Keir Thomas

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Keir has edited several PC and Linux magazines but these days prefers to write about Macs, iPads and iPhones. He's the author of several books, including two editions of Mac Kung Fu and also iPad and iPhone Kung Fu.

Articles by Keir Thomas

How to remove Mac ransomware

How to remove Mac ransomware

Worried about WannaCry? Don't get caught out by Mac ransomware. Here's how to fight back and avoid scams in the future

Worried about WannaCry? Don't get caught out by Mac ransomware. Here's how to fight back and avoid scams in the future

16 May 17

Best Mac security tips

22 best Mac security tips and tricks

Take the security of your Mac seriously with our tricks to lock down just about everything. Here are 22 maximum security tips for Mac

Take the security of your Mac seriously with our tricks to lock down just about everything. Here are 22 maximum security tips for Mac

15 May 17

The best Mac web browser 2017

The best Mac web browser 2017

Which is the best Mac web browser? Here are eight internet browsers that are worth a try

Which is the best Mac web browser? Here are eight internet browsers that are worth a try

24 Apr 17

How to change, create or reset Apple ID

How to change, create or reset Apple ID

Want to create, change or permanently delete an Apple ID? We show you how. Plus: What to do if you forget your password

Want to create, change or permanently delete an Apple ID? We show you how. Plus: What to do if you forget your password

21 Apr 17

How to move from PC to Mac

How to move from PC to Mac

Moving from a PC to a Mac? From drivers and antivirus options to gaming and movies, our migration guide has everything you need to know

Moving from a PC to a Mac? From drivers and antivirus options to gaming and movies, our migration guide has everything you need to know

19 Apr 17

How to fix an iPhone or iPad screen that's not working

How to fix an iPhone or iPad screen that's not working

Has your iPhone screen got 'stuck'? Here are 9 simple tips that should fix the situation (and our advice on the more serious issue of Touch Disease)

Has your iPhone screen got 'stuck'? Here are 9 simple tips that should fix the situation (and our advice on the more serious issue of Touch Disease)

12 Apr 17

 
MacBook Pro not working | How to fix new MacBook Pro 2016 hardware problems

MacBook Pro not working | How to fix new MacBook Pro 2016 hardware problems

Some 2016 MacBook Pro owners have experienced hardware problems. Here's how to tell if you've been affected, and how to fix the problems if you have

Some 2016 MacBook Pro owners have experienced hardware problems. Here's how to tell if you've been affected, and how to fix the problems if you have

22 Feb 17

The 8 best plugins for Photos for Mac: Superb photo-editing extensions

The 8 best plugins for Photos for Mac

Quickly and easily enhance your pictures with our selection of 8 superbly useful photo-editing plugins for the Photos app on Mac

Quickly and easily enhance your pictures with our selection of 8 superbly useful photo-editing plugins for the Photos app on Mac

25 Jan 17

9 best alternatives to Apple's stock iPhone apps | Best alternative to Maps, Safari, Mail, Calendar, Notes, Camera, Reminders, Clock, Messages, News for iPhone & iPad

9 best alternatives to Apple's stock iPhone apps | Replace default iOS 10 apps

The iPhone and iPad come with some great preinstalled apps, but there are better replacements out there. We round up the best alternatives to the stock apps in iOS 10

The iPhone and iPad come with some great preinstalled apps, but there are better replacements out there. We round up the best alternatives to the stock apps in iOS 10

07 Nov 16

 
Best Apple TV tips & tricks for UK users

Best Apple TV tips & tricks for UK users

Great UK Apple TV tips. Most coverage of the Apple TV has an American bias: here we offer tricks and tips for UK owners of new (4th-gen) and old (3rd-gen) Apple TV models

Great UK Apple TV tips. Most coverage of the Apple TV has an American bias: here we offer tricks and tips for UK owners of new (4th-gen) and old (3rd-gen) Apple TV models

09 Aug 16

Mac OS X El Capitan vs Windows 10 comparison

Mac OS X El Capitan vs Windows 10 comparison

Windows 10 is the best Windows yet, but Apple has nothing to worry about. Here's our comparison of Windows 10 and Mac OS X El Capitan

Windows 10 is the best Windows yet, but Apple has nothing to worry about. Here's our comparison of Windows 10 and Mac OS X El Capitan

27 Jul 16

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Best Mac antivirus 2017

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