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Computing Peripherals

Logitech M330 Silent Plus mouse review

The Good: A simple design, comfortable materials and reliable performing mouse. Best of all, it works as advertised and drastically reduces the sound compared to other mice. The Bad: As the ‘Plus’ model to the M330 Silent I would have liked to see larger dimensions. I don’t have the largest hands but even I find […]

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Apps & Software Mac OS X Networking

How To Access The WiFi Scanner In macOS Sierra

macOS Sierra has a built-in WiFi Scanner, making it easy for you to find the best WiFi channel to use for your network. If you’ve recently download macOS Sierra and want to figure out how to improve your WiFi, you have access to a free WiFi Scanner that can provide some useful information. The good news is, […]

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Apps & Software iOS Mac OS X

Apple adds 2TB iCloud storage tier ahead of iPhone 7 launch

While the tech world eagerly awaits the launch of Apple’s new smartphone, the iPhone 7, they’ve launched a 2TB iCloud storage option for $20/£14 a month. Alongside the free 5GB of storage every iCloud user gets by default, the newly introduced 2TB tier joins the existing 50GB, 200GB and 1TB options. This could imply a change of storage options […]

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Apps & Software

Gemini 2: An Excellent Upgrade to an Indispensable Tool

Gemini 2 is an excellent upgrade to MacPaw’s duplicate finder. Not only does it boast new features that enhance usability, but it’s gotten faster and smarter about how it does things.

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Apps & Software Mac OS X

Irvue For Mac: Free Gorgeous Wallpapers For Your Mac Every Day

Although I like Apple’s default selection of wallpapers for Mac, I find myself growing bored of them rather quickly. That’s why I was really glad to come across an app called Irvue by developer Igor Savelev. Instead of wasting time browsing through ‘HD Wallpaper’ websites, Irvue pulls photos from Unsplash.com — a website with a […]

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Apps & Software Mac OS X

How To Access The Wi-Fi Scanner In Mac OS X El Capitan

Just a few days ago, the general public was able to download Apple’s newest desktop operating system: OS X El Capitan. For those of us wanting to find out the best wireless channel to use for our network, you have to trawl through a few settings just like with OS X Mavericks and Yosemite. In this short guide, we’ll […]

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Apps & Software Mac OS X

Want To Improve Your MacBook’s Battery Life? Stop Using This Web Browser

I rely heavily on my web browser to help me get serious work done, so it needs to perform well, offer plenty of functionality (extensions & plugins) and most importantly: it can’t negatively affect battery life. As the guys at BatteryBox found out, the browser you use could have a detrimental effect on your MacBook’s battery life, […]

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How To Mac OS X

How to Use Keyboard Maestro to Archive Email in Mail.app

A while back, we published a short tutorial showing how to archive mail with a keyboard shortcut. This tip in itself is a huge timesaver, but one reader wanted to take things a little further and asked how to use a keyboard shortcut to move messages to specific mailboxes and not only the archive. After […]

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Apps & Software Mac OS X

CleanMyMac 3: Better, Faster and Smarter

Despite the rapid increase in SSD capacity (and decrease in price), storage is still a precious commodity on most Macs. CleanMyMac, an app I’ve long relied on to help manage said commodity was just updated to version 3 and introduces a wealth of improvements and features all packaged in a stunning new design. Features: Some […]

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Apps & Software Mac OS X Sponsor

WiFi Explorer For Mac: Scan, Monitor & Troubleshoot Wireless Networks (Sponsor)

A big thank you to WiFi Explorer for sponsoring Let’s Talk Tech this month.  WiFi Explorer is a popular Mac utility that allows you to scan, monitor, and troubleshoot wireless networks. It gathers configuration and capability information about all the networks it discovers and presents it on an easy-to-use, intuitive user interface. Information includes network name (SSID), […]