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How to speed up a slow Mac

How to speed up a slow Mac

Mac running too slow? Here are some performance tips & software to make Mac OS X and macOS Sierra run faster.

Mac running too slow? Here are some performance tips & software to make Mac OS X and macOS Sierra run faster.

24 Mar 17

Do Macs get viruses, and do Macs need antivirus software: Mac security FAQs

Do Macs get viruses, and do Macs need antivirus software: Mac security FAQs

Do Macs get viruses, and do Macs need antivirus software? macOS is still more secure than Windows, but you'd be wise to look carefully at your security options

Do Macs get viruses, and do Macs need antivirus software? macOS is still more secure than Windows, but you'd be wise to look carefully at your security options

20 Mar 17

How to open a .docx Word file on a Mac, iPad or iPhone

How to open a .docx Word file on a Mac, iPad or iPhone

Want to collaborate with PC-based colleagues? Here's how to open, edit, save and export .docx Word files on a Mac, iPad or iPhone

Want to collaborate with PC-based colleagues? Here's how to open, edit, save and export .docx Word files on a Mac, iPad or iPhone

17 Mar 17

How to transfer photos from a Mac to an Android tablet: A guide to moving photos to your tablet from a Mac or MacBook

Move photos from a Mac to an Android or Windows tablet

Here's how to make the Mac play nicely with rival products: transfer photos from Mac to Android & Windows tablets

Here's how to make the Mac play nicely with rival products: transfer photos from Mac to Android & Windows tablets

16 Mar 17

 
How to edit .xlsx files on Mac, iPad or iPhone

How to edit .xlsx files on Mac, iPad or iPhone

You can edit Excel's .xlsx files using a range of paid and free apps available for macOS and iOS

You can edit Excel's .xlsx files using a range of paid and free apps available for macOS and iOS

15 Mar 17

How to edit .pages files on Windows

How to edit .pages files on Windows

It's actually easier than you might think to open .pages files on a PC

It's actually easier than you might think to open .pages files on a PC

14 Mar 17

How to learn Swift online

How to learn Swift online

Frustrated with learning Swift 3? Help is at hand with these handy resources.

Frustrated with learning Swift 3? Help is at hand with these handy resources.

14 Mar 17

How to set up Hotmail in Mac Mail, read and send Hotmail from Mail on a 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...

07 Mar 17

 
How to use System Preferences in macOS Sierra (and Mac OS X)

How to use System Preferences in macOS Sierra (and Mac OS X)

Learn how to control and adjust your Mac's system-wide settings in macOS and Mac OS X, with our guide to System Preferences

Learn how to control and adjust your Mac's system-wide settings in macOS and Mac OS X, with our guide to System Preferences

28 Feb 17

How to increase storage space on a Mac

How to increase storage space on a Mac

Ways to free up hard drive space on a Mac instead of buying an external hard drive

Ways to free up hard drive space on a Mac instead of buying an external hard drive

27 Feb 17

 
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

24 Feb 17

Huawei P10 review

Huawei P10 review

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

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

An overview: What leading creative agencies are doing to improve diversity

An overview: What leading creative agencies are doing to improve diversity

New iPad, iPhone SE & Red iPhone 7 on sale now

New iPad, iPhone SE & Red iPhone 7 on sale now