Protect your Mac from malware

Protect your Mac from malware

Viruses and malware creators are out to attack anyone and everyone within their reach — including Mac users. Despite Apple’s insulated macOS layouts, cybercriminals are finding ways to identify and exploit vulnerabilities. Viruses that affect Macs There are four general virus types that hit Apple products, and their effects can range from merely annoying to […]

Get your new MacBook up and running

Get your new MacBook up and running

Just bought a new MacBook? Can’t wait to start using it? Get it up and running — and make the most out of your shiny new toy — by making these important changes to your MacBook’s settings. Check for updates From time to time, Apple releases updates to macOS. If the tech giant has released […]

Secure your Mac before discarding it

Secure your Mac before discarding it

Well over half of Americans save account passwords to an application or web browser, and at least as many also store private documents on their computers. That’s fine for people who take active measures to protect their data, but if you give away a computer, you surrender all control. Make sure to follow these steps […]

Mac speed issues: Here are tips to fix them

Mac speed issues: Here are tips to fix them

Your Mac is unusually slow and you want to know why. Perhaps it started to become sluggish when you installed macOS Mojave, or it could be because you’re running out of disk space. Let us help you troubleshoot the issue — just follow these tips. Clean up your Login Items The Login Items list (or […]

Best of Mac 2018: Your time-saving checklist

Best of Mac 2018: Your time-saving checklist

“Time is money” may be a cliche, but it is worth repeating because it’s true. In fact, Apple incorporates many time-saving features onto its macOS updates so that Mac users become more efficient the longer they use their machines. Use our checklist to become the time-saving machine you’re meant to be. Declutter with Desktop Stacks […]

Enlist IT help when installing CPU updates

Enlist IT help when installing CPU updates

When it comes to security updates, time is usually of the essence. The longer you wait to install a fix from a vendor, the higher the risk of being compromised. But in the cases of the Meltdown and Spectre flaws, you might be better off waiting until a more reliable patch is released. Let’s review […]

Apple fixes major macOS security flaw

Apple fixes major macOS security flaw

Apple cyber incidents have increased steadily over the past few months. In 2017, we’ve witnessed several Mac ransomware strains and a host of other computer viruses. Recently, Apple discovered a major security flaw with macOS High Sierra. Read on to find out more. Serious bug On November 28th, security researchers reported a serious bug in […]

Apple releases KRACK patch in latest OS

Apple releases KRACK patch in latest OS

Almost every macOS update comes with a security patch that users often dismiss. If you’ve read about KRACK, then you should know that updating your Mac’s operating system to macOS 10.13.1 High Sierra is extremely important. Here’s everything you need to know about Apple’s latest Mac OS. Why you should update now Foremost on Apple’s […]

New vulnerability discovered in High Sierra

New vulnerability discovered in High Sierra

The macOS operating system has a reputation for being impervious to security risks, but according to recent news, that’s not always the case. In High Sierra, even someone with zero IT experience can steal your password. Here’s how to stop them. What is the bug? The vulnerability pertains to sweeping changes in how macOS stores […]

macOS High Sierra: what you need to know

macOS High Sierra: what you need to know

There are several improvements in Apple’s recently launched macOS High Sierra, and Apple enthusiasts should be thrilled. These include an overhauled interface, faster processing, more efficient storage management, and a long list of application updates. Read on to find out how Apple’s newest OS improves user experience. Greater speed and efficiency The improved Photos app […]