• SE-ing the forest: Apple's cheap phone strategy By Macworld   -   Apr 21, 2018

    SE-ING THE FOREST: APPLE'S CHEAP PHONE STRATEGY

    Apple just took 86 percent of profit in the smartphone industry so that means it's time to talk about units instead. Writing for ZDNet,...

    Smartphone, iPhone, Phone, Apple, iPad
  • Buy a highly-rated portable Bluetooth speaker on Amazon for $27.01 By Macworld   -   Apr 20, 2018

    BUY A HIGHLY-RATED PORTABLE BLUETOOTH SPEAKER ON AMAZON FOR $27.01

    At this point I think it's safe to say the HomePod isn't a massive hit, and the $349 price tag likely has a lot to do with that-to...

    Apple, Consumer Electronics, Speakers, Bluetooth, Audio
  • Try out Alexa's new custom skills with this great deal on an Echo Dot By Macworld   -   Apr 20, 2018

    TRY OUT ALEXA'S NEW CUSTOM SKILLS WITH THIS GREAT DEAL ON AN ECHO DOT

    Amazon announced Alexa Blueprints this week, a new skill that lets you create custom responses and commands for your smart speaker....

    Speakers, Home Tech
  • Optimize Your Wi-Fi Connection With A Lifetime Of NetSpot Pro, Now 80% Off By Macworld   -   Apr 20, 2018

    OPTIMIZE YOUR WI-FI CONNECTION WITH A LIFETIME OF NETSPOT PRO, NOW 80% OFF

    Few things match the frustration that comes with a spotty Wi-Fi connection. And, despite your best efforts to troubleshoot them on...

    Networking, Software
  • How to find your FileVault recovery key in macOS By Macworld   -   Apr 20, 2018

    HOW TO FIND YOUR FILEVAULT RECOVERY KEY IN MACOS

    The FileVault option in macOS is a fantastic way to enhance the security of your data at rest. It's full-disk encryption , meaning...

    Security, Cloud & Services, Macs, macOS
  • Yes, eGPUs boost Mac game performance, but limitations abound By Macworld   -   Apr 20, 2018

    YES, EGPUS BOOST MAC GAME PERFORMANCE, BUT LIMITATIONS ABOUND

    Folks with more coding knowledge than I have (and a greater willingness to potentially brick a $2,400 machine) have been hooking up...

    Apple, Gaming, Hardware, Macs
  • SkylinkNet Alarm System Starter Kit Plus review: Built by techies, for techies By Macworld   -   Apr 20, 2018

    SKYLINKNET ALARM SYSTEM STARTER KIT PLUS REVIEW: BUILT BY TECHIES, FOR TECHIES

    It's short on handholding, but SkylinkNet's SK-250 kit is a good-enough security offering .

    Connected Home, Home Tech
  • Apple's new model: Please subscribe By Macworld   -   Apr 20, 2018

    APPLE'S NEW MODEL: PLEASE SUBSCRIBE

    Over the past year or so, Apple's spent a lot of time talking up its Services division-which includes not only Apple Music, but also...

    Apple, Cloud & Services, Streaming Services, Entertainment Software, Video
  • Amazon's custom Alexa Blueprints skills show how far ahead of Siri and Google Assistant it is By Macworld   -   Apr 19, 2018

    AMAZON'S CUSTOM ALEXA BLUEPRINTS SKILLS SHOW HOW FAR AHEAD OF SIRI AND GOOGLE ASSISTANT IT IS

    Amazon has released a super-easy tool for anyone to make their own Alexa skill, and you won't find anything like for Siri or Google...

    Google, Speakers, Cloud & Services, Home Tech
  • Today only, get a refurbished 12-inch gold MacBook for just $780 on Amazon By Macworld   -   Apr 19, 2018

    TODAY ONLY, GET A REFURBISHED 12-INCH GOLD MACBOOK FOR JUST $780 ON AMAZON

    The gold early-2015 12-inch MacBook is the star of today's Amazon's Deal of the Day, and fortunately it's not priced like a chunk of...

