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How to reinstall macOS if macOS Recovery is unavailable

Apple has a fallback option that requires an internet connection. Mac 911 is a place you can come with no judgement, even if you managed

SteelSeries Apex M750 TKL review: A responsive, compact, tenkeyless mechanical gaming keyboard

The SteelSeries Apex M750 TKL Gaming Keyboard offers fantastic gaming performance in a smaller size for added portability and extra mouse movement space. NAILED IT

Best Memory Card Readers 2018

When you have a memory card full of images to transfer to your computer, a card reader is the best, and quickest, way to get

Should I Buy a Chromebook? Buying Guide and Advice

A Chromebook is a laptop of a different breed. Instead of Windows 10 or Mac OS X, Chromebooks run Google’s Chrome OS. These machines are

Plugable UD-3900 Dual Display Universal Docking Station Review

The Pros Affordable; Good performance; Plenty of ports The Cons Vertical-only design; Doesn’t support 4K Verdict The Plugable UD-3900 Dual Display Universal Docking Station is

iOS 8 vs iOS 9: What’s new, what’s changed and what’s important

A feature-by-feature breakdown of what to expect from iOS 9 and how it contrasts with iOS 8. Update: iOS 9.2 is now available to download with

Canon PowerShot G5 X Review

Introduction The Canon PowerShot G5 X is a new premium compact camera with a large CMOS image sensor and a fast lens. The metal-bodied G5

Google Chromecast review (2015): not much new, but still worth $35

The original Chromecast proved that big surprises can come in small packages. Even though it was just a $35 HDMI dongle the size of a

Skype Mojis add Muppets and more to your conversations

Digital conversations utilize emoji in a variety of ways, and as such we have a wide array to choose from. Some, such as the ones

How to start fresh with a new user account

Remove the cruft of years with a clean install of OS X. I am a man of many Macs and have been for some time.

How to disable phone calls on your iPad

With OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Apple introduced its Continuity feature that lets you field phone calls and text messages from your iOS devices and Mac.

WWDC 2015 keynote wrap-up: Apple Music, iOS 9, Apple Watch, OS X El Capitan

Apple has wrapped up its WWDC 2015 Keynote, and there’s a lot of information to get caught up on if you missed it. Apple covered

Macs older than 1 year may be vulnerable to security exploit

A security researcher has just, reportedly, found a way to gain control of Macs using OS X. The exploits allow attackers to remotely overwrite firmware

MacBook Air 11.6″ Review

  Steve Jobs’ views on budget ultraportable are pretty clear. “We don’t know how to make a $500 computer that’s not a piece of junk,”