Think twice about selling or donating a Mac

Today’s computer users often forget or are unaware of how much sensitive information their devices store. The ability to save passwords, credit card numbers, and personal messages is undeniably convenient, but it’s also a huge liability. If you’re thinking about getting rid of your Mac, make sure to follow these steps first. 1. Back up […]

Follow these security tips to keep your Mac safe

Contrary to what you may believe, cyberthreats target not only Windows computers. Macs are also vulnerable to internet-based risks, and it’s critical that every Mac user protect their devices from such threats. Keep your Mac secure by following these steps. Check your privacy settings Make sure that your Mac settings are set up properly to […]

Boost Mac performance with an SSD upgrade

The latest Mac models are now built with solid state drives (SSDs), whereas older models have hard disk drives (HDDs), which are slower. Macs with SSDs are much faster than those with HDDs, but speed is not the only benefit of using SSDs for storage. They’re more reliable Most consumer SSDs use NAND flash memory, […]

What are the dangers of jailbreaking your iPad?

Many iPad users jailbreak their devices to gain greater control over iOS. With a jailbroken iPad, they can download apps that aren’t available in the App Store and gain more functionality. However, these unauthorized modifications often cause a variety of issues, including the following. Security vulnerabilities Jailbreaking removes security features designed to protect your iPad […]

Setting up your brand-new MacBook

When setting up your new MacBook, it’s important not to rush through the setup process. Otherwise, you might miss out on several key steps that will help make you get the most out of it. Here’s a guide to setting up your MacBook, plus some useful tweaks to further improve its performance. Go through the […]

Simple ways to defend against Mac ransomware

Although a majority of ransomware attacks usually target Windows PCs, this doesn’t mean Mac users are completely safe. Ransomware attacks for Macs have occurred before, and are growing more widespread over time. So how can you prevent ransomware from infecting your Mac? We’ve compiled some helpful security tips for you. What is Mac ransomware? Ransomware […]

Avoid a dead iPhone with these simple tips

Most employees are heavily reliant on their smartphones to contact clients and coworkers as well as work on the go. So if your iPhone runs out of battery, it can significantly hinder productivity and communications. However, you can easily avoid this outcome by following the six simple tips we’ve compiled below. 1. Activate Low Power […]

How to connect an external monitor to your Mac

How to connect an external monitor to your Mac

Remote work arrangements have become the new norm for many employees. If you’ve been working from home using your Apple desktop or laptop without a second monitor, here’s some good news: you have several options for external monitors — including your TV.

First, check what displays your Mac device supports by doing the following:

Click the Apple Menu (located on the left-hand side of the screen). Then click Support > Specifications.

A quick preview of iOS 14

If you’re an Apple mobile device user (or are planning to become one), you’ll want to know the goodies you’ll get from the next iterations of iOS 14 and other Apple operating systems. Here are some of the more tantalizing ones. Nifty app tweaks Apple is developing new features for some of its prominent apps, […]