UPDATED Tutorial: Ten Ways To Reclaim Space on Your Mac Hard Drive

This post was originally written in 2013, it's updated here to reflect new apps, new settings and services. Since this post was first written in 2013, solid-state storage has become ubiquitous in all of Apple's laptops and a relatively affordable option in their iMacs. In is nascent years, abundant flash storage was prohibitively expensive. Now most people can afford the storage they need in [...]

By |2020-05-17T10:02:37-07:00May 15th, 2020|Categories: Cloud Storage, Mac, Mac Tip, Tips, Tutorial|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Is the New MacBook Right For Me?

With all talk of the new MacBook being underpowered, or lacking key connectivity or any of the other usual bashing that accompanies the release of a new Apple product, the only spec that truly matters is if the new MacBook is right for you. Here's what we know: it's incredibly light, has a super-thin new keyboard, a revolutionary Force Touch trackpad, a lone USB-C port, and [...]

By |2016-10-12T22:17:53-07:00June 29th, 2015|Categories: Mac, Review|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Mac Tip: Print To PDF Keyboard Shortcut

PDFs are fantastic, and OS X's ease in creating them can't be beat. Or can it? Here's a way to make PDF creation even easier by making a keyboard shortcut. Keyboard shortcuts are simple key combinations (like typing "⌘+P" to print) that provide easier access to Mac/application functionality. While there are obviously a multitude of keyboard shortcuts built into OS X and your apps, part of [...]

By |2016-10-12T22:19:35-07:00February 10th, 2015|Categories: Mac, Mac Tip, PDFs, Tips|0 Comments

Tutorial: Ten Ways To Reclaim Space on Your Mac Hard Drive

With the advent of flash storage many of us have sacrificed storage capacity for speed, battery life and a low-profile form factor. The fact is that despite a significant drop in cost, a flash drive of comparable capacity to a magnetic drive is still incredibly expensive. For example, a new iMac with 1TB of flash storage costs $1,000 more than one with a traditional magnetic [...]

By |2020-04-06T12:19:40-07:00July 21st, 2014|Categories: Cloud Storage, Mac, Mac Tip, Tips, Tutorial, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Mac Tip: Restart Your Mac

Here's a simple little tip to keep things operating smoothly: restart your Mac now and then. Many users go weeks without ever restarting their Macs, and while for the most part that's a perfectly trouble-free was to live, it's worth doing a restart once a week to "start fresh" to keep your Mac and apps running as smoothly as possible. Restarting frees up system memory, [...]

By |2014-05-08T10:15:12-07:00May 8th, 2014|Categories: Mac, Mac Tip|Tags: , |0 Comments

Email Accounts Are Free – Go Get A Few

Tired of wading through all the spam, daily emails from Target, and newsletters you subscribed to years ago but no longer read - all to find the emails that really matter? Get your email life sorted out by signing up for a few new email accounts. Here's the thing: they're free (and handy as hell in situations like this) and will greatly simplify up [...]

By |2020-05-15T08:47:23-07:00October 9th, 2013|Categories: Email Tip, iPad, iPhone, Mac, Mac Tip, Security, Tutorial|Tags: , , |1 Comment
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