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What's my Mac OS?

What's my Mac OS?

A step-by-step guide to finding out what version of Apple's OS X operating system is running on your Mac.

A step-by-step guide to finding out what version of Apple's OS X operating system is running on your Mac.

20 May 15

How to manage Apple Watch notifications and stop unnecessary taps

How to manage Apple Watch notifications and stop unnecessary taps

Don't let the Apple Watch's constant 'tap tap!' notifications annoy you. Take control of your alerts and get notifications only when needed

Don't let the Apple Watch's constant 'tap tap!' notifications annoy you. Take control of your alerts and get notifications only when needed

20 May 15

How to make the Apple Watch a more accurate fitness tracker

How to make the Apple Watch a more accurate fitness tracker

The Apple Watch makes a great fitness tracker - but it won't be accurate until you calibrate it properly. Here's how

The Apple Watch makes a great fitness tracker - but it won't be accurate until you calibrate it properly. Here's how

19 May 15

How to force quit an Apple Watch app

How to force quit an Apple Watch app

Is your Apple Watch running low on battery? Force quit your apps to give it a battery-boost

Is your Apple Watch running low on battery? Force quit your apps to give it a battery-boost

14 May 15

How to add and remove Glances on Apple Watch

How to add and remove Glances on Apple Watch

Find out how to add, remove and reorganise Glances on the Apple Watch. We've also found the best Glances available right now.

Find out how to add, remove and reorganise Glances on the Apple Watch. We've also found the best Glances available right now.

14 May 15

How to take a screenshot on Apple Watch

How to take a screenshot on Apple Watch

Taking a screenshot on an Apple Watch is easy; finding the screenshot is harder. Here's how to take an Apple Watch screenshot

Taking a screenshot on an Apple Watch is easy; finding the screenshot is harder. Here's how to take an Apple Watch screenshot

14 May 15

How to install Windows on a Mac: Run Windows 8 on OS X

How to install Windows on a Mac: Run Windows 8 on OS X

Two simple ways to run Windows on any Apple Mac - Our guide to Windows for Mac - How to install Windows on Mac for the best of all worlds

Two simple ways to run Windows on any Apple Mac - Our guide to Windows for Mac - How to install Windows on Mac for the best of all worlds

13 May 15

How to use Extensions in OS X Yosemite, get more out of OS X with Extensions

How to use OS X Yosemite's Extensions

Extensions can be used to add new features to apps. Here's how they work.

Extensions can be used to add new features to apps. Here's how they work.

06 May 15

How to right-click on a Mac

How to right-click on a Mac

How to set up right-clicking on an Apple trackpad or mouse

How to set up right-clicking on an Apple trackpad or mouse

01 May 15

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

Spotlight tips for OS X 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

30 Apr 15

How to use Maps on Apple Watch

How to use Maps on Apple Watch

We'll show you how to use your Apple Watch to navigate your way around.

We'll show you how to use your Apple Watch to navigate your way around.

30 Apr 15

How to improve Apple Watch battery life: make Apple Watch battery last longer PLUS: keep iWatch & iPhone battery charged

How to make Apple Watch battery last longer

Tips for extending the life of your Apple Watch's battery and the battery of the iPhone it's connected to

Tips for extending the life of your Apple Watch's battery and the battery of the iPhone it's connected to

29 Apr 15

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LG G4 Note UK release date and specification rumours: Samsung Galaxy Note 5 killer could be the LG G4 Note or LG G Pro 3

LG G4 Note UK release date and specification rumours: Samsung Galaxy Note 5 killer could be the LG 3...…

In defence of BlackBerrys

In defence of BlackBerrys

Why we should reserve judgement on Apple ditching Helvetica in OS X/iOS for the Apple Watch's San Fransisco font

Why we should reserve judgement on Apple ditching Helvetica in OS X/iOS for the Apple Watch's San…

Retina 3.3GHz iMac 27in preview: Apple cuts £400 of price of Retina iMac with new model

Retina 3.3GHz iMac 27in preview: Apple cuts £400 of price of Retina iMac with new model

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