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How to change Apple ID: How to create, reset, remove or delete an Apple ID

How to change Apple ID: How to create, reset, remove or delete an Apple ID

Want to create, reset, change, remove or permanently delete an Apple ID? We show you how. Plus: What to do if you forget your ID or need to reset the password

Want to create, reset, change, remove or permanently delete an Apple ID? We show you how. Plus: What to do if you forget your ID or need to reset the password

23 Aug 16

How to play Deus Ex Mankind Divided on Mac

How to play Deus Ex Mankind Divided on Mac

While there’s no official news on a Mac variant of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, we can show you how to play the game on your Mac

While there’s no official news on a Mac variant of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, we can show you how to play the game on your Mac

19 Aug 16

How to update Mac: How to install macOS Sierra | How to install El Capitan

How to update Mac: How to install macOS Sierra | How to install El Capitan

How to download & install macOS Sierra beta right now - Developer Preview and Public Beta now available. Plus: How to get Sierra features on El Capitan or earlier

How to download & install macOS Sierra beta right now - Developer Preview and Public Beta now available. Plus: How to get Sierra features on El Capitan or earlier

17 Aug 16

Do Macs need an antivirus, and do Macs get viruses? Mac security FAQs

Do Macs need an antivirus, and do Macs get viruses? Mac security FAQs

Mac OS X is still more secure than Windows, but you'd be wise to look carefully at the security software options. Plus: Apple's new bug bounty scheme

Mac OS X is still more secure than Windows, but you'd be wise to look carefully at the security software options. Plus: Apple's new bug bounty scheme

10 Aug 16

 
How to clear Safari cache

How to clear Safari cache

For peace of mind and a better browsing experience you can clear your Safari cookies, cache and history. Here's how.

For peace of mind and a better browsing experience you can clear your Safari cookies, cache and history. Here's how.

27 Jul 16

How to AirDrop from iPhone to a Mac and Mac to iPhone

How to AirDrop from iPhone to a Mac and Mac to iPhone

How to use AirDrop to transfer files from iPhone to a Mac and Mac to iPhone (except you may not be able to get it to work)

How to use AirDrop to transfer files from iPhone to a Mac and Mac to iPhone (except you may not be able to get it to work)

26 Jul 16

How to fix FaceTime audio bug

How to fix FaceTime audio bug

A FaceTime bug allows audio to be monitored after FaceTime calls are ‘ended’. Here's what to do.

A FaceTime bug allows audio to be monitored after FaceTime calls are ‘ended’. Here's what to do.

22 Jul 16

 
How to force quit on a Mac

How to force quit on a Mac

Here's our guide on how to close programs that aren't responding on a Mac, using the Mac equivalent of ctrl-alt-delete.

Here's our guide on how to close programs that aren't responding on a Mac, using the Mac equivalent of ctrl-alt-delete.

20 Jul 16

How to remove Mac malware, viruses and ransomware for free

How to remove Mac malware, viruses and ransomware for free

Mac malware is rare, but it does exist. Our guide to removing malware is vital reading for Mac OS X users - and now covers the KeRanger BitTorrent infection

Mac malware is rare, but it does exist. Our guide to removing malware is vital reading for Mac OS X users - and now covers the KeRanger BitTorrent infection

13 Jul 16

How to use Git and GitHub on Mac

How to use Git and GitHub on Mac

Learn to use the popular collaboration and versioning system for programmers, with our complete guide to Git and GitHub on the Mac

Learn to use the popular collaboration and versioning system for programmers, with our complete guide to Git and GitHub on the Mac

06 Jul 16

 
How to run PC games on a Mac

How to run PC games on a Mac

You have the right to remain a gamer. Here's how to run your favourite Windows games on a Mac.

You have the right to remain a gamer. Here's how to run your favourite Windows games on a Mac.

05 Jul 16

Android N out now | Android N UK release date | Android Nougat new features | When will my phone get Android N? Android N is more productive, more secure and more battery-friendly, and it's out now

Android N out now | Android N UK release date | Android Nougat new features | When will my phone…

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

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

How Framestore Took a Real School Bus to Mars (using VR)

How Framestore Took a Real School Bus to Mars (using VR)

iPhone 8 (2017) - Everything you need to know: Future smartphone developments, from graphene and lithium-air batteries to holograms, curved edgeless displays and motion charging | iPhone 7s release date | iPhone 8 release date

iPhone 8 (2017) - Everything you need to know: Future smartphone developments, from graphene and…