Hardware

Upgrading a MacBook that’s Over 10 Years Old

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It was the fall of my junior year in high school when my aunt bought me my first laptop. A brand-new MacBook Pro and I absolutely couldn’t believe it. As it turns out, this same computer is still running almost 10 years later; but is it running as efficiently? With a little tender, love, and […]

How to Use Apple AirPods On a Windows PC

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Apple AirPods are one of the hottest gifts of the holiday season, and they’re great headphones for those who want to listen to their tunes while exercising or while on the go. However, they’re comfortable headphones with decent audio quality and impressive battery life – making them an excellent option as primary headphones for a […]

10 MacBook Pro Tips for Beginners

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The Macbook Pro is a very powerful laptop; one that can increase your productivity many times over. But it can also be a bit complicated, especially if you’re used to working in a Windows environment. In this article , we’ve put together 10 useful tips that will accelerate your familiarity with this sleek, state-of-the-art block […]

How to Maintain the Battery Life of Your iPhone, iPad and MacBook

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Apple recently found itself in hot water for doing what many customers had long suspected: slowing down older iPhones’ performance. In the aftermath of the revelation, Apple explained that it only throttled iPhone performance when the device’s battery had degraded to the point that running at full speed could cause the device to shut down. […]

How to Check AppleCare Support and Warranty Status for Your Mac

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If you have a Mac and need to get some repair or replacement done on it, then you’ll first need to determine whether or not the Mac is still under warranty. With most other manufacturers, this means having to go through an annoying process where you search for some serial or tag number and then […]

How to Detect WiFi Interference on a Mac

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If you’re like me, you probably have a bunch of other wireless networks that show up on your Mac when you try to connect that are not yours, but your neighbors. If you know anything about WiFi networks, you know that their are two frequencies that are currently used for all WiFi networks: 2.4Ghz and […]

Netflix Constantly Pausing/Buffering on Apple TV?

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I recently purchased an Apple TV mainly for streaming the TV Shows and Movies I had bought from iTunes onto my big HDTV. When I had learned that Apple will make everything available in the cloud, I thought it would be useful instead of connecting my Mac to my TV manually. So that works great, […]

MacBook Pro Constantly Dropping Wireless Connection?

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I love my MacBook and haven’t had very many major issues for the better part of 3 years. Unfortunately, that is not the case with all MacBook owners. Since I do a lot of technical support, I’ve run into a ton of people with MacBook Pro’s that simply lose the wireless connection randomly. It’s been […]

Connect a Mac Computer to a TV

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With all of the media that is available on the internet, and all of the media that is often collected in an iTunes library, there are times when you may want to connect your Mac computer to your TV. There are a few different options that can be used to connect your device to a […]

5 Thunderbolt Compatible Devices and Accessories

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Apple in collaboration with Intel released the Thunderbolt interface as a versatile I/O solution to not only replace the Mini DisplayPort, but also to be flexible in the type of devices that it supports. From there, Apple slowly but surely started integrating thunderbolt into their Mac computer lineup, now so, that it is the standard […]