Force Quit Mac

How to Force Quit Mac Apps

If an app isn’t responding, you can use Force Quit to force it to close. Normally, you can close an app by choosing Quit from the Apple menu. If an app becomes unresponsive or freezes, you can use Force Quit to close it. Steps to Force Quit a Mac App Choose Force Quit from the Apple menu, or press Command +…







Repair Permissions Mac

How to Repair Permissions with Disk Utility

Repairing Permissions is a simple procedure that Mac users can complete using the Disk Utility app or through the command line. It repairs the permissions of various files on your Mac. Learn how to repair permissions on your Mac by following our guide. Repairing permissions is a very common solution to various problems. However, it not a solution for everything. Lots…







How to Fix iPhone Charging Port

How to Fix iPhone Charging Port: 2015 Guide

If your iPhone 5, 5S, 5C or iPhone 6 won’t charge…the fix might be really simple. My iPhone 5, which is now over 2 years old, suddenly wouldn’t charge at all, using either my wall charger or the USB cable. I tried bending the cable, which sometimes helped, but this seemed like a very poor solution. So I wondered to myself…How…







How to Lock Mac Screen

How to Lock a Mac Screen

If you’re leaving your Mac unattended in the office or another public place, you’ll probably want to lock the Mac screen so that you have to enter the password when you return to it. How to Lock Mac Screen Quickly Here’s the quickest way: Control+Shift+Eject is the keystroke (keyboard shortcut) for Macs with an Eject key, and for external keyboards Control+Shift+Power is the keystroke…







Reset SMC Mac

How to Reset SMC on a Mac

If you’re having trouble with your Mac, and a PRAM reset hasn’t worked, you may need to try reset SMC (System Management Controller) on your Mac. Why you should Reset SMC on your Mac Fans —The computer’s fans run at high speed although the computer is not experiencing heavy usage and is properly ventilated. Lights — Keyboard backlight not working correctly,…







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Tutorial: How to Insert Watermarks in Apple Pages on your Mac

Watermarks are useful for legal documents or other sensitive documents that you may want to mark as confidential. Typically a watermark is large faint text in the background, with a low opacity so that the content above is still readable. This step by step guide will tell you how to insert watermarks in Apple Pages.







Norton Antivirus Mac Review

Norton Antivirus Mac Review

Norton AntiVirus is one of the oldest and best known antivirus products available. It has its origins as Symantec Antivirus for Macintosh (SAM) which was released in May 1989. In August 1990, Symantec purchased Peter Norton Computing from Peter Norton. The first version of Norton AntiVirus was released in 1991, featuring Mr. Norton wearing his pink shirt on retail box…







Reset PRAM on Mac

Reset PRAM on a Mac

If you’re having trouble with your Mac, resetting the PRAM might help. It is one of the most common troubleshooting techniques on the Mac. This article tells you how to reset the PRAM and also tells you more about what it is. Reset PRAM You can reset the PRAM by restarting your Mac and holding down the keyboard combination Command+Option+P+R….







Uninstall MacKeeper

Uninstall MacKeeper from your Mac

Update April 11, 2017:  If you are now using a modern version of MacKeeper (2015 or newer), you can repeat the below process to uninstall MacKeeper from your Mac. Uninstall MacKeeper completely from your Mac using our easy guides. This is genuine software and not malware (read our review), but ZeoBit made it difficult for the average user to remove the software…







Uninstall MacKeeper

Is MacKeeper a Scam in 2015?

MacKeeper by Zeobit, LLC is a multi-functional system utility for Mac OS X which consists of 16 tools for security, system optimization and cleanup. The program has caused much debate and controversy because of Zeobit’s marketing tactics and also because of users reporting that the software itself is actually malware. Many people in the Mac community ask about the MacKeeper…







Onyx for Mac

OnyX for Mac Download

One of my favourite software utilities is OnyX for Mac. It’s a multifunctional tool that allows you to verify startup disk, repair it, verify/repair permissions, clean caches, logs, run system maintenance, configure hidden parameters and more. Best of all, its free!







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Fix iPhoto Slow Problems

Solving Slow iPhoto Problems and other iPhoto Troubleshooting If your iPhoto Library is large and complex, the database and files themselves may need repairing or rebuilding. Sometimes doing this can resolve issues such as the library appearing to be unreadable, missing photos, or other issues related to the iPhoto Library database.







MacBook Pro Memory

MacBook Pro Memory Corsair

The 2011 and 2012 MacBook Pros (non-retina) are compatible with up to 16GB memory (despite Apple’s claim that only 8GB is accepted), which can make a considerable difference in performance depending on your needs. The 2009 and 2010 MacBook and MacBook Pro are limited by Apple to 8GB memory. 8GB is acceptable for ordinary usage, such as email, Internet browsing,…







MacBook Pro Battery Life

MacBook Pro Battery Life

The batteries on newer MacBook Pros (MBP) are not removable by the user (although they can be removed by a certified Apple technician, or indeed by anyone after your warranty has expired). For the usable life of your Mac’s battery, it is worth spending some time trying to extend your Macbook Pro Battery Life and ensure you are charging and…