Is it Harmful to use a Hot MacBook on your Lap?

With laptops becoming increasingly more common than desktop computers these days, and the popular MacBook line getting ever-more powerful with each refresh, the issue of overheating is a significant one.  In addition to causing hardware failures within the computer (as explained in this article) the heat generated by your MacBook can cause you discomfort and …

Is it Harmful to never shut your Mac down?

Ten or twenty years ago shutting your computer down every time you finished using it was the norm – It was simply what you did.  However in today’s world many people want, or even need, to be connected 24/7, making shutting down after you’ve finished what you’re doing a huge bother.  It would be infinitely easier to leave …

How to type Japanese characters on your Mac

Unlike many other languages, writing Japanese requires the use of special characters – Kanji, Hiragana and Katakana.  This is relatively simple when writing with a pen & paper, but gets a bit tricky when it comes to typing on a computer.  Virtually all computer keyboards use Roman characters, and while you can type Japanese using Romaji, there …

How to Speed up your Mac

WARNING: A slow or unresponsive MacBook could be the sign of a virus or malware infection. Check out our article on how to clean your computer and keep it safe from viruses and adware by clicking below. Many people experience their Mac slowing down after only two or three years of use, resulting in frustration and loss …

How to connect your MacBook to a TV

With record numbers of people their cancelling cable television subscriptions it’s increasing making sense to simply connect your laptop to your TV and watching movies and TV programs this way. So read on for all you need to know about connecting your MacBook to your TV! First you will need to determine if your TV has a …