At the Genius Bar

At the Genius Bar

My 2008 MacBook Air laptop died over Thanksgiving weekend, and I was pretty sure it was a hard drive failure, so Friday over lunch I took it to the Apple Store that opened in late 2010 at University Park Mall in Mishawaka, Indiana. Bad idea. You’ll recall that...
Is Your Mac Infected?

Is Your Mac Infected?

One reason behind the steady rise in Apple Macintosh computer usage over the past several years is that Microsoft Windows has been fraught with so much malware, spamware, trojans and viruses, surreptitious keyloggers and identity theft. If your credit card has been...
How To Recover from Spillage

How To Recover from Spillage

Eeeek! I just spilled my [insert favorite drink here] on my laptop/keyboard! Sure wish Macs were not so vulnerable to this sort of accidental spillage. If it’s only water, you may have lucked out. Immediately unplug the computer. Yeah, just yank that cord out of...