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How to clear Safari cache

How to clear Safari cache

For peace of mind and a better browsing experience you can clear your Safari cookies, cache and history. Here's how.

For peace of mind and a better browsing experience you can clear your Safari cookies, cache and history. Here's how.

27 Jul 16

Steps to fix a frozen Mac

Steps to fix a frozen Mac

Apple Mac computers are reliable, but sometimes something goes wrong. Here’s what to do if your Mac has frozen.

Apple Mac computers are reliable, but sometimes something goes wrong. Here’s what to do if your Mac has frozen.

26 Jul 16

How to set up & use a BBC micro:bit with a Mac

How to set up & use a BBC micro:bit with a Mac

Learn to code and build cool electronics projects with the BBC micro:bit. We show how to set it up with your Mac

Learn to code and build cool electronics projects with the BBC micro:bit. We show how to set it up with your Mac

22 Jul 16

How to fix FaceTime audio bug

How to fix FaceTime audio bug

A FaceTime bug allows audio to be monitored after FaceTime calls are ‘ended’. Here's what to do.

A FaceTime bug allows audio to be monitored after FaceTime calls are ‘ended’. Here's what to do.

22 Jul 16

 
How to force quit on a Mac

How to force quit on a Mac

Here's our guide on how to close programs that aren't responding on a Mac, using the Mac equivalent of ctrl-alt-delete.

Here's our guide on how to close programs that aren't responding on a Mac, using the Mac equivalent of ctrl-alt-delete.

20 Jul 16

How to take a screenshot on Mac | Print screen in Mac OS X or macOS

How to take a screenshot on Mac | Print screen in Mac OS X or macOS

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'

20 Jul 16

Creating games on your Mac

Creating games on your Mac

It's easier than you think to start making games on your Mac

It's easier than you think to start making games on your Mac

06 Jul 16

Which is the best programming language to learn on my Mac?

Which is the best programming language to learn on my Mac?

What programming language should I learn on my Mac? Best programming languages for coders. Swift, Python, Java, C & Perl compared

What programming language should I learn on my Mac? Best programming languages for coders. Swift, Python, Java, C & Perl compared

06 Jul 16

 
Learn Ruby and Ruby on Rails in OS X

Learn Ruby and Ruby on Rails in OS X

Set up Ruby and Ruby on Rails in OS X and learn how to program Ruby for your website

Set up Ruby and Ruby on Rails in OS X and learn how to program Ruby for your website

06 Jul 16

Why you should learn to code (and how to do it)

Why you should learn to code (and how to do it)

Why you should learn to code. Top 4 reasons to learn coding and how to learn to code online explained.

Why you should learn to code. Top 4 reasons to learn coding and how to learn to code online explained.

06 Jul 16

How to learn maths online on your Mac

How to learn maths online on your Mac

Want better math skills? Here are the apps, sites and services you need to learn mathematics on your Mac. Best online math courses

Want better math skills? Here are the apps, sites and services you need to learn mathematics on your Mac. Best online math courses

06 Jul 16

How to run PC games on a Mac

How to run PC games on a Mac

You have the right to remain a gamer. Here's how to run your favourite Windows games on a Mac.

You have the right to remain a gamer. Here's how to run your favourite Windows games on a Mac.

05 Jul 16

How to format a storage drive for Mac

How to format a storage drive for Mac

Disk Utility is built into OS X and easy to use. Here's how to format your drive for OS X

Disk Utility is built into OS X and easy to use. Here's how to format your drive for OS X

05 Jul 16

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

Should I upgrade to Windows 10? Why upgrade to Windows 10? Is Windows 10 good? The pros and cons of upgrading from Windows 7 or Windows 8 | Free upgrade to Windows 10 ends today 29 July!

Should I upgrade to Windows 10? Why upgrade to Windows 10? Is Windows 10 good? The pros and cons of!...…

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

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

Illustrator Rachel Lillie discusses how she draws, and the beauty of quietness

Illustrator Rachel Lillie discusses how she draws, and the beauty of quietness

macOS Sierra vs Windows 10 comparison: Apple and Microsoft's latest OS releases go head to head | Mac vs PC

macOS Sierra vs Windows 10 comparison: Apple and Microsoft's latest OS releases go head to head |…