SOLVED: VIDEO: How To Replace a Spinning Disk with an SSD on a Mac

If you have a Apple Mac and it is running slowly there are many things you can do, but you will find few things that improve performance like replacing the spinning disk with a solid state disk. There are ways to clone the existing disk but in this video I wanted to show you how to start fresh: Backup your data Disassemble your Mac (in this case a MacBook Pro from 2012) Remove the old…

Apple Mac Virus Protection Is a MUST and Symantec has a Free Scanner

“…While there are still Mac users who will proclaim that their systems are immune to viruses and malware, recent high-profile virus infections show that this is simply not the case. Even for anyone still convinced that their computer is immune to viruses…   This is just one of the reasons that Mac virus protection is much more important than many people believe, and Symantec’s newly released iAntivirus is a free tool that could help to bolster…

Mac OS X Lion drove me to Windows 7

“…On October 6, I made a dramatic, personal computing switch. After more than two months using the Samsung Series 5 Chromebook running Google’s Chrome OS, I didn’t go back to the Mac but to Windows 7. Mac OS X 10.7 — aka “Lion” — is major, but not only, reason. Lion is the first Mac operating system that I don’t like. Also, I find the hardware options, particularly the all-important display and resolution, to be…

Windows 7 is MORE Secure Than Apple MAC OSX

“Conventional wisdom has it that Apple’s Mac OS X system is more secure than Windows. And though partisans on either side of the OS fence have differing reasons for believing that to be so—Mac users believe it’s because of the inherent superiority of OS X’s UNIX underpinnings, and Windows users claim that OS X’s tiny 5 percent usage share isn’t a sufficient target for hackers—this is perhaps the one area where they do agree. But…