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

Best apps to install on your Mac, the top 15 apps for your Mac

15 apps you should install on your Mac

Here are some suggestions of apps that will refresh your Mac and save you time and effort.

Here are some suggestions of apps that will refresh your Mac and save you time and effort.

16 Oct 15

10 really useful built-in Mac apps

10 really useful built-in Mac apps

OS X has a number of gems that are hidden, but are there for a good reason.

OS X has a number of gems that are hidden, but are there for a good reason.

08 Oct 15

How to use Notes on a Mac

How to use Notes on a Mac

Notes isn't only on the iPhone and iPad, you can also use it on the Mac, and there is an update in OS X El Capitan

Notes isn't only on the iPhone and iPad, you can also use it on the Mac, and there is an update in OS X El Capitan

27 Sep 15

How to use Spotlight to find things on your Mac in Yosemite and El Capitan, top tips for searching on a Mac

Spotlight tips for OS X El Capitan & Yosemite

Your Mac’s search tool is unparalleled in power and ease-of-use, as we explore with 10 top tips to squeeze the most from it

Your Mac’s search tool is unparalleled in power and ease-of-use, as we explore with 10 top tips to squeeze the most from it

11 Sep 15

 
Best Steve Jobs Movies to watch - best films about Apple

Must watch movies about Apple and Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs the movie star - the best movie portrayals of Apple and Steve Jobs so far

Steve Jobs the movie star - the best movie portrayals of Apple and Steve Jobs so far

25 Aug 15

OS X El Capitan vs Yosemite

OS X El Capitan vs Yosemite

What can you expect when you upgrade to El Capitan at the end of September? Keir Thomas takes an in-depth look

What can you expect when you upgrade to El Capitan at the end of September? Keir Thomas takes an in-depth look

15 Jul 15

 
Outlook for Mac 2016 preview

Outlook for Mac 2016 preview

We have some criticisms, but this is essentially a solid email app offering decent core features

We have some criticisms, but this is essentially a solid email app offering decent core features

25 May 15

PowerPoint for Mac 2016 preview

PowerPoint for Mac 2016 preview

PowerPoint is less clunky and in terms of usability it’s advanced significantly

PowerPoint is less clunky and in terms of usability it’s advanced significantly

25 May 15

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