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

Mac power user tips and hidden tricks

Mac power user tips and hidden tricks

The Mac has many secrets - here are some handy Mac shortcuts you didn't know about

The Mac has many secrets - here are some handy Mac shortcuts you didn't know about

21 Jul 17

How to create an Apple ID

How to create an Apple ID

Need an Apple ID to use an iPhone, iPad or Mac, or one of Apple's online services? It's easy! Here's how to create an Apple ID

Need an Apple ID to use an iPhone, iPad or Mac, or one of Apple's online services? It's easy! Here's how to create an Apple ID

19 Jul 17

How to clear Safari's cache and history

How to clear Safari's cache and history

For peace of mind and a better browsing experience you can clear your Safari cookies, cache and history.

For peace of mind and a better browsing experience you can clear your Safari cookies, cache and history.

03 Jul 17

How to automatically update all your Mac apps

How to automatically update all your Mac apps

Update the software on your Mac, even the apps you didn't download from the Mac App Store

Update the software on your Mac, even the apps you didn't download from the Mac App Store

30 Jun 17

How to remove Mac ransomware

How to remove Mac ransomware

Worried about WannaCry or Petya? Don't get caught out by ransomware. Here's how to fight back and avoid such scams

Worried about WannaCry or Petya? Don't get caught out by ransomware. Here's how to fight back and avoid such scams

28 Jun 17

 
How to run Windows apps on a Mac

How to run Windows apps on a Mac

You can run Windows apps on a Mac without buying a copy of Windows, here's how...

You can run Windows apps on a Mac without buying a copy of Windows, here's how...

28 Jun 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)

26 Jun 17

How to solar-charge a MacBook in the UK

How to solar-charge a MacBook in the UK

Is it feasible to use solar energy to charge your Mac if you live in the UK, and what are the best methods and kit to use?

Is it feasible to use solar energy to charge your Mac if you live in the UK, and what are the best methods and kit to use?

20 Jun 17

How to put on an iPhone screen protector

How to put on an iPhone screen protector

We demonstrate the perfect technique to apply an iPhone screen protector, with no annoying air bubbles

We demonstrate the perfect technique to apply an iPhone screen protector, with no annoying air bubbles

26 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 or reset an Apple ID

How to change or reset an Apple ID

Want to change, reset or permanently delete an Apple ID? We show you how

Want to change, reset or permanently delete an Apple ID? We show you how

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

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