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Five Things You Should Never Do with Passwords (and Three You Should)

By | 2018-01-31T16:22:22+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Mac Tips|

Passwords are the bane of our modern existence. Nearly anything you want to do, it seems, calls for a password. As the Internet’s reach extends beyond computers and into phones, TVs, appliances, and even toys, we have to enter passwords with increasing frequency and in ever more annoying ways. To make dealing with passwords easier [...]

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Avoid Ransom Requests with a Unique iCloud Password

By | 2017-10-03T02:42:52+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Mac Tips|

We’ve been hearing reports from people whose Macs have been locked remotely via Find My Mac, with the criminals responsible holding access to the Mac hostage until they receive a ransom in Bitcoin. First, if this happens to you, do not pay the ransom! Any Apple Authorized Service Provider or Apple Store can unlock your [...]

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PSA: Beware Tech Support Scams!

By | 2017-09-18T19:23:52+00:00 September 9th, 2017|Mac Tips|

Apple does a great job with Macs, iPhones, and iPads, but stuff goes wrong all the time—as professional providers of technical support we know that better than anyone. So we’re really cheesed off by tech support scams that try to defraud unsuspecting users in the name of fixing problems that don’t exist. Here’s how to [...]

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