Posts tagged Computer Maintenance

ONYX – Free Maintenance Software For Your Mac

It’s Spring! Time for some Spring Cleaning tips for your computer. As MAC users, Spring Cleaning is not a big affair. The MAC operating system is incredibly stable and does not need much maintenance. But, if your like me, installing and uninstalling apps due to testing, you may want to run some system maintenance software once in a while. I prefer Cleanmymac by Macpaw. For $14.99 you get a lifetime license, the software has an extremely user friendly interface and constantly reminds me to empty my trash. I think I have… Read More

Free Anti-Virus Software! Don’t Pay When The Best Stuff is Free!

Mac Users Mac users usually think don’t they need an anti-virus program because MAC’s are pretty much virus free. Fortunately for APPLE, since the MAC platform is constantly growing and making APPLE more money, more viruses are now targeting the MAC. That’s unfortunate for MAC users but there’s no need to panic just yet, there has been a free anti-virus program available for  the MAC for quite a while and it’s offered by a reputable company, Sophos. Sophos is a developer and vendor of security software and hardware, including anti-virus, anti-spyware, anti-spam, network access control, encryption software… Read More

Backup Options, Upcoming Spring Cleaning Tips & Win A Subscription To An Online Backup Service

It’s Tech Tuesday! Spring is in the air and I’m searching for the best Spring Cleaning Tips for your computer. 1 lucky commenter will also receive a 3 month subscription to the Backblaze Online Backup Service! Contest details at bottom of this post… . Spring is almost here, to be exact the Spring Equinox is March 20th, and this is a great time of the year to start thinking about Spring Cleaning your computer.  For at least the entire month I will be going over some great tips you can… Read More

Tech Tuesday: Recovering Lost File’s on Your MAC Even After Deleting From The Trash

It’s Tech Tuesday! And time to introduce another great small little program you may find useful: This past week I made the stupid mistake of accidentally deleting thousands (YES, Thousands!) of photo’s on my hard drive. I even emptied the trash before realizing my error which was a double no-no! As luck would have it I located a free tool that helped me recover my lost files and yet another tool for the ever growing MAC Toolbox. NOT for Windows. Sorry. :) The tool I am referring to is called… Read More