How to keep Mac computers safe

How to keep Mac computers safe

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.

Trojan infects macOS version of HandBrake

Trojan infects macOS version of HandBrake

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.

Mac Malware finds a new way to attack

Mac Malware finds a new way to attack

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.

Add-in support for Mac’s Microsoft Office

Add-in support for Mac’s Microsoft Office

Support is defined as providing assistance, encouragement, or comfort to help someone achieve a certain goal. For Mac’s version of Microsoft Office, support comes in the form of add-ins that aim to enhance user experience. Although usability testing is currently underway, you can still read about the latest developments here:

Office add-ins are applications running within the suite’s constituent programs that provide features not available by default.

Office 365 simplifies calendar sharing

Office 365 simplifies calendar sharing

Calendar sharing is one of those mundane yet vital components of effective scheduling. The task of sharing one’s calendar hasn’t always been easy, and many wonder why. Microsoft has recently improved upon its calendar sharing features in Office 365 for all users, and here are some of the reasons you should accept the latest advancement with open arms:

Simplicity
Users’ first impression of the new model is that it’s much simpler.

4 El Capitan problems, and how to fix them

4 El Capitan problems, and how to fix them

El Capitan has been a popular update for those using Mac computers. But that’s not to say Apple’s latest OS is not without its problems. If you’ve been using El Capitan for awhile now, you may have bumped into a few pesky issues. Here are some of the most common ones and the solutions you need to fix them.

Scareware alert for Mac users

Scareware alert for Mac users

Just when you thought it was safe to surf the Internet waves on your Mac computer…if malware could have a catchphrase, this play on the classic Jaws 2 tagline would be quite fitting for a recently discovered scareware. It’s sneakier and more convincing than almost anything that’s come before.

Tips to make better use of Mac’s El Capitan

Tips to make better use of Mac’s El Capitan

Apple products are known to boost productivity. And with the latest addition of their new OS for Mac, they have once again delivered some handy tools to ensure your computing experience is even easier. Here are a few of our favorite El Capitan tips to help you navigate your Mac smoothly and use applications more efficiently.

The complete buyer’s guide to MacBook

The complete buyer’s guide to MacBook

When it comes to purchasing a new MacBook, there are four main options available: MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, MacBook Pro with Retina display, and the new 12-inch MacBook. Each model comes with different display resolutions, configurations, and various custom-made options.

Microsoft launches Office 2016 for Mac

Microsoft launches Office 2016 for Mac

Mac users who have been using Office 2011 now have a reason to smile: Microsoft finally released the latest Office 2016 for Mac in September. Office 2016 is packed with powerful new features for Microsoft’s core applications, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook, all of which are designed to run and perform seamlessly on the Mac platform.