Top Tips to Protect Sensitive Files with Disk Utility

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Information security is a very crucial issue in today’s online world. With identity theft, credit card fraud and other cyber crimes running rampant, it is very important to protect all your data. Hacking is one of the ways cybercriminals get your information. So, if you’re storing sensitive information on Mac, having a password is not enough. You need a strong Mac drive encryption to protect your computer against unauthorized access. Aside from having secure passwords, you can encrypt your data on your Mac for added security. There’s no need to buy expensive third-party apps to protect your data. All you […]

How to Remove Viruses on Mac for Free

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Macs are known for being generally reliable and secure, but just like any other piece of technology, they also have weak points, which may be taken advantage of by unscrupulous perpetrators. Within the last few years, there have been several reports of malware and virus attacks on Macs, albeit not worsening enough to be considered an epidemic. Still, the fact remains that the threat is out there and Mac users are not totally invulnerable to cyber attacks. The latest reported Mac threat was the OSX/MaMi. It made the news in January 2018. The malware was designed to install a new […]

What Are the Different Password Types in macOS?

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Using passwords may be a bit inconvenient sometimes, but they make our online lives more secure. These passwords add an extra layer of security to our computer, especially to our sensitive files and data. We use a password for almost everything we do on and with our computer – from social media and email to simply logging in to use our Macs. However, did you know that there are different Mac passwords? Different Types of Mac Passwords Mac Password. This is also known as your account password or computer login password. This is the password you use during start-up in […]

How to Stop “Upgrade to MacOS High Sierra” Notifications on Your Mac

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Are you tired of the Upgrade to macOS High Sierra notifications regularly popping up on your Desktop? If you’re annoyed by the upgrade notifications but don’t want to install the system software update yet, then this article is for you. Most Mac users think that there is no other option but to install the upgrade because there is no Dismiss or Close button. When the Upgrade to macOS High Sierra notification pops up, you are only given the Install and Details buttons. The Install button immediately tries to install the update while the Details button brings up the App Store […]

How to Customize Your Mac Desktop

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Apple is known for its minimalist design. However, there are many ways to tweak your settings to customize your Mac desktop. This article is for those who want to spice up or personalize their Desktop. There are many cool ways to easily change your Mac’s look and feel. All you have to do is adjust some macOS preferences according to your taste. Here are some ways to customize Mac desktop: 1. Customize Your Wallpaper. The first thing you see when you open your computer is your desktop, and the first thing you’ll notice on your desktop is your wallpaper. Your […]

How to Manage Fonts on a Mac

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Apple’s Mac is definitely a leader when it comes to graphics management. As such, you’ll find countless fonts for this device, either preloaded on the Mac OS X or available for download from numerous sites on the web. With a wide variety of fonts, you’ll be able to create unique presentations and imagery every single time. However, before you can come up with the perfect visual, you’ll first need to learn how to manage fonts on your Mac. Fortunately, this isn’t as difficult a task as it might seem. With a few simple steps, you’ll be able to manipulate all […]

The State of Mac Malware

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Most people believe that Mac computers don’t get viruses or any form of malware but the truth is they do. Mac computers are also vulnerable to malware attacks and have been that way ever since. In fact, the very first known microcomputer virus, Elk Cloner, was designed for Mac. The virus was written in 1982 by a 15-year old Richard Skrenta, and stored on floppy disks. Elk Cloner was designed to target Apple II computer systems. Although it was totally harmless, the virus caused a lot of annoyance as infected computers would display a poem on every 50th boot. Different […]

How To Efficiently Use Apple’s Keynote

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Presentations are not only for students. Presentations are also useful for businesses, meetings, workshops, and tutorials. Most people are familiar with PowerPoint, but there is a Mac counterpart of it, the Keynote. It is the Mac version of PowerPoint but better. You can create professional-looking and breathtaking presentations with Keynote even if you are a beginner. How to Create a Keynote Presentation Keynote allows you to create stunning presentations from scratch. To create a new presentation, follow these steps: Open Keynote by typing it on Finder. Once the application has been launched, choose your desired theme. There are many themes […]

Useful Tips on How to Clean Mac Keyboard

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Got a stuck key on your Mac keyboard? Are some keys unresponsive? It’s probably time for you to clean your keyboard. But before you take out your laptop cleaning kit, you have to understand first your Mac’s butterfly keyboard. Your Mac Keyboard Apple introduced the butterfly keyboard when it released the 12-inch MacBook in 2015. The first generation butterfly keyboard was met with more complaints than praises because users felt that it went too far with its minimal key travel. The second generation was released in 2016, with Apple boasting that the keyboard experience is refined for greater comfort and […]

How to Charge Mac Laptop Without Charger

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Without a Mac charger, your Mac laptop seems worthless. After all, you don’t have a way to charge its battery once it drains, but what if we say that we have a long-kept secret about how to charge a Mac laptop without a charger? Will you be interested in knowing it? We bet you are. If you really need to use your laptop so bad, and unfortunately, the device is battery dead and you don’t your Mac charger with you, try the following: 1. Use USB-C Power Banks Even if your laptop’s battery drains out and you are out of […]