Become The Solution Chicago Logo

Become The Solution Chicago Logo

Search Become The Solution:

Proven: Fastest MacBook Pro 17” Inch 2011 2.5Ghz - 3.6Ghz / USB 3.0 / 16g 2133MHz RAM / Dual SSD RAID 0 Loaded (Best Build)

Proven: Fastest MacBook Pro 17” Inch 2011 2.5Ghz - 3.6Ghz / USB 3.0 / 16g 2133MHz RAM / Dual SSD RAID 0 Loaded (Best Build) The Fastest MacBook Pro 17

When Apple discontinued their 17” MacBook Pro line, many Apple fans held onto a glimmer of hope it might one day return. Since then, (nearly 7 years as of this article) online petitions requested Apple to bring back their 17” laptop screen, but these petitions had little support. The last official 17” MacBook Pro model released...

Continue reading

How to mine Crypto Currency with your Mac’s CPU

How to mine Crypto Currency with your Mac’s CPU

So…you want to use that old or new Mac to mine some Crypto? With all the craze in crypto today, it’s everyone’s dream to let their computer do the heavy lifting, mine some random crypto, and then cash it in for money. In this guide, we will you show how to mine Monero (XMR) crypto currency...

Continue reading

Fix: Mac SOCKS Proxy Keeps Turning On

Fix: Mac SOCKS Proxy Keeps Turning On

Did you discover “SOCKS Proxy” enabled on your network interface (Wi-Fi or Ethernet) every time you reboot your Mac? You did not enable this and it’s causing certain applications to not function correctly, including web browsers like Safari, Google Chrome, and Firefox and you may notice you are visiting pages you did not intend to.  ...

Continue reading
Tags:
Mac

Fix: Two of the disks to back up have the same name. (Time Machine)

Two of the disks to back up have the same name. (Time Machine)

If you upgraded to macOS Catalina 10.15 and use Time Machine, you may receive an error trying to back up your disk for the first time.   Time machine couldn’t complete the backup to “” Two of the disks back up have the same name. Rename one of the disks named “”.     While some...

Continue reading
Tags:
Mac

Fix: Mac Mail & Gmail Accounts Slow Message Loading

Fix: Mac Mail & Gmail Accounts Slow Message Loading

We recently migrated Mac Mail to macOS 10.15. We have 10 Gmail IMAP accounts setup in Mac Mail. Each time we opened Mail, our Gmail accounts would take up to 10 minutes to load messages and their bodies. If they were new messages, sometimes it took longer. After some extensive digging, it seems Mac Mail does...

Continue reading
Tags:
Mac