We know how frustrating a slow computer can be and we’re here to help! If you followed the steps in Part 1 of How to speed up a slow Mac but your Mac is still slogging along, here are some further reasons for a poky Mac and some additional steps to consider.
We may slow down as we get older, but our Macs shouldn’t! There can be several reasons why your beloved Mac seems to be slowing down lately. In this Part 1 video we suggest some things you can check out as possible culprits for your slow Mac, and ways to help keep it running efficiently. [Read More…]
If you have a lot of files on your Mac and you haven’t yet discovered Quick Look, you’re in for a pleasant surprise. Especially if you didn’t give each file a unique name that tells you exactly what the file is about! Instead of opening those files you need to identify, and waiting patiently for [Read More…]
Linda B. asks: “What’s with the spinning beach ball on my computer?” We’ve all seen it, the colorful pinwheel-like ball, merrily spinning away as we wait and wonder… In this video we explain what the spinning beach ball – sometimes called “the spinning beach ball of death!” means when you see it on your Mac. [Read More…]
Are you using the Calendar app on your Mac computer and/or your iPhone? We hear from folks who avoid the Calendar because it’s confusing at first. Admittedly it’s just not as user-friendly as some of Apple’s other apps. We started using Calendar in earnest last year, and now we wouldn’t want to do without it. [Read More…]
Continuing our series on iCloud, we explain in this video how iCloud works on your iPhone and iPad. We’ll also show you some of the very cool things you can do when you “sync” your Safari internet browser on all your Apple devices – for example, did you know that you can start reading a [Read More…]
We are often asked, “Is iCloud Drive the same thing as iCloud?” or “What the heck is Optimization?” If anything is more confusing than iCloud, it’s iCloud Drive. In this video we explain how iCloud Drive works, including what that strange “Desktop and Documents” option does if you dare enable it. We strongly recommend that [Read More…]
Do you feel confident in your understanding of how iCloud works? What about syncing? Are you certain about what is and is not going to iCloud on your various Apple devices? In this video we present an overview of iCloud to help you get the “big picture” of how iCloud works with your Mac computer, [Read More…]