The MacPaw How-Tos

Learn about the inner workings of your Mac and how to make it run better!

macOS High Sierra: The New Features That Matter The September 2017 keynote has been a huge success and and brought us some juicy novelties and features. So what did we get? A lot of fine tuning in terms of web browsing, graphics and file management and a bunch of other goodies. Everything you must know about the macOS… Read more... How to delete useless burst photos on your Mac Burst mode does us all a big favor by taking a bunch of pictures with a single (long) click. However, a burst photo only serves the short-term purpose of capturing every split second so you can pick the best shot later. Once you’ve done that, you’re better off without a… Read more... How to defrag a Mac? — Do Macs need defragmentation? You might be experiencing some performance issues with your Mac and you knew from your PC days about defragging computers. Well, you won’t find any command or utility to do that on Mac. The point is that the Mac File System is designed differently than Microsoft's, and it defragments files… Read more... How to Speed up Mac? — 15 Steps to Improve MacBook Performance Remember the feeling of a brand new Mac? A Mac without rainbow wheels. A Mac that didn’t cause headaches or frustration. Everything was just perfect! However, with all apps, documents, photos and a full iTunes library, your Mac starts to act as if it’s hiking 20 miles uphill in the… Read more... How to Clean Up Mac? — 10 Steps to Clean MacBook So you’ve had your Mac for a while and things don’t feel as fresh and clean as they used to? Like a car, phone, or watch, anything regularly taken care of will greatly extend the lifetime of it by years. Don’t worry; there are many things you can do to… Read more... How to Uninstall Programs on Windows 10? — CleanMyPC Uninstaller Keeping your computer clean and tidy is important for two reasons: your PC’s health and your own. A bunch of programs could make your computer sluggish, and a cluttered desktop will do the same to your mind. That’s why you have to uninstall apps you no longer use or need.… Read more... How to Disable Startup Programs on Windows 10? — Change or Turn Off Autorun Apps Computers may sometimes behave like cats. They totally ignore you as if they have plans of their own. You will see apps popping up and mysterious processes starting in the background. Now your PC takes 5 minutes to load, what’s happening? Your computer probably has too many apps sitting in… Read more... Uninstall Apps the Right Way with a New Uninstaller Module Here’s everything you should know about uninstalling apps on your computer. You’ll see, your PC will thank you for all the care! What is Uninstall? It happens all the time. You want to remove a program because it’s old, unusable or outdated. What now? There are two ways to dump… Read more... Wi-Fi won't turn on — How to fix Wi-Fi connection on Mac? Wi-Fi problems on macOS Sierra/High Sierra Wi-Fi connection — it is central to intelligent life on Earth. But there could be numerous reasons your Mac won’t connect to Wi-Fi: a new software update, broken Wi-Fi preferences, or several networks conflicting with each other. Below we’ll explain what to do when… Read more... Tame the Autorun or Booting Faster with CleanMyPC We hear many people complain about their PC booting slow. Yet they never heard of Autorun and what a powerful functionality is locked up in their Windows. Take a minute to master it. You’ll become a better PC user, less annoyed with stacks of pervasive apps.  What is Autorun? Autorun… Read more...

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