Macs Can’t Get Viruses
While far less likely to occur, your Mac computer can still get a virus. Macs were often marketed as “virus free” until 2012, when over 200,000 Macs were infected with malware. In reality, Macs are targeted by attackers less often because there are simply fewer of them compared to Windows PC users. We’ve begun to see a rise in the number of Mac computers sold, so expect a growth in viruses as well.

Overcharging your Phone’s Battery Reduces it’s Lifespan
While this used to be true, smartphone batteries are, well, smarter now. Smartphones use lithium-ion batteries which are programed to stop charging once they reach their maximum capacity. Also, experts suggest keeping your device charged between 50-80% instead of letting the charge drop all the way to 0% before charging. When it comes to charging your phone, the only thing you should be concerned about is overheating—so keep your phone in a cool place and away from pillows and blankets while it’s charging.

Using Off-Brand Ink Cartridges in your Printer Voids the Warranty
While it’s been confirmed that off-brand or repurposed  ink cartridges may not give you as good of a result, using the ink won’t void your warranty. However, if the ink somehow causes a problem with the printer (an ill-fitting cartridge that breaks inside the printer, for example), it’s not covered by the warranty.

Typing a URL Directly into your Browser Protects you from Phishing Attacks
Clicking on a suspicious link in an email is dangerous, but typing that URL into your address bar may not save you from domain name poisoning attacks or malware. These attacks go deeper than a phishing email, and can indicate a bigger problem. To make sure you’re safe from these kinds of attacks, be sure to keep your system protected with anti-virus software.

Shutting Down Your Computer at Night Protects the Hardware
Like with smartphones, computers are built better these days. While it may have been true years ago, letting your computer run all night will not wear it out or decrease its lifespan. If you’re worried about energy consumption, you can set your computer’s power-saving mode to activate after a specific amount of idle time. Experts recommend 15 minutes for your monitor and 30 minutes for your computer.