Karen Haslam

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Macworld editor since 2008, Karen has worked on both sides of the Apple divide, clocking up a number of years at Apple's PR agency prior to joining Macworld more than a decade ago.

Career highlights have included launching the iPod and OS X while on the PR side, and honing news hound instincts while observing the astronomical rise of Apple following the Intel switch and the launch of the iPhone.

These days Karen spends her time planning the content for the Macworld website and magazine, writing reviews, features and tutorials, and helping friends and family with all their Apple device issues.

Articles by Karen Haslam

Best weather apps for iPhone: Weather forecasting apps to help you avoid rain & make the most of sun

Best weather apps for iPhone

Keep tabs on the weather this weekend with these iOS weather apps

Keep tabs on the weather this weekend with these iOS weather apps

26 Aug 16

New Mac mini 2016 release date rumours UK | New Mac mini specs & new features

New Mac mini 2016 release date rumours UK | New Mac mini specs & new features

Will a new Mac mini be released in 2016? With no updates in 2015, we suspect something's in the pipeline - and October is a decent bet for a launch event. Here's what we know so far

Will a new Mac mini be released in 2016? With no updates in 2015, we suspect something's in the pipeline - and October is a decent bet for a launch event. Here's what we know so far

25 Aug 16

New Apple TV 2016 release date rumours UK | Apple TV 5 tech specs, UK price

New Apple TV 2016 release date rumours UK | Apple TV 5 tech specs, UK price

Everything you need to know about the next-gen Apple TV 5, rumoured to launch in 2016. Tim Cook says 'something bigger' is on the way for Apple TV

Everything you need to know about the next-gen Apple TV 5, rumoured to launch in 2016. Tim Cook says 'something bigger' is on the way for Apple TV

24 Aug 16

iPhone photography tips | How to take better iPhone photos: 27 tips & tricks to get the most out of your iPhone's Camera app in iOS 9 and iOS 10 | iPhoneography masterclass

iPhone photography tips | How to take better iPhone photos

Want to take better iPhone photos? Our 27 brilliant iPhoneography tips will have you snapping pro-standard photos in no time

Want to take better iPhone photos? Our 27 brilliant iPhoneography tips will have you snapping pro-standard photos in no time

22 Aug 16

How to update Mac: How to install macOS Sierra | How to install El Capitan

How to update Mac: How to install macOS Sierra | How to install El Capitan

How to download & install macOS Sierra beta right now - Developer Preview and Public Beta now available. Plus: How to get Sierra features on El Capitan or earlier

How to download & install macOS Sierra beta right now - Developer Preview and Public Beta now available. Plus: How to get Sierra features on El Capitan or earlier

17 Aug 16

Do Macs need an antivirus, and do Macs get viruses? Mac security FAQs

Do Macs need an antivirus, and do Macs get viruses? Mac security FAQs

Mac OS X is still more secure than Windows, but you'd be wise to look carefully at the security software options. Plus: Apple's new bug bounty scheme

Mac OS X is still more secure than Windows, but you'd be wise to look carefully at the security software options. Plus: Apple's new bug bounty scheme

10 Aug 16

 
New Mac Pro 2016 release date rumours UK | New Mac Pro price/specs/new features

New Mac Pro 2016 release date rumours UK | New Mac Pro price/specs/new features

New Mac Pro 2016 release date rumours: Will Apple's professional-focused Mac get a dedicated launch event soon? Plus: Why we don't think Apple will discontinue the Mac Pro just yet

New Mac Pro 2016 release date rumours: Will Apple's professional-focused Mac get a dedicated launch event soon? Plus: Why we don't think Apple will discontinue the Mac Pro just yet

08 Aug 16

Best iPhone buying guide 2016: Which iPhone should you buy?

Best iPhone buying guide 2016: Which iPhone should you buy?

Which is the best iPhone for me? Is the best iPhone the iPhone SE, iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus, or one of the older iPhones?

Which is the best iPhone for me? Is the best iPhone the iPhone SE, iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus, or one of the older iPhones?

05 Aug 16

How to clear space on iPhone | How to make space on iPhone: 19 ways to save space, free up storage and make room when you need to take more photos or update iOS

19 tips to make space on iPhone | How to clear space on iPhone

Follow these 19 tips next time you run out of space on your iPhone and can't take a photo. Here's how to clear space on iPhone

Follow these 19 tips next time you run out of space on your iPhone and can't take a photo. Here's how to clear space on iPhone

04 Aug 16

Best Mac 2016: Complete best Mac buying guide

Best Mac 2016: Complete best Mac buying guide

Wondering which Mac to buy? We help you find the best Mac for you in our complete Mac buyers' guide, fully updated for summer 2016

Wondering which Mac to buy? We help you find the best Mac for you in our complete Mac buyers' guide, fully updated for summer 2016

02 Aug 16

How to AirDrop from iPhone to a Mac and Mac to iPhone

How to AirDrop from iPhone to a Mac and Mac to iPhone

How to use AirDrop to transfer files from iPhone to a Mac and Mac to iPhone (except you may not be able to get it to work)

How to use AirDrop to transfer files from iPhone to a Mac and Mac to iPhone (except you may not be able to get it to work)

26 Jul 16

 
How to get Microsoft Office on iPad and iPhone

How to get Microsoft Office on iPad and iPhone

Looking to view and edit Word, Excel & Powerpoint documents on your iPad and iPhone - here's how to.

Looking to view and edit Word, Excel & Powerpoint documents on your iPad and iPhone - here's how to.

21 Jul 16

New Apple monitor rumours: 5K display with integrated GPU expected in autumn

New Apple monitor rumours: 5K display with integrated GPU expected in autumn

When will Apple update the Thunderbolt Display? It seems we'll have to wait until autumn 2016 for the new external 5K monitor, complete with integrated GPU

When will Apple update the Thunderbolt Display? It seems we'll have to wait until autumn 2016 for the new external 5K monitor, complete with integrated GPU

19 Jul 16

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