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How to set up a new iPad Pro, iPad Air or iPad mini

How to set up a new iPad Pro, iPad Air or iPad mini

Just got a brand-new iPad Pro (12.9in or 9.7in), iPad Air 2 or iPad mini (2 or 4)? You'll be wanting to get set up. Here's how to set up a new iPad

Just got a brand-new iPad Pro (12.9in or 9.7in), iPad Air 2 or iPad mini (2 or 4)? You'll be wanting to get set up. Here's how to set up a new iPad

4 hours ago

How to authorise your computer in iTunes

How to authorise your computer in iTunes

To play your iTunes Store purchases, you may need to authorise your Mac or PC first

To play your iTunes Store purchases, you may need to authorise your Mac or PC first

5 hours ago

How to get an education discount from Apple

How to get an education discount from Apple

Students, teachers and lecturers can buy cheap Mac hardware direct from the Apple Store for Education. Here's how to get your discount

Students, teachers and lecturers can buy cheap Mac hardware direct from the Apple Store for Education. Here's how to get your discount

9 hours ago

Learn to code using the C programming language on your Mac

Learn to code using the C programming language on your Mac

Mastering the C programming language is a great skill, and Mac OS X makes it easy to learn. Here's how to get started

Mastering the C programming language is a great skill, and Mac OS X makes it easy to learn. Here's how to get started

26 May 16

How to fix an iPhone that 'won't download emails'

How to fix an iPhone that 'won't download emails'

Sometimes Mail on an iPhone or iPad refuses to download a message, saying 'This message has not been downloaded from the server'. Get your Mail back with our fix

Sometimes Mail on an iPhone or iPad refuses to download a message, saying 'This message has not been downloaded from the server'. Get your Mail back with our fix

26 May 16

 
How to download iTunes

How to download iTunes

iTunes has various uses and is vital if you have an iOS device. Here's how to download, update and back it up.

iTunes has various uses and is vital if you have an iOS device. Here's how to download, update and back it up.

24 May 16

 
How to use Touch ID finger scanning

How to use Touch ID finger scanning

The best way to set up Touch ID on an iPhone to get accurate finger scanning instead of having to enter passwords.

The best way to set up Touch ID on an iPhone to get accurate finger scanning instead of having to enter passwords.

20 May 16

How to take a screenshot on Mac OS X

How to take a screenshot on Mac OS X

Want to capture an editable image of whatever's on your Mac screen? Here's how to take a screenshot - or 'print screen' - on a Mac

Want to capture an editable image of whatever's on your Mac screen? Here's how to take a screenshot - or 'print screen' - on a Mac

19 May 16

How to change your Mac's Bluetooth name

How to change your Mac's Bluetooth name

The option to change your Mac's Bluetooth name is hidden in an unexpected place. Here's how to pick a new Bluetooth identity

The option to change your Mac's Bluetooth name is hidden in an unexpected place. Here's how to pick a new Bluetooth identity

19 May 16

How to send and receive texts in Mac OS X El Capitan

How to send and receive texts in Mac OS X El Capitan

Discover how to send and receive SMS text messages and iMessages from your Mac (linked to an iPhone)

Discover how to send and receive SMS text messages and iMessages from your Mac (linked to an iPhone)

19 May 16

How to set up iCloud on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, PC and Mac

How to set up iCloud on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, PC and Mac

Looking to get started with iCloud? We explain how to set up iCloud on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV, Mac or even Windows PC

Looking to get started with iCloud? We explain how to set up iCloud on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV, Mac or even Windows PC

18 May 16

 
How to test for bad or faulty RAM on a Mac

How to test for bad or faulty RAM on a Mac

Worried that your Mac's RAM is malfunctioning? Here are giveaway symptoms and reliable tests that let you check its performance

Worried that your Mac's RAM is malfunctioning? Here are giveaway symptoms and reliable tests that let you check its performance

17 May 16

How to hack into a Mac and change the password

How to hack into a Mac and change the password

Forgotten your Mac password? Don't despair. It's pretty easy to sneakily reset the password - here's how

Forgotten your Mac password? Don't despair. It's pretty easy to sneakily reset the password - here's how

17 May 16

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 vs GTX 1070: What's the difference between GTX 1070 and GTX 1080? A price and specs comparison showdown of Nvidia's Pascal graphics cards

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 vs GTX 1070: What's the difference between GTX 1070 and GTX 1080? A price…

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

Pixelmator 3.5 Canyon brings new selection tools and a retouch extension for Photos

Pixelmator 3.5 Canyon brings new selection tools and a retouch extension for Photos

How to code using the C programming language in Mac OS X: Control your Mac with the C programming language

How to code using the C programming language in Mac OS X: Control your Mac with the C programming…