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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 from macOS - perfect if you're selling an old Mac

Discover how to wipe all your information and data from macOS - perfect if you're selling an old Mac

22 May 17

How to use a second display with a Mac

How to use a second display with a Mac

It's possible to add a second (or third) display to your Mac, but finding the right adapter can be tricky

It's possible to add a second (or third) display to your Mac, but finding the right adapter can be tricky

19 May 17

How to defrag a Mac (and why you don't need to)

How to defrag a Mac (and why you don't need to)

Defragging a Mac isn't as necessary as everyone thinks. We show how to defrag a Mac, but explain why you probably don't need to

Defragging a Mac isn't as necessary as everyone thinks. We show how to defrag a Mac, but explain why you probably don't need to

18 May 17

How to use iCloud

How to use iCloud

What is iCloud, and what does it do? We explain how to set up and use Apple's iCloud services

What is iCloud, and what does it do? We explain how to set up and use Apple's iCloud services

16 May 17

How to make phone calls on your Mac

How to make phone calls on your Mac

Making and receiving phone calls on your Mac is convenient and easy to set up. Here's how:

Making and receiving phone calls on your Mac is convenient and easy to set up. Here's how:

16 May 17

How to remove Mac ransomware

How to remove Mac ransomware

Worried about WannaCry? Don't get caught out by Mac ransomware. Here's how to fight back and avoid scams in the future

Worried about WannaCry? Don't get caught out by Mac ransomware. Here's how to fight back and avoid scams in the future

16 May 17

 
Do Macs get viruses, and do Macs need antivirus software?

Do Macs get viruses, and do Macs need antivirus software?

Wondering whether you need antivirus software to protect your Mac? macOS is more secure than Windows, but you'd be wise to look carefully at your security options

Wondering whether you need antivirus software to protect your Mac? macOS is more secure than Windows, but you'd be wise to look carefully at your security options

15 May 17

How to use the Apple Education Store

How to use the Apple Education Store

Students, teachers and lecturers can buy cheap Macs from the Apple Store for Education. Here's how to get Apple student discount

Students, teachers and lecturers can buy cheap Macs from the Apple Store for Education. Here's how to get Apple student discount

03 May 17

How to watch Netflix offline on a Mac

How to watch Netflix offline on a Mac

Here's our guide on how to download and watch Netflix videos offline on a Mac

Here's our guide on how to download and watch Netflix videos offline on a Mac

25 Apr 17

 
How to take a screenshot on Mac

How to take a screenshot on Mac

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

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

25 Apr 17

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

24 Apr 17

What to do if your Mac isn't connecting to WiFi and the web

What to do if your Mac isn't connecting to WiFi and the web

Can't get online because your Mac has lost its WiFi connection, or WiFi is down? Here's how to fix WiFi networking issues on your Mac

Can't get online because your Mac has lost its WiFi connection, or WiFi is down? Here's how to fix WiFi networking issues on your Mac

21 Apr 17

How to install Windows on a Mac

How to install Windows on a Mac

Here's how to install Windows 10 on any Mac. We explain the two main methods, Boot Camp and virtualisation, and the pros and cons of each

Here's how to install Windows 10 on any Mac. We explain the two main methods, Boot Camp and virtualisation, and the pros and cons of each

21 Apr 17

How to move from PC to Mac

How to move from PC to Mac

Moving from a PC to a Mac? From drivers and antivirus options to gaming and movies, our migration guide has everything you need to know

Moving from a PC to a Mac? From drivers and antivirus options to gaming and movies, our migration guide has everything you need to know

19 Apr 17

How to transfer photos and video from iPhone to Mac

How to transfer photos and video from iPhone to Mac

Here's how to move photos and video from an iPhone to a Mac to back up, or edit, your precious memories

Here's how to move photos and video from an iPhone to a Mac to back up, or edit, your precious memories

19 Apr 17

 
How to fix a frozen Mac

How to fix a frozen Mac

Macs are pretty reliable, but occasionally they get stuck, or frozen. Here are 13 checks and fixes to try if your Mac stops working

Macs are pretty reliable, but occasionally they get stuck, or frozen. Here are 13 checks and fixes to try if your Mac stops working

19 Apr 17

Surface Pro 5 News - release date, UK price, features, specs

Surface Pro 5 News - release date, UK price, features, specs

Microsoft Surface Studio hands-on review: the iMac killer is here

Microsoft Surface Studio hands-on review: the iMac killer is here

Best Mac antivirus 2017

Best Mac antivirus 2017