attacks.

How to tell if your Mac has been infected with malware

January 3rd, 2023 Apple

Has your Mac been acting strangely lately? Are you seeing strange pop-ups or advertisements, or are your applications taking longer to load than usual? These could be signs that your Mac has been infected with malware.  Keep reading to learn more about the symptoms of malware infection so you can keep your Apple computer safe.

Helpful tips for connecting your Mac to an external monitor

November 23rd, 2022 Apple

If you want to be more productive on your Mac, adding a second monitor is the best solution. You’ll be able to work on large spreadsheets and compare documents side by side more easily without cluttering up your primary screen. Follow these steps to connect your Mac computer to an external monitor.

Keep your iPhone text messages private with these tips

October 14th, 2022 Apple

If you’re a business owner who relies on text messages to communicate with employees, clients, or customers, it’s essential to ensure the privacy and security of your messages. Unfortunately, there are many ways for others to go through your texts if they have access to your mobile phone.

5 Reasons SSDs are better than HDDs for Macs

September 2nd, 2022 Apple

Solid-state drives (SSDs) are fast becoming the standard for data storage because of their many advantages over hard disk drives (HDDs). Here are the top five reasons SSDs are better than HDDs for Macs.

SSDs are more reliable

All types of disk drives are more likely to fail with age, but SSDs are more resistant to age-related degradation than HDDs. This is because most modern SSDs use NAND flash memory, which is not as susceptible to the wear and tear that HDDs experience with their spinning disks.

Why you shouldn’t jailbreak your iPad

Only Apple-approved apps found in the App Store can be downloaded and installed onto iPads and other Apple devices. Users who want to install apps not authorized by Apple often resort to jailbreaking their devices. What exactly is jailbreaking, and what are its effects on your iPad? Read on to find out.

Be more productive with these Mac keyboard shortcuts

Pointing and clicking with a mouse is great, but there are times when doing so can disrupt your focus. At times like these, using these shortcuts on your Mac’s keyboard may actually be more efficient.
Minimize or dock the front app window: Command + M
If you have several open apps, browsers, and Finder windows, use this shortcut to minimize the front window to the Dock.

Keep your iPhone battery alive with these tips

There’s nothing worse than having a low iPhone battery when you’re working remotely without an outlet nearby. Luckily, there are several tips you can use to extend your smartphone's battery life. Here are six that prove invaluable.
1. Activate Low Power Mode
When you switch on Low Power Mode, it automatically adjusts several settings to extend the life of your battery.