How to Use the Console App for Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting computer problems can be quite complex, but fortunately there are some tools that are included with macOS that can help. One of these is Console, located in your /Applications/Utilities folder. Console displays logs and error messages that, in some cases, can help you pin down the cause of your troubles. Here’s how you can use this app to help troubleshoot issues with your Mac.

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Intego Mac Podcast, Episode 60: How to Choose the Mac You Need

We discuss how to choose a new Mac among the broad line-up of Apple’s products. We also look at some recent security issues, including a clever Touch ID scam, some new Mac Spyware, and more. And, Tom Cruise is in the news.

Check out the latest episode of The Intego Mac Podcast, which I co-host with Josh Long. We talk about Macs and iOS devices, and how to keep them secure.

How to Choose the Right Mac for Your Use Case

When it’s time to buy a new Mac, you are faced with many options, making it hard to choose which computer best meets your needs. You may need a desktop Mac and you currently have four options. If you want a laptop, then you have three options. But you might want to use a laptop on your desk as well, increasing the number of possibilities. In this article, I’m going to help you choose which Mac you need according to your use case.

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New Security Features in macOS Mojave

macOS Mojave doesn’t have a lot of visible new features, aside from the new dark mode, but under the hood there are plenty of changes to make the operating system faster, more stable, and more secure. In this article, I’m going to discuss some of the new security features that make Mojave easier to use safer and securely.

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Intego Mac Podcast, Episode 56: How to Shop Securely (and Save Money) on Black Friday

After some brief security news about the Mac, we discuss how you can be sure to shop securely on Black Friday; and we give you some tips to save money too!

Check out the latest episode of The Intego Mac Podcast, which I co-host with Josh Long. We talk about Macs and iOS devices, and how to keep them secure.

Intego Mac Podcast, Episode 55: Apple Brings Out New Macs and iPads

Apple released new Macs and iPads this week, and Josh and Kirk talk about the new MacBook Air, the Mac mini, and the iPod Pro. We also cover some security news, such as new Mac malware, Apple security updates, and more.

Check out the latest episode of The Intego Mac Podcast, which I co-host with Josh Long. We talk about Macs and iOS devices, and how to keep them secure.