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How to get Xbox Live on Mac

How to get Xbox Live on Mac

You can get Xbox Live by running Windows 10 on your Mac and soon you'll be able to play Xbox games on your Mac. Here's our how.

You can get Xbox Live by running Windows 10 on your Mac and soon you'll be able to play Xbox games on your Mac. Here's our how.

27 Jun 16

How to turn off Rootless (SIP, or System Integrity Protection) in Mac OS X

How to turn off Rootless (SIP, or System Integrity Protection) in Mac OS X

System Integrity Protection (rootless) is a Mac security feature that stops you changing root-level files, and it can stop some programs working. Here's how to disable it

System Integrity Protection (rootless) is a Mac security feature that stops you changing root-level files, and it can stop some programs working. Here's how to disable it

22 Jun 16

How to get an education discount from Apple

How to get an education discount from Apple

Students, teachers and lecturers can buy cheap Mac hardware direct from the Apple Store for Education. Here's how to get your discount

Students, teachers and lecturers can buy cheap Mac hardware direct from the Apple Store for Education. Here's how to get your discount

15 Jun 16

Partition a Mac hard drive or SSD

Partition a Mac hard drive or SSD

You can run more than one OS on your Mac, here's how to create multiple volumes from one storage medium.

You can run more than one OS on your Mac, here's how to create multiple volumes from one storage medium.

14 Jun 16

How to learn JavaScript coding on a Mac

How to learn JavaScript coding on a Mac

Discover how to use the JavaScript scripting language on your Apple Mac, with our simple tutorials and recommended online courses

Discover how to use the JavaScript scripting language on your Apple Mac, with our simple tutorials and recommended online courses

03 Jun 16

 
Learn to code using the C programming language on your Mac

Learn to code using the C programming language on your Mac

Mastering the C programming language is a great skill, and Mac OS X makes it easy to learn. Here's how to get started

Mastering the C programming language is a great skill, and Mac OS X makes it easy to learn. Here's how to get started

26 May 16

How to take a screenshot on Mac OS X

How to take a screenshot on Mac OS X

Want to capture an editable image of whatever's on your Mac screen? Here's how to take a screenshot - or 'print screen' - on a Mac

Want to capture an editable image of whatever's on your Mac screen? Here's how to take a screenshot - or 'print screen' - on a Mac

19 May 16

How to change your Mac's Bluetooth name

How to change your Mac's Bluetooth name

The option to change your Mac's Bluetooth name is hidden in an unexpected place. Here's how to pick a new Bluetooth identity

The option to change your Mac's Bluetooth name is hidden in an unexpected place. Here's how to pick a new Bluetooth identity

19 May 16

How to send and receive texts in Mac OS X El Capitan

How to send and receive texts in Mac OS X El Capitan

Discover how to send and receive SMS text messages and iMessages from your Mac (linked to an iPhone)

Discover how to send and receive SMS text messages and iMessages from your Mac (linked to an iPhone)

19 May 16

How to set up iCloud on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, PC and Mac

How to set up iCloud on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, PC and Mac

Looking to get started with iCloud? We explain how to set up iCloud on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV, Mac or even Windows PC

Looking to get started with iCloud? We explain how to set up iCloud on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV, Mac or even Windows PC

18 May 16

 
How to test for bad or faulty RAM on a Mac

How to test for bad or faulty RAM on a Mac

Worried that your Mac's RAM is malfunctioning? Here are giveaway symptoms and reliable tests that let you check its performance

Worried that your Mac's RAM is malfunctioning? Here are giveaway symptoms and reliable tests that let you check its performance

17 May 16

How to hack into a Mac and change the password

How to hack into a Mac and change the password

Forgotten your Mac password? Don't despair. It's pretty easy to sneakily reset the password - here's how

Forgotten your Mac password? Don't despair. It's pretty easy to sneakily reset the password - here's how

17 May 16

How to get WhatsApp on Mac

How to get WhatsApp on Mac

It turns out there are a couple of ways to access your WhatsApp messages from your iPhone, on your Mac

It turns out there are a couple of ways to access your WhatsApp messages from your iPhone, on your Mac

11 May 16

How to unlock Mac with iCloud

How to unlock Mac with iCloud

Having the ability to setup your Mac so that it can be unlocked through your iCloud password is always helpful. Here's how to.

Having the ability to setup your Mac so that it can be unlocked through your iCloud password is always helpful. Here's how to.

03 May 16

 
How to learn HTML, CSS and web design on your Mac

How to learn HTML, CSS and web design on your Mac

Learning how to build a website is a vital skill in the modern age, and it's easy to learn HTML and CSS in Mac OS X. Here's how

Learning how to build a website is a vital skill in the modern age, and it's easy to learn HTML and CSS in Mac OS X. Here's how

02 May 16

Windows 10 Anniversary Update confirmed for 2 August - Windows 10 Anniversary Update UK release date, price, feature rumours: New features in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Windows 10 Anniversary Update confirmed for 2 August - Windows 10 Anniversary Update UK release…

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

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

This Animation Shows What it's Like to have a Child with a Life-Shortening Condition

This Animation Shows What it's Like to have a Child with a Life-Shortening Condition

Best iPhone & iPad apps for kids 2016: 66 awesome children's iOS apps for learning, creativity and fun

Best iPhone & iPad apps for kids 2016: 66 awesome children's iOS apps for learning, creativity and…