Kenny Hemphill

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Kenny Hemphill is a freelance journalist who focuses on technology. He has written about Apple and its products for 18 years and covered its rise from the ashes of the mid-nineties through the resurgence of the Steve Jobs years and its renaissance under Tim Cook.

Articles by Kenny Hemphill

How to use the Photos app on Mac

How to use the Photos app on Mac

Complete guide to setting up, using and mastering Photos for Mac, Apple's clever photo management app

Complete guide to setting up, using and mastering Photos for Mac, Apple's clever photo management app

19 May 17

How to use Terminal on Mac

How to use Terminal on Mac

Terminal brings the command line back to your Mac. Here's how to use it to customise and troubleshoot your Mac

Terminal brings the command line back to your Mac. Here's how to use it to customise and troubleshoot your Mac

20 Apr 17

How to install macOS on a PC

How to install macOS on a PC

Apple may not want you to install macOS on a PC, but it can be done. Here's how.

Apple may not want you to install macOS on a PC, but it can be done. Here's how.

06 Apr 17

Best backup software for Mac: Keep your Mac safe from data-loss catastrophe with the best free and paid-for backup applications and remote backup services

Best free and paid-for backup software & services for Mac

Looking for the best Mac backup software to keep your data safe? Here are the best backup apps out there for Mac OS X/macOS

Looking for the best Mac backup software to keep your data safe? Here are the best backup apps out there for Mac OS X/macOS

23 Jan 17

 
How to set up and manage user accounts on a Mac

How to set up and manage user accounts on a Mac

Share your Mac with other people? You should consider setting up user accounts. Here's how

Share your Mac with other people? You should consider setting up user accounts. Here's how

13 Dec 16

How to choose the best processor for your Mac

How to choose the best processor for your Mac

Find out the difference between i5 or i7, Skylake or Broadwell, and whether turbo boost matters in your Mac

Find out the difference between i5 or i7, Skylake or Broadwell, and whether turbo boost matters in your Mac

27 Oct 16

Partition a Mac hard drive or SSD

Partition a Mac hard drive or SSD

You can run more than one OS on your Mac, here's how to create multiple volumes from one storage medium.

You can run more than one OS on your Mac, here's how to create multiple volumes from one storage medium.

14 Jun 16

How to speed up a slow Mac

How to speed up a slow Mac

Mac running too slow? Here are some great performance tips & free software to make Mac OS X run faster

Mac running too slow? Here are some great performance tips & free software to make Mac OS X run faster

01 Mar 16

Best Powerline adapters 2016: Which Powerline adapter should I buy?

Best Powerline adapters of 2016

Looking for an Internet connection where your Wi-Fi won't reach? Look towards a Powerline adaptor.

Looking for an Internet connection where your Wi-Fi won't reach? Look towards a Powerline adaptor.

10 Feb 16

How to use Disk Utility in Mac OS X El Capitan

How to use Disk Utility in Mac OS X El Capitan

Disk Utility in Mac OS X El Capitan is different in many ways to earlier versions. Here's how to get more out of it

Disk Utility in Mac OS X El Capitan is different in many ways to earlier versions. Here's how to get more out of it

05 Feb 16

 
What are Retina and Retina HD displays, and are they worth the money?

What are Retina and Retina HD displays, and are they worth the money?

We explain the definition, pros and cons of Apple's Retina - and Retina HD - displays. Plus: which iPads, iPhones, iPods, Macs and MacBooks have a Retina or Retina HD display?

We explain the definition, pros and cons of Apple's Retina - and Retina HD - displays. Plus: which iPads, iPhones, iPods, Macs and MacBooks have a Retina or Retina HD display?

16 Dec 15

How to set up a NAS drive

How to set up a NAS drive

Confused by NAS terminology? Here's how to set up one for yourself

Confused by NAS terminology? Here's how to set up one for yourself

06 Oct 15

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