Category: Mac

The MacBook Air is the newest mac laptop

January 15th, 2008 by

The world’s thinnest laptop is now available, and it’s called the MacBook Air.  Steve Jobs announced his new baby at Macworld 2008.  Here are the specs:  it’s only 3 pounds, has a 13″ screen, ranges from .16 – .76 in thickness, comes with 1.6GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, and a 80GB hard drive.  It’s wireless…

How to connect my mac to a Windows server?

December 29th, 2007 by

It might seem like a daunting task to mix your Mac in a Windows server environment.  But, it’s not too difficult.  There are a few steps to take to connect to a Windows server with a mac running Mac OS 10.  This will allow you to access files on a Windows server. Here’s what you…

Leopard upgrade results

October 28th, 2007 by

Leopard is out in the market.  So, how has it fared thus far? There are three ways to install Leopard on your current mac.  Buy a new mac with Leopard already installed on it. Upgrade your current Mac OS to Leopard Archive and Install – this means to back up your files first and install…

Mac OS X Leopard buying tips from NY Computer Help

October 25th, 2007 by

Leopard is now available for macs.  This is the Mac OS X Version 10.5 operating system released from Apple.  This new operating system touts over 300 new features geared towards auto-backups, enhanced desktop, and easy mac-file sharing. So, what’s the best way to get your hands on Leopard?  Should you go to the store?  Buy…

NY Computer Help reviews: Should you upgrade to Leopard?

October 22nd, 2007 by

Leopard is the newest operating system that will be released by Apple on October 26, 2007.  As always, Apple insists you need it.  But, do you really? For $129, Leopard will give you the following 5 new features:  Boot Camp, Time Machine, Parental Controls, a robust Desktop, and strong Spotlight search.   The price seems to validate…

2 Thumbs up from New York Computer Help for the new all-in-one mac

September 25th, 2007 by

The new 20″ and 24″ all-in-one macs have taken the computer world by storm.  PC buyers are considering really to make the “switch” and mac users and heavily swayed towards upgrading their apple computer.  Is the hype validated? Yes, we think it is worth it.  The new mac is even more aesthetically pleasing, without even…

Fixes for the 3 most common Mac issues

March 20th, 2007 by

In general, Macs seem to have less problems that PCs.  There are less viruses and spyware associated with Macs since they are not targeted as much as Windows computers.  However, there are still common issues that Mac users experience.  We have tallied up all of the Mac issues and found the below three to be…

Speed up your Mac!

November 29th, 2006 by

If you are experiencing slow startup on your Mac, below is a checklist of how to get back in the fast lane: Reset or replace PRAM battery.  A reset is as easy as starting up your Mac while holding the Command, Option, P, and R keys.  You’ll hear the startup chime twice and then you…

Making the Switch from PC to Mac

November 27th, 2006 by

Making the Switch is easy nowadays.  But, is it for you?  Here are the top 3 pros and cons for making the switch. Pros:  1.  Word & Excel will work fine with AppleWorks or by installing Microsoft Office for Mac 2.  Digital cameras may use iPhoto software 3.  Pictures will be recognized flawlessly Cons: 1. …

Best of both worlds: Windows on a Mac!

October 7th, 2006 by

If you’re having difficulty making the jump from the PC world to Mac, there is an easy way to bridge the gap.  You can install software that allows you to run Windows on a Mac.  This way, you can enjoy the seamless, clean graphical look of a Mac and not have to learn a whole new…