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

macOS High Sierra: The New Features That Matter The WWDC 2017 keynote is just in and we’re about to receive some juicy novelties and features. What to expect? 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 High Sierra Apple… 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 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 You want to remove a program because it’s old, unusable or outdated.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... 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... Will my Mac Run macOS High Sierra? – Compatibility & Requirements The new operating system for Mac has been announced at the WWDC 2017 and the hype is real. With a lot of tweaks and refinements, the new macOS High Sierra promises a user experience deemed for the future of technology, bringing Apple one step closer to VR, AR and gaming… Read more... How to Clean Install the macOS High Sierra? Upgrading to the latest Mac operating system announced at the WWDC this June can be everything you envisioned and more. If you take the time to upgrade it properly, that is. How? By performing a clean install of the macOS High Sierra. Don’t worry, a clean install is as easy… Read more... What Is Intelligent Tracking Prevention In Safari 11 Browser Apple just rolled out an update for Safari and quite soon it will hit all of our Macs, iPhones, and iPads. It’s called the intelligent tracking prevention or ITP for short. If you search for the details on the web, you’ll come across tech-related articles on its machine learning and… Read more... How To Repair Disk With Mac Disk Utility If you experience these issues on Mac, your disk may need recovery: multiple apps quitting unexpectedly corrupted files and access errors external devices work improperly your computer won’t start up How do you know if your disk needs repair If you can still turn your Mac on, check the startup… Read more...

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