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Turn on Yosemite’s Dark Mode

Turn on Yosemite’s Dark Mode

Discover Mac OS X Yosemite’s new Dark Mode. How to turn Apple’s new Dark Mode on, and what Dark Mode can do for you

Discover Mac OS X Yosemite’s new Dark Mode. How to turn Apple’s new Dark Mode on, and what Dark Mode can do for you

17 Oct 14

How to prepare your Mac for OS X Yosemite

How to prepare your Mac for OS X Yosemite

Here's a list of 10 things you should do to get your Mac ready for OS X Yosemite

Here's a list of 10 things you should do to get your Mac ready for OS X Yosemite

16 Oct 14

Which iPad do I have?

Which iPad do I have?

Don't know which iPad you've got? Find out easily with our guide to model numbers and other clues

Don't know which iPad you've got? Find out easily with our guide to model numbers and other clues

15 Oct 14

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.

09 Oct 14

How to send a group email on an iPhone or iPad

How to send a group email on an iPhone or iPad

If you miss the ability to send group emails on an iPhone, don't worry: this hack shows you how to add group messages to iOS Mail

If you miss the ability to send group emails on an iPhone, don't worry: this hack shows you how to add group messages to iOS Mail

09 Oct 14

How to jailbreak an iPhone or iPad in iOS 6 and iOS 7

How to jailbreak an iPhone or iPad in iOS 6 and iOS 7

Here's how to jailbreak your iPhone or iPad in iOS 6 or iOS 7. And if you want to jailbreak iOS 8, there's good news - an iOS 8 jailbreak is on the way

Here's how to jailbreak your iPhone or iPad in iOS 6 or iOS 7. And if you want to jailbreak iOS 8, there's good news - an iOS 8 jailbreak is on the way

08 Oct 14

Make a bootable Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite install drive

Make a bootable Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite install drive

Turn a USB stick into a Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite installation drive. Install Mac OS X without having to download the install files from the internet.

Turn a USB stick into a Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite installation drive. Install Mac OS X without having to download the install files from the internet.

08 Oct 14

34 iOS 8 tips & tricks: Get to know iOS 8's best new features

iOS 8 tips & tricks: Our guide to iOS 8's features

iOS 8 has lots of new features, many of which you might not have discovered yet! Here are the top iOS 8 tips and tricks.

iOS 8 has lots of new features, many of which you might not have discovered yet! Here are the top iOS 8 tips and tricks.

03 Oct 14

Using extensions in iOS 8

Using extensions in iOS 8

Pack iOS 8 with new features using extensions and widgets

Pack iOS 8 with new features using extensions and widgets

03 Oct 14

How to create playlists on your iPhone or iPad

Create playlists on your iPhone

Customise your playlists and get more of the music you want on your Apple device

Customise your playlists and get more of the music you want on your Apple device

02 Oct 14

10 annoying features in iOS 8 (and how to fix them)

Fix 10 annoying iOS 8 features

Apple's iOS 8 update is packed with new features. Not all of them are loved, though. Here's how to fix the top 10 most annoying features in iOS 8

Apple's iOS 8 update is packed with new features. Not all of them are loved, though. Here's how to fix the top 10 most annoying features in iOS 8

02 Oct 14

How to downgrade from iOS 8 to iOS 7 or reinstall iOS 8

How to downgrade from iOS 8 to iOS 7 or reinstall iOS 8

Is it possible to reinstall iOS 8 if iOS 8.0.1 broke your iPhone? Yes. Is it possible to delete iOS 8 entirely and go back to iOS 7? Not any more! Here's our complete downgrading advice

Is it possible to reinstall iOS 8 if iOS 8.0.1 broke your iPhone? Yes. Is it possible to delete iOS 8 entirely and go back to iOS 7? Not any more! Here's our complete downgrading advice

29 Sep 14

How to set up a new iPhone

How to set up a new iPhone

Complete guide to setting up a new iPhone for old iPhone users and ex-Android, Windows Mobile and Blackberry users

Complete guide to setting up a new iPhone for old iPhone users and ex-Android, Windows Mobile and Blackberry users

19 Sep 14

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Nokia branding killed in place of 'Microsoft Lumia': Windows Phone moves into new era

Nokia branding killed in place of 'Microsoft Lumia': Windows Phone moves into new era

Why you shouldn't buy the iPad mini 3: No wonder Apple gave it 10 seconds of stage time

Why you shouldn't buy the iPad mini 3: No wonder Apple gave it 10 seconds of stage time

Halloween Photoshop tutorials: 13 masterclasses for horrifying art, designs and type

Halloween Photoshop tutorials: 13 masterclasses for horrifying art, designs and type

Should you update your iPhone or iPad to iOS 8? iOS 8.1 brings back Camera Roll, adds Apple Pay in US

Should you update your iPhone or iPad to iOS 8? iOS 8.1 brings back Camera Roll, adds Apple Pay in...

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