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iCloud Services Being Wonky? Check Apple’s System Status Page

Published Friday, February 22, 2019
Many Apple users rely on mac.com, me.com, or icloud.com email addresses, along with plenty of other iCloud-related services. So if you can’t send or receive email, if photos aren’t transferring via iCloud Photo Library, or if some other iCloud-related service isn’t responding. more»

Winter Weather Warning: Keep Your Tech Toasty!

Published Tuesday, February 19, 2019
When it’s cold out, you can always throw on a sweater to stay warm. But your electronics are more reptilian—they can get sluggish or even fail to work in freezing weather. more»

Siri in Mojave Now Supports HomeKit and Find My iPhone

Published Friday, February 1, 2019
Siri on the Mac hasn’t been as useful as on iOS devices, but with macOS 10.14 Mojave, Apple enhanced the Mac version of Siri in a variety of ways. more»

Getting Rid of an Old Mac? Follow These Steps to Prep It for Its Next Life

Published Tuesday, January 29, 2019

If a new Mac has recently arrived in your life, it may be time to hand your old Mac down to a friend or family member, pass it on to a coworker, or send it back to Apple for recycling. Here’s what to do.

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Don’t Use Rules in Apple’s Mail to Send “Out of Office” Replies

Published Friday, January 25, 2019
It’s helpful to unplug occasionally and ignore email while on vacation or otherwise away from your work routine. And it’s a good idea to set up a vacation auto-responder to tell correspondents what to do in your absence. more»

Slow Mac? Here’s How to Figure Out If You Need More RAMSlow Mac? Here’s How to Figure Out If You Need More RAM

Published Tuesday, January 22, 2019

No matter how fast your Mac was when it was new, the time will come when apps launch slowly, the spinning beachball appears more often, and everything responds sluggishly. Such problems won’t happen all the time, and you can often fix them by quitting a piggy app or restarting your Mac. But if these problems are happening more frequently, one possible fix is to install more RAM.  Also known as random-access memory, RAM is the temporary working space where macOS loads apps and documents while you’re using them. Let’s look at how memory is used, how you can determine if you need more, and what to do about it.

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Use This Hidden Feature in Safari to Access Tabs on Your Other Apple Devices

Published Friday, January 4, 2019
Browser tabs. They breed like bunnies, and if you’re like us, you have oodles of tabs open on your Mac, iPhone, and iPad. But you may not know that Safari has a great tab-management feature that lets you access all the open tabs on all your devices. more»

Why Should You Work with an Apple Professional?

Published Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Potential clients sometimes ask why they should work with us instead of solving their own problems or hiring an employee to manage their IT infrastructure. It’s a fair question, and we’re happy to answer it in more detail if you want to chat. But here are a few of the reasons why working with an Apple professional is the right decision. All these revolve around the fact that we’ve been investigating and fixing tech problems for a long time, we’re constantly working to stay up with the latest changes, and we’re good at what we do.

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