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.
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.
The scourge of ransomware isn’t yet common on the Mac, but it makes sense to prepare for the possibility—before your organization is hit with a ransom demand. Read on for our advice on how to protect your systems: https://bestmacs.com/ransomware-is-on-the-rise-learn-how-to-protect-your-macs/
When was the last time you used a teleconferencing tool? For me, it was today. Over the last year, WFH technology has become mainstream due to the pandemic. In this week’s blog, we dove into how the pandemic has impacted IT. Read along and let me know how IT has changed for you in the last year!
With COVID vaccinations rising, the potential of returning to the office appears slightly more possible. However, many businesses are still struggling to figure out what the workplace post-COVID will be. Have you figured out your next steps to go back to t he office?
Most people see Microsoft 365 as the place to access Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Teams.
But there’s so much more to it than that. There are so many apps bundled in, that whatever productivity problem you have in your business right now, the answer could be within 365.
Get our new guide. And we’ll tell you about 10 useful Microsoft 365 apps you didn’t even know you already had.
While people are now returning to the office, let’s not forget the importance of working-from-anywhere and the flexibility it provides. In this week’s blog, I shared my experience of closing the BestMacs office in 2010 and shifting to remote work. Read along to hear more about this decision and how it’s worked for our business.