How to Know if a Mac is Refurbished or New

Sometimes, especially buying a second-hand Mac, you might wonder about its history. You may want to know if the Mac you want to buy was purchased as a brand new or refurbished device. In this article, I will explain how you can identify whether or not a Mac has been refurbished. When buying a Mac … Read more

Mac Slows Down and Freezes When Connected to the Internet

Several users have said that the Mac slows down and freezes when it is connected to the Internet. Users have said that the Mac functions as expected when the Internet is disconnected. And users have stated that this issue occurs when they use Wi-Fi, Personal Hotspot, or Ethernet to connect to the internet. From the … Read more

How to Right-click on a Mac Magic Mouse

Many mice come with both a right and a left button to click – but not those made by Apple. However, in macOS, there is a lot of functionality that can be easily accessed using a right-click. Right-clicking on many things in macOS will bring up a shortcut menu. In this article, we will tell … Read more

Can you Connect More than One Monitor to a Mac?

Many Mac users, especially those who use MacBooks, may need more screen real-estate than their built-in displays provide. But, how many external monitors can you connect? Also, what are the display options for those connected screens – options like screen mirroring and extended display. Can M1 Macs use external displays as Intel Macs can? In … Read more

Is Steam Safe to Download on Mac?

Steam is a popular game distribution service with a huge library of more than 50,000 games available to purchase and play. It is available for Windows, Mac and Linux, and for iOS (iPhone/iPad) and Android. Steam is the largest digital distribution platform for PC gaming. They had more than 100 million monthly active players in … Read more

Wi-Fi Seems Slow, but Speed Test Shows it is Fine

Wi-Fi slow but fine

There can be many reasons behind ‘slow’ internet speeds. It is frustrating to experience delays, buffering or seemingly slow speeds when you have paid for speedy Wi-Fi service in your home. There are Wi-Fi speed tests you can run, such as Ookla, to check if you are getting the Mbps you expect, but sometimes these … Read more

How to Type a Squared Symbol on your Mac

Type Squared Symbols

This article will explain how you can type a squared symbol (2) on your Mac. The square number, also called ‘a number squared’, is a number multiplied by itself. A lot of Mac users, especially students, may want to enter the symbol because it is commonly used in education. “Squared” is often written as a … Read more

Mac Won’t Shut Down, Fix

Mac Not Shutting Image

You should easily be able to shut down or restart your Mac unless you are having issues with your Mac. Our articles often suggest “turn it off and turn it back on again” to troubleshoot a variety of macOS hardware and software problems. This means that this advice won’t work for you if your Mac … Read more

How to Protect your Data and your Privacy on Mac

macOS comes with many built in features that can help you keep your data safe, protect your privacy and even help you find your Mac if it becomes lost or stolen. Many of these features simply require you to enable them, and after that, they will be working in the background to protect your data … Read more