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When should you purchase a new Mac?

Like it or not, there will come a time when your once lightning-fast Mac computer can no longer meet modern computing demands. When this happens, you’ll face the following dilemma: should you stick to your current Mac computer or purchase a new one? To help you make this decision, we’ve listed several signs you need

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How to protect your Mac from cyberthreats

There’s a myth that Macs are virtually immune to malware and viruses. But it’s exactly that: a myth. While Macs may face fewer threats than Windows computers, they are still vulnerable to a wide array of cyber risks. Fortunately, protecting your Mac is fairly simple. Start with these security tips. Check your privacy settings Make

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Why an SSD is better than an HDD for your Mac

There’s no question that solid state drives (SSDs) are better than hard disk drives (HDDs) for personal computers and Macs. SSDs will significantly enhance your machines’ performance in ways you may not have imagined. Here are a few specific benefits to Mac when you replace HDDs with SSDs. They’re more reliable Most consumer SSDs use

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6 Compelling reasons to not jailbreak your iPad

For most users, the iPad is fantastic just as it is. It’s easy to use and there are myriad apps and content available to download from the App Store. But there are people who aren’t too happy with the restrictions that Apple imposes on how they can control and customize their device. Jailbreaking is a

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Got a new MacBook? Here’s what you need to do first

The 2020 MacBook models boast of a new processor that promises a longer battery life and better speed. Plus, they offer the ability to run iPhone and iPad apps. But before you start using your new device, make the following tweaks to ensure even better performance and functionality. Go through the basics  When you first

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What you need to know about Mac ransomware

New strains of ransomware usually impact many Windows users, while only a small percentage of Mac users get affected. However, there are ransomware strains that specifically target Apple’s computers. Defending against these threats is crucial if your business mostly uses Macs. Here’s what you need to know about Mac ransomware. What is Mac ransomware? Ransomware

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6 Tips to keep your Mac computer safe

Although it is important, security is something that some Mac users overlook. That’s fine if all you do is watch YouTube videos or experiment with Photo Booth, but not if you use your computer for day-to-day business operations. Prevent internal and external threats from harming your device with these tips.  The basics First, let’s start

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Apple WWDC 2018: News and updates

The Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) has developers meeting and joining discussions with more than a thousand engineers from Apple. What new products did the computer manufacturer have in store for consumers? Read on to find out! A more personal, faster iOS 12 Apple has focused on improving the operating system’s performance so that iPads and

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