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How to stop junk mail and spam in Mac Mail

How to stop junk mail and spam in Mac Mail

Keep your inbox clear of unwanted clutter by using Mail’s built-in junk mail filters.

Keep your inbox clear of unwanted clutter by using Mail’s built-in junk mail filters.

01 Dec 16

How to recover a forgotten iCloud password

How to recover a forgotten iCloud password

Follow these tips if you've lost the password for your Apple ID and iCloud account - we'll show how to recover the password

Follow these tips if you've lost the password for your Apple ID and iCloud account - we'll show how to recover the password

21 Nov 16

How to get MacBook Pro Touch Bar on any iMac or MacBook

How to get MacBook Pro Touch Bar on any iMac or MacBook

No need to fork out for Apple's new MacBook Pro - here's two ways to get the all-new Touch Bar on any Mac.

No need to fork out for Apple's new MacBook Pro - here's two ways to get the all-new Touch Bar on any Mac.

17 Nov 16

How to make an app for iPhone or iPad

How to make an app for iPhone or iPad

It's never been easier to make and sell an iOS app. Here are the tips beginners need to code an app and get it approved and on the App Store

It's never been easier to make and sell an iOS app. Here are the tips beginners need to code an app and get it approved and on the App Store

16 Nov 16

7 Sierra menu bar tips: How to use Mac menu bar in macOS Sierra

7 Sierra menu bar tips: How to use Mac menu bar in macOS Sierra

The strip across the top of your Mac's screen provides access to important system and app functions, and much more. Here's our macOS Sierra menu bar masterclass

The strip across the top of your Mac's screen provides access to important system and app functions, and much more. Here's our macOS Sierra menu bar masterclass

14 Nov 16

 
How to use Instagram on Mac

How to use Instagram on Mac

Instagram can be viewed on your Mac, but if you want to upload photos you have to resort to using your iOS device, until now.

Instagram can be viewed on your Mac, but if you want to upload photos you have to resort to using your iOS device, until now.

11 Nov 16

How to recover deleted files and photos on Mac, iPad and iPhone

How to recover deleted files and photos on Mac, iPad and iPhone

Clicked 'delete' and instantly regretted it? Don't worry. Our tutorial explains how to recover deleted files and photos on Mac, iPad and iPhone

Clicked 'delete' and instantly regretted it? Don't worry. Our tutorial explains how to recover deleted files and photos on Mac, iPad and iPhone

09 Nov 16

How to restore startup chime on MacBook Pro

How to restore startup chime on MacBook Pro

The 2016 MacBook Pro auto-boots when its lid is opened or when it is powered; it also has no startup chime - here's the remedy

The 2016 MacBook Pro auto-boots when its lid is opened or when it is powered; it also has no startup chime - here's the remedy

08 Nov 16

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

31 Oct 16

How to show hidden files in Mac OS X and macOS Sierra Finder

How to show hidden files in Mac OS X and macOS Sierra Finder

How to reveal secret hidden files on Mac OS X and macOS Sierra desktop: This Mac Finder trick displays hidden files and folders

How to reveal secret hidden files on Mac OS X and macOS Sierra desktop: This Mac Finder trick displays hidden files and folders

26 Oct 16

 
How to set up Hotmail in Mac Mail | Sync your Hotmail address with your Mac

How to set up Hotmail on a Mac

Hotmail was discontinued by Microsoft – but you can still use your old Hotmail account on your Mac, here's how...

Hotmail was discontinued by Microsoft – but you can still use your old Hotmail account on your Mac, here's how...

26 Oct 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)

21 Oct 16

How to enable Dark Mode & Low Light Filter on iPhone, Mac and Apple TV

How to enable Dark Mode & Low Light Filter on iPhone, Mac and Apple TV

With Dark Mode on Mac and Apple TV, and Low Light Filter on iPhone, you can make nighttime viewing more comfortable. Here's how to enable Apple's new Dark Mode

With Dark Mode on Mac and Apple TV, and Low Light Filter on iPhone, you can make nighttime viewing more comfortable. Here's how to enable Apple's new Dark Mode

12 Oct 16

 
How to install El Capitan, Yosemite, Snow Leopard & old versions of Mac OS X

How to install El Capitan, Yosemite, Snow Leopard & old versions of Mac OS X

Looking to download & install Mac OS X El Capitan, Yosemite, Mountain Lion, Snow Leopard or another old version of Mac OS X that's been removed from the Mac App Store? Here's how

Looking to download & install Mac OS X El Capitan, Yosemite, Mountain Lion, Snow Leopard or another old version of Mac OS X that's been removed from the Mac App Store? Here's how

22 Sep 16

How to use iCloud Drive in macOS Sierra

How to use iCloud Drive in macOS Sierra

Saving files to Apple's iCloud became very simple with macOS Sierra. Read our guide to find out how

Saving files to Apple's iCloud became very simple with macOS Sierra. Read our guide to find out how

22 Sep 16

How to get Windows 10 for free | How to install Windows 10: There is still a way to avoid paying for the OS

How to get Windows 10 for free | How to install Windows 10: There is still a way to avoid paying…

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

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

Alex Chinneck’s giant ice cube Christmas tree at Kings Cross

Alex Chinneck’s giant ice cube Christmas tree at Kings Cross

Apple rumours & predictions 2017: The iPhone 8, new iPads, and everything else you should expect from Apple in 2017

Apple rumours & predictions 2017: The iPhone 8, new iPads, and everything else you should expect fr7...…