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

New Mac Pro 2016 UK release date, price, specs & new features

New Mac Pro 2016 UK release date, 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

27 Sep 16

How to set up a new iPhone | iPhone 7 setup & unboxing video

How to set up a new iPhone | iPhone 7 setup & unboxing video

Here's how to set up a new iPhone: our complete iPhone setup guide for everyone from complete beginners and iPhone upgraders to those switching from Android

Here's how to set up a new iPhone: our complete iPhone setup guide for everyone from complete beginners and iPhone upgraders to those switching from Android

20 Sep 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

20 Sep 16

Apple Watch review

Apple Watch review

The Apple Watch is going to make everyone want to wear a smartwatch, but it's not as intuitive as most Apple devices

The Apple Watch is going to make everyone want to wear a smartwatch, but it's not as intuitive as most Apple devices

08 Sep 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 Sep 16

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

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

 
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

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

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