December 7, 2017

3 Ways to Stop Apps from Auto Opening on Startup (macOS)

Apple packs their MacBooks full of features to help you be more productive at every turn. Between gestures, the launchpad, and so much more, there are hundreds of ways to personalize your workflow. Unfortunately, sometimes these features can get in your way when they aren’t properly set up. The “Open at Login” feature is one […]

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November 24, 2017

5 Common MacBook Pro WiFi Problems and How to Fix Them

Are you experiencing those Wi-Fi problems with your Mac? For example, your MacBook Pro won’t connect to Wifi, connected but no Internet or the network speed is super slow, etc. Our smartphones may be equipped with the latest wireless data capabilities, but our MacBooks definitely aren’t. We rely on WiFi to do our daily work, […]

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November 22, 2017

How to Uninstall Apps on MacBook Pro? 5 Free + Paid Methods

Have you ever installed an app on your MacBook only to find that it isn’t quite what you’re looking for? Maybe you just used an app for a while, but it’s no longer needed. Whether you’re trying to save space on your hard drive or just want to get rid of bothersome app files, uninstalling […]

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November 18, 2017

How to Defrag MacBook Pro? (Hint: You May Not Need To)

Every Mac that runs a hard disk drive (HDD) stores data on a spinning disk. The data is written in chunks, and fragmentation occurs when related chunks become separated from each other. This means your MacBook runs slower as it searches for all the connecting chunks or blocks. Of course, you don’t want this because […]

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October 28, 2017

Safari Running Slow on Mac? 5 Possible Causes & Step-by-Step Fixes

How many times have you seen the spinning beachball lately while browsing Safari on your Mac? For example, Safari is slow loading pages, it stops loading halfway with text strewn across the screen and images in the wrong place. Or some webpages are loading forever before you’re able to actually read the content. Other times, it may be just that Safari […]

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October 23, 2017

What to Do When Safari Freezes or Keeps Crashing on Mac?

I enjoy browsing with Safari, Apple’s built-in web browser for all their Mac computers. Over the years it has become increasingly powerful, and Apple is always updating and improving it. However, we’ve all experienced the pinwheel of death at some point. One minute you’re opening a new tab, and the next you’re staring a bright […]

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October 17, 2017

6 Common MacBook Pro Battery Issues and How to Fix Them

It’s a dreaded message: “You are now running on reserve battery power.” Or, if you’re using a newer MacOS, it might say “Low Battery: Your Mac will sleep soon unless plugged into a power outlet” instead. If you’re near a wall outlet, this warning usually doesn’t have much impact. You simply pull out the charger, […]

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July 7, 2017

How to Recover Deleted Files (Emptied Trash) from a MacBook Pro?

Last updated on Jan. 8, 2018 for information accuracy. So you hit the “Empty Trash” option on your MacBook, only to find that you have several important files got removed as well? Or they are lost after you updated your machine to latest macOS High Sierra? Those files could be the precious photos you’ve just synced from […]

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May 8, 2017

Fixing Four Types of Macbook Pro Freezing Issues

You usually have no problem waiting in line to get services. But when it comes to using your Macbook Pro, it may be another story. For me, I hated it when the applications I use became unresponsive, not to mention that when the entire system froze up. Although I was told that patience is a virtue, […]

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June 21, 2016

Firefox Slow or Freezing on Macbook Pro? Speed it up with These Steps

(The post was last updated on July 25, 2017 for content accuracy and freshness.) I like using Firefox, one of the most popular web browsers, developed by Mozilla, a non-profit organization. The Mozilla team has been upgrading the browser by adding many great features, making the product more powerful and easy-to-use. However, performance issues are constantly […]

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