Which Hard Drive Should You Buy?

If you need a hard drive, which do you buy? Seagate? Western Digital (WDC)? Toshiba? HGST? BackBlaze, the cloud backup company, buys lots of drives for their cloud servers, and they periodically release statistics on which brands and models have proven most and least...

Maintain Your Mac with Cocktail

Cocktail is a Mac maintenance utility that performs many cleanup tasks. It’s easy to use, and we strongly recommend it to every Mac user. It will speed up your Mac, correct fonts that are not displaying properly, files that display the wrong icons, and many...

Apple Mail Setup

To set up your email account in Apple’s Mail application, follow these steps. Open the Mail application. Click Preferences in the Mail menu. In the Preferences window, click on the Accounts button at the top, then, in the Accounts window, click the + (plus)...

Extended Warranties…should you buy them?

Extended Warranties…should you buy them? Buying an extended warranty is like betting in a casino. The manufacturer or dealer who sells the extended warranty is the casino. The odds favor the house…whoever is selling you the extended warranty. The...

Find and Delete Viruses and Malware

If you notice that your Mac is slower than usual, or isn’t behaving the way it normally does, it may be due to malware…a word that includes viruses, worms, trojans, phishing scripts, and adware…all different kinds of files that negatively affect the...