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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.
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. Check the ports
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. In this blog post, we will discuss
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. What is jailbreaking?
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. Touch ID The first thing you must change
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. Learn how to move contacts, calendars, email accounts, and more from your PC to
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. What are the threats that can affect your Mac?