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Like any complicated machine, an Apple desktop or laptop requires care to keep it running well. The 10 tricks featured in this free PDF download from TechRepublic are just what you need to keep your macOS computer feeling like new.
From the download:
The biggest, most important assets in our lives require regular upkeep to ensure they function well. Cars go to mechanics, contractors repair houses, and, whether we realize it or not, our computers need maintenance despite a lack of moving parts or exposure to the elements.
Old programs leave behind traces of code, apps that force their way onto startup lists ensure they’re always on and hogging memory, and caches get backed up and slow performance. Luckily, all of the problems that need fixing are digital, so they’re much easier to take care of at home—no expert needed.
Take Apple’s macOS laptops and desktops: They’re great machines when they’re running well, even into old age, but they require regular maintenance to continue to perform. These 10 macOS maintenance tips are designed to help MacBooks, iMacs, and other macOS Big Sur computers operating at peak efficiency, all without a single third-party app.