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Do Macs get viruses? | Do Macs need antivirus software: Mac security FAQs

Do Macs get viruses? | 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

24 Feb 17

How to use a Windows keyboard with Mac: Remap keys to fit macOS

How to use a Windows keyboard with Mac: Remap keys to fit macOS

Want to use a Windows PC keyboard with a Mac? You can! This quick tip will let you remap the keys and use a PC keyboard with a Mac

Want to use a Windows PC keyboard with a Mac? You can! This quick tip will let you remap the keys and use a PC keyboard with a Mac

23 Feb 17

MacBook Pro not working | How to fix new MacBook Pro 2016 hardware problems

MacBook Pro not working | How to fix new MacBook Pro 2016 hardware problems

Some 2016 MacBook Pro owners have experienced hardware problems. Here's how to tell if you've been affected, and how to fix the problems if you have

Some 2016 MacBook Pro owners have experienced hardware problems. Here's how to tell if you've been affected, and how to fix the problems if you have

22 Feb 17

How to keep browsing history secret on Mac and iOS

How to keep browsing history secret on Mac and iOS

Keep your online affairs private with this guide to private browsing on iOS and Mac OS X devices

Keep your online affairs private with this guide to private browsing on iOS and Mac OS X devices

14 Feb 17

 
How to speed up a slow Mac: tips to make an iMac, MacBook or Mac mini run faster | Speed up Mac OS X and macOS Sierra

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

14 Feb 17

How to download your iTunes library on Mac

How to download your iTunes library on Mac

Download and keep a local copy of your iTunes library with these helpful tips - ideal if you're trying to move iTunes music to another Mac

Download and keep a local copy of your iTunes library with these helpful tips - ideal if you're trying to move iTunes music to another Mac

13 Feb 17

How to sync iMessage conversations on iPhone, iPad and Mac

How to sync iMessage conversations on iPhone, iPad and Mac

iMessages sent from iPhone not appearing on Mac? Here's how to sync iMessage conversations between iPhone, iPad and Mac

iMessages sent from iPhone not appearing on Mac? Here's how to sync iMessage conversations between iPhone, iPad and Mac

09 Feb 17

How to stop Netflix buffering on Mac

How to stop Netflix buffering on Mac

Video quality settings and router optimisation tips for keeping Netflix content pause-free

Video quality settings and router optimisation tips for keeping Netflix content pause-free

02 Feb 17

 
What (and where) is the Option key on Mac? | What is the Apple key?

What (and where) is the Option key on Mac? | What is the Apple key?

Our simple guide to lesser-known keys on the Mac keyboard explains the Option key, Alt key, Apple key and Command key, and where to find them

Our simple guide to lesser-known keys on the Mac keyboard explains the Option key, Alt key, Apple key and Command key, and where to find them

27 Jan 17

How to set up and learn Python coding on a Mac

How to set up and learn Python coding on a Mac

Learn to code in Python on a Mac with our guide to installation, setup and training courses

Learn to code in Python on a Mac with our guide to installation, setup and training courses

27 Jan 17

 
How to use & customise Touch Bar on new MacBook Pro 2016 | 10 Touch Bar tips

How to use & customise Touch Bar on new MacBook Pro 2016 | 10 Touch Bar tips

The 2016 MacBook Pro's flagship new feature is the dynamic, customisable Touch Bar. Here's how to use & customise the Touch Bar on Apple's new MacBook Pro 2016

The 2016 MacBook Pro's flagship new feature is the dynamic, customisable Touch Bar. Here's how to use & customise the Touch Bar on Apple's new MacBook Pro 2016

23 Jan 17

LG G6 review: Hands-on with LG’s bold, big-screen shot at perfection

LG G6 review: Hands-on with LG’s bold, big-screen shot at perfection

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

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

How the painting-like animated sequences in A Monster Calls were created by Glassworks Barcelona

How the painting-like animated sequences in A Monster Calls were created by Glassworks Barcelona

The 22 best Safari extensions | Best Safari plugins: Improve Apple's Safari web browser with these add-ons

The 22 best Safari extensions | Best Safari plugins: Improve Apple's Safari web browser with these…