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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

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

 
Why has Apple Music deleted all my files?

Why has Apple Music deleted all my files?

What to do if you have Apple Music, and it's deleted some of your files? Let's see how to recover your original iTunes Music

What to do if you have Apple Music, and it's deleted some of your files? Let's see how to recover your original iTunes Music

07 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 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 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 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

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