    Macs, MacBooks
  • Turn a single USB-C port into three USB ports and Ethernet with this $20 adapter By Macworld   -   Apr 19, 2018

    TURN A SINGLE USB-C PORT INTO THREE USB PORTS AND ETHERNET WITH THIS $20 ADAPTER

    Modern laptops never seem to have quite enough USB ports for all your plug-ins. Hook up a mouse, plug in a flash drive, and suddenly...

    Laptop, Hardware
  • The Sbode M400, one of our favorite Bluetooth speakers, is 20% off today By Macworld   -   Apr 19, 2018

    THE SBODE M400, ONE OF OUR FAVORITE BLUETOOTH SPEAKERS, IS 20% OFF TODAY

    These days, it seems there are more Bluetooth speakers on the market than songs to play on them, and finding a good one for a good...

    Hardware, Speakers
  • How to recover an iCloud account when a factor for two-factor authentication goes missing By Macworld   -   Apr 19, 2018

    HOW TO RECOVER AN ICLOUD ACCOUNT WHEN A FACTOR FOR TWO-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION GOES MISSING

    Two-factor authentication is highly recommend with your Apple ID, especially for iCloud or iTunes and App Store purchases, there's...

    iOS, Phone, Apple, Security, Cloud & Services, macOS
  • Best antivirus for Mac: Protect yourself from malicious software By Macworld   -   Apr 19, 2018

    BEST ANTIVIRUS FOR MAC: PROTECT YOURSELF FROM MALICIOUS SOFTWARE

    Macs may be a far less tempting target for malware and viruses, but they're not immune from attack. Even if you don't care about adware...

    iPhone, Software
  • Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac review: Solid malware prevention with no frills By Macworld   -   Apr 19, 2018

    TREND MICRO ANTIVIRUS FOR MAC REVIEW: SOLID MALWARE PREVENTION WITH NO FRILLS

    Trend Micro's Antivirus for Mac offers solid malware detection and deterrence in a simple package with a straightforward interface....

    Windows, Security, Software, Macs
  • Avast Security Pro for Mac review: Everything a modern antivirus app needs and a little bit more By Macworld   -   Apr 19, 2018

    AVAST SECURITY PRO FOR MAC REVIEW: EVERYTHING A MODERN ANTIVIRUS APP NEEDS AND A LITTLE BIT MORE

    The big friendly “You Are Protected” green checkmark on Avast Security Pro 's home screen is certainly a plausible statement. The software...

    Security, Software, Macs
  • ProtectWorks Antivirus for Mac review: Not enough protection to warrant recommendation By Macworld   -   Apr 19, 2018

    PROTECTWORKS ANTIVIRUS FOR MAC REVIEW: NOT ENOUGH PROTECTION TO WARRANT RECOMMENDATION

    ProtectWorks Antivirus for Mac doesn't meet our basic bar for antivirus software. Not only did it perform badly in our spot test of...

    Windows, Software
  • By Macworld   -   Apr 19, 2018

    BITDEFENDER ANTIVIRUS FOR MAC REVIEW: POOR PERFORMANCE DURING REAL-WORLD USE

    If you looked at the lab ratings for Bitdefender Antivirus , it would be easy to assume that this software package nails its focus...

    Windows, Software
  • Intego Mac Internet Security X9 review: No fatal flaws, but it lacks necessary modern features By Macworld   -   Apr 19, 2018

    INTEGO MAC INTERNET SECURITY X9 REVIEW: NO FATAL FLAWS, BUT IT LACKS NECESSARY MODERN FEATURES

    Sold as a bundle with network-defense tool NetBarrier X9, Intego VirusBarrier X9 really does one thing: Scan your drives continuously...

    Software
  • Norton Security Deluxe for Mac review: One of the best all-in-one security suites for macOS By Macworld   -   Apr 19, 2018

    NORTON SECURITY DELUXE FOR MAC REVIEW: ONE OF THE BEST ALL-IN-ONE SECURITY SUITES FOR MACOS

    Norton Security Deluxe offers malware protection and a lot more. While it's not our top pick for fighting malware, this Deluxe edition...

    Software