bSmart™ is BestMacs’ answer for anyone who wants to be a little smarter about working with and supporting Apple devices. Here you’ll find training videos on Mac support basics, detailed how-tos on Apple and other IT topics, and our favorite quick tips.
bSmart™ members can also get threat and failure monitoring from their Macs and PCs using our Early Warning System – the same one we use to warn us about problems on our BNO™ and Best Practices™ client computers. You can install it on unlimited devices for $60/month. Contact us to get set up.
As we continue the “Protect…” series, we’ll provide tips, best practices, and guidance to keep you, your family, your systems, and your team safe. In today’s blog, we lay out a few tips to keep your email safe. Read along to learn more about what you can do to keep your inbox protected.
Apple’s recently announced expanded protections for child safety have generated a firestorm of criticism and confusion. We attempt to answer some of the most common questions we’ve received.
Wi-Fi and Ethernet are sufficient for most networking needs, but if you can’t extend a network to a particular spot, consider powerline networking, which runs over electrical cables, or MoCA, which runs on cable TV coax.
It’s good to be cautious about attaching sensitive files to email—if either your or your recipient’s email account were to be compromised, confidential information could be revealed. Instead, send password-protected ZIP archives.
Over the last 10 years, we’ve grown to use our phones for all aspects of life, including those that involve sensitive personal information like banking, working, and health data. What measures do you take to protect this information, if any?
Here we discuss five tips to keep your iPhone safe. Read along to learn what you can do!
Today, I am launching a new series entitled Protect… I’ll be providing tips, best practices, and guidance to keep you, your family, your systems, and your team safe. The first installment, linked below, is a topic that is near and dear to my heart – Protect… Your Kids Online. Check it out and let me know your thoughts.
What’s a bad habit you have knocked over the last year and a half? In this week’s blog, we lay down the good, the bad, and the ugly habits that have occurred before and since the onset of the pandemic.
Which Mac is the best for a new college student? Short answer: the M1 MacBook Air. Read on for the longer explanation and how we recommend configuring it.
Password managers are essential, but you must still remember and enter some passcodes and passwords. Read on for our advice on how to create ones that are secure, memorable, and easy to type.
Apple’s AirDrop lets you easily share photos and files with nearby Apple users and devices. Our article explains how to use this helpful feature with the Mac, iPhone, and iPad.