Posts tagged Tech Tools

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

Backblaze – Online Backup (My Beta)

It’s Tech Tuesday! I got a response to my “Goodbye MOZY” posting  and Backblaze may just be my new online backup option. (I do not promote any services, just the one’s I actually use.) Less than 4 hours after I wrote my “Goodbye MOZY?” posting I received a tweet from Backblaze alerting me to their online backup service. So because they tweeted me directly I figured I’d give them a try. Backblaze offers a 15 day trial. You can install the backup software first and see how it runs on… Read More