A rundown of Apple’s most recent releases

September 14th, 2017
A rundown of Apple’s most recent releases

Just a decade ago, the concept of a phone with a touchscreen was mostly foreign to the average consumer. Today, over 75% of Americans own a smartphone and Apple is leading the way in mobile device innovations. Read on for a recap of everything Apple released at its 2017 fall keynote.

Fruitfly spyware targets Mac computers

August 29th, 2017
Fruitfly spyware targets Mac computers

Contrary to popular belief, Macs do get hacked. Although it doesn’t happen as frequently as it does on Windows PCs, Macs have been infected by worms, Trojan horses, and other forms of malware in the past decade. Recently, security researchers discovered a new spyware that has flown under the radar for several years.

Best Mac timesavers

August 15th, 2017
Best Mac timesavers

One of Mac’s selling points is its powerful, highly intuitive, and user-friendly operating system. In fact, most companies using Macs today do so to save time and increase productivity. But you can take your Mac computer a step further with these tips and shortcuts.

Malware targeting MacOS steals bank logins

July 27th, 2017
Malware targeting MacOS steals bank logins

Although ransomware has stolen the limelight recently, there’s another type of cyberattack targeting your bank account. Thanks to some horrifying ingenuity, being infected by OSX.Dok can result in victims directly handing their bank account information to hackers.

What’s new in macOS High Sierra?

July 12th, 2017
What’s new in macOS High Sierra?

macOS High Sierra’s public beta is now available and it happens to be the first full OS upgrade since Snow Leopard. Despite that, the new OS’ most notable enhancements are not about features per se, but rather speed and future proofing Apple’s technology.

Major changes in iOS 11 and the iPad Pro

June 26th, 2017
Major changes in iOS 11 and the iPad Pro

Businesses were quick to adopt Apple’s iPad in the workplace since its release in 2010. It didn’t take long for it to become one of the most popular Apple devices, even though many users regarded it as just an oversized iPhone. All that changed with the release of the iPad Pro, which Apple is positioning as a practical replacement for the PC or Mac.

6 tips to secure Mac computers

June 8th, 2017
6 tips to secure Mac computers

When it comes to Mac devices, data privacy and security should be your #1 priority, not an afterthought. Without implementing sufficient security measures, you’re leaving the door open for cybercriminals to ransack your sensitive data. Keep your bases covered and fortify Mac security with these six tips:

The basics
Let’s start with the basics and head over to the Security & Privacy pane in System Preferences.

Malware infects Mac HandBrake downloads

May 24th, 2017
Malware infects Mac HandBrake downloads

If you’ve downloaded the macOS version of HandBreak, a popular video transcoding program that converts multimedia files into different formats, checking your computer’s safety right now would be wise. Users who downloaded the program between May 2 and May 6 have a 50 percent chance of being infected with an Apple Trojan, based on an announcement on HandBrake’s website.

Beware: new Mac malware on the loose

May 9th, 2017
Beware: new Mac malware on the loose

MacOS has a reputation for being one of the most secure operating systems. But in 2016, its susceptibility to malware grew by an astounding 744% according to one security report. Recently, a new strain of malware was found to infiltrate Macs by bypassing all of its security features.

New Mac Pro speculations

April 21st, 2017
New Mac Pro speculations

For years, Apple users have been holding on to nothing but online rumors concerning the release date of the new Mac Pro. Thankfully, Apple just confirmed a radical revamp of its high-end workstation. Although official information on the different models’ specs and features have not been confirmed, hints have been made about what could be in store for Mac Pro users.