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 […]
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.
Keyboard shortcuts can enhance users’ productivity and save time, but not everyone knows about them. If you own a Mac, these are the keyboard shortcuts you need to start using now. Minimize or dock the front app window: Command + M If you have several open apps, browsers, and Finder windows, use this shortcut to […]
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 […]
Even though Apple devices are less customizable than their Android counterparts, new iPads have dozens of settings to configure. Tackling the most important ones takes only a few minutes if you know where to start. Check out our recommendations for the top five most useful iPad settings.
If you’re switching from a Windows PC to a Mac, and you’re worried about losing years’ worth of data on your old machine, don’t fret. Changing platforms doesn’t have to mean starting over with Apple’s free tool called Windows Migration Assistant.
There’s a common misconception that Apple computers can’t get infected with malware. The truth is Macs are resistant to most Windows-based bugs and malicious codes but they aren’t invulnerable. Here are some threats that can compromise your Mac and how to tell that you’ve been infected.
It’s much more convenient to work when you have two monitors. In case you’re using a Mac computer (a MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, or Mac mini) and want to hook an external monitor to it, we’ve got a few tips for you. First, check which displays your Mac device supports by doing the following: Click the […]
Buying a secondhand Mac is a popular way to save money on relatively expensive equipment that retains its value. Conversely, selling your used Mac is a great way to expose yourself to identity theft — unless you follow these steps to keep your personal information safe.