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How to play Overwatch on Mac

How to play Overwatch on Mac

While there's no official Overwatch client for Mac, where there's a will, there's a way...

While there's no official Overwatch client for Mac, where there's a will, there's a way...

16 Aug 17

How to make an animated GIF on Mac

How to make an animated GIF on Mac

Learn how to make animated GIFs from video clips on your Mac. It's easy and free!

Learn how to make animated GIFs from video clips on your Mac. It's easy and free!

15 Aug 17

How to create a website on a Mac

How to create a website on a Mac

Make your own website from your Mac. Here's how to design and build a website from scratch

Make your own website from your Mac. Here's how to design and build a website from scratch

14 Aug 17

How to reset a Mac to factory settings

How to reset a Mac to factory settings

Discover how to wipe all your information and data and return a Mac to factory settings - perfect if you're selling an old machine

Discover how to wipe all your information and data and return a Mac to factory settings - perfect if you're selling an old machine

08 Aug 17

 
How to use Snapchat on Mac

How to use Snapchat on Mac

While Snapchat doesn't provide a website to view snaps, there's still a way to use Snapchat on your Mac

While Snapchat doesn't provide a website to view snaps, there's still a way to use Snapchat on your Mac

07 Aug 17

How to use Time Machine to back up your Mac

How to use Time Machine to back up your Mac

Don't risk losing everything on your Mac! It's easy to back up using Apple's Time Machine. Here's how

Don't risk losing everything on your Mac! It's easy to back up using Apple's Time Machine. Here's how

07 Aug 17

How to clear Safari's cache and history on Mac

How to clear Safari's cache and history on Mac

For peace of mind and a better Mac browsing experience you can clear your Safari cookies, cache and history

For peace of mind and a better Mac browsing experience you can clear your Safari cookies, cache and history

03 Aug 17

How to fix a Mac that won't finish a macOS update

How to fix a Mac that won't finish a macOS update

Mac got stuck in the middle of a macOS update? Here's what to do if you have installation problems while updating your Mac

Mac got stuck in the middle of a macOS update? Here's what to do if you have installation problems while updating your Mac

02 Aug 17

How to customise your Mac's desktop

How to customise your Mac's desktop

Take control of your Mac's look and feel with these tips to customise the macOS desktop, windows and interface

Take control of your Mac's look and feel with these tips to customise the macOS desktop, windows and interface

01 Aug 17

How to install macOS on a PC

How to install macOS on a PC

Apple may not want you to install macOS on a PC, but it can be done. Here's how.

Apple may not want you to install macOS on a PC, but it can be done. Here's how.

31 Jul 17

 
How to improve WiFi signal

How to improve WiFi signal

Advice for improving your WiFi range and wireless internet speed

Advice for improving your WiFi range and wireless internet speed

28 Jul 17

How to block websites on a Mac

How to block websites on a Mac

Make sure the kids aren't looking at porn, and your employees aren't reading Facebook: block unwanted sites on a Mac

Make sure the kids aren't looking at porn, and your employees aren't reading Facebook: block unwanted sites on a Mac

27 Jul 17

How to fix a Mac with a flashing question mark

How to fix a Mac with a flashing question mark

Few things strike as much fear into the hearts of Mac users as the dreaded flashing question mark. Here's how to save the day

Few things strike as much fear into the hearts of Mac users as the dreaded flashing question mark. Here's how to save the day

25 Jul 17

How to fix iMessage not working on iPhone, iPad & Mac

How to fix iMessage not working on iPhone, iPad & Mac

iMessage not working? Don't despair. Here's how to fix common problems with Messages on iPhone, iPad and Mac

iMessage not working? Don't despair. Here's how to fix common problems with Messages on iPhone, iPad and Mac

24 Jul 17

How to fix iMessage not working on iPhone, iPad & Mac

How to fix iMessage not working on iPhone, iPad & Mac

iMessage not working? Don't despair. Here's how to fix common problems with the service on iPhone, iPad and Mac

iMessage not working? Don't despair. Here's how to fix common problems with the service on iPhone, iPad and Mac

24 Jul 17

Mac power user tips and hidden tricks

Mac power user tips and hidden tricks

The Mac has many secrets - here are some handy Mac shortcuts you didn't know about

The Mac has many secrets - here are some handy Mac shortcuts you didn't know about

21 Jul 17

 
How to download and install old versions of OS X on a Mac

How to download and install old versions of OS X on a Mac

If, for whatever reason, you hate the most recent macOS release, there are ways of downloading and installing old versions of Mac OS X

If, for whatever reason, you hate the most recent macOS release, there are ways of downloading and installing old versions of Mac OS X

10 Jul 17

How to automatically update all your Mac apps

How to automatically update all your Mac apps

Update the software on your Mac, even the apps you didn't download from the Mac App Store

Update the software on your Mac, even the apps you didn't download from the Mac App Store

30 Jun 17

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