Portability and power packed in such a small form factor have always been the recipe for MacBook’s success. Just think of when MacBook Air was first introduced — it has immediately become the gold standard of ultraportable computers. Apple’s recent update of the MacBook Pro lineup goes on to continue legacy and features an even smaller footprint. The beauty of these engineering masterpieces, however, can only be fully appreciated if these laptops actually hold the charge. Otherwise, the portability factor is simply out of the equation.
Apple’s macOS spinning pinwheel is used to indicate a busy application and comes with more than a handful of names. You will often see the spinning wait cursor being referred to as a beach ball, a wheel of death, or a rainbow disk. Some even go to the extremity of calling it a spinning pizza of doom. Users get creative in frustration of trying to fix the pinwheel and regardless of how you choose to call it, one thing holds true — it’s a dreadful sight to see.
Kernel panic sounds scary. In reality, it isn’t as scary as it sounds. Kernel panic is an occurrence when your Mac restarts for no evident reason. You will know you’re dealing with a kernel panic error when you see “You need to restart your computer” message on a black screen. Apple users who have previously used Windows and experienced the dreaded “blue screen of death” will immediately notice the resemblance. Luckily, there is a number of ways you can fix the issue on your own.
For starters, what is Siri at all? Siri is Apple’s artificial intelligence (AI) assistant that uses language processing, voice recognition and machine learning to be the helper you need. Siri was initially launched on iOS but has been made available for macOS with the Sierra upgrade. On a Mac, Siri shares similar functionality, operates by the same logic & technologies as on iOS, but at the same time, does more things that Mac owners will find useful.
Bloatware is software that becomes unwieldy due to its numerous unnecessary or simply useless components. The term can also be applied to applications or programs that are pre-installed on a computer or mobile device. The main problem with bloatware is its big size and the excessive consumption of operating system resources, i.e., storage space and RAM. The more abstract issue with bloatware is that its functionality erodes because of plentiful meaningless features.
If an Apple computer gets hotter than hell and makes noise like a rock band, it is not normal. You should not let Mac burn that way. You'd better research why this is happening and explore solutions to prolong the lifespan of your device.
Mac owners often work with various image and video editing software. The choice is wide: from Adobe Photoshop or Premier to Sketch or Final Cut Pro. Both third-party solutions and native tools are great. However, regular work with these apps may lead to the common system errors associated with a “scratch disk” notification. The most typical bug in such situation is that Photoshop rejects to launch. Luckily, there is a solution to the issue, and the article is going to show you several ways out.
Solid-State Drives (SSD) are great, no argument about that. They ensure larger speed of work and require less battery power. Yes, SSD costs more than a classical hard drive of the same capacity; respectively, the solid-state drives of 1 TB and larger are really expensive. But many users solve this issue by purchasing a smaller SSD to install the OS on it while all user data is stored on a huge HDD. Perhaps, the only significant problem with such devices is SSD limited life span. Once a Mac user gets a Low SSD life alert, he or she must urgently backup personal files.
Why in the world would one want to erase the passwords stored in browsers on a personal Mac? Well, think 'security.' As the old saying goes, it's not wise to put all your eggs into one basket. The same way, keeping all your passwords in one place is not safe and could jeopardize your money or private data. As long as you do not let anyone else use your Mac, the threat is minimal. But what if you're selling your device or lend it to your friend or colleague? In any case, it is good to know how to get rid of the saved passwords on a Mac. From this article, you will learn how to clear all passwords the most popular browsers.
Undoubtedly, macOS is a highly efficient and convenient platform. Though, even there you can find some useless components that lie dormant cluttering the system. The stark example is the numerous language files. In fact, the same can be said about language packs included in almost any application you install on your Mac.
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