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How to force quit on a Mac

How to force quit on a Mac

Here's how to close programs that aren't responding on a Mac, using the macOS equivalent of Ctrl-Alt-Delete.

Here's how to close programs that aren't responding on a Mac, using the macOS equivalent of Ctrl-Alt-Delete.

19 Jun 17

How to set up Parental Controls on Mac | Child safety tips for macOS Sierra

How to set up Parental Controls on Mac | Child safety tips for macOS Sierra

Parental Controls can help you keep an eye on your child's computer activity. Here's how to make a Mac child-friendly and protect your kids online

Parental Controls can help you keep an eye on your child's computer activity. Here's how to make a Mac child-friendly and protect your kids online

08 Dec 16

 
Safari Tips: become a Safari for Mac OS X expert | Plus new features coming in El Capitan

How to use the Safari web browser on the Mac

Mac OS X comes with Apple's Safari web browser, here are some of the most useful features - as well as some new ones arriving with El Capitan

Mac OS X comes with Apple's Safari web browser, here are some of the most useful features - as well as some new ones arriving with El Capitan

30 Sep 15

How to use Notes on a Mac

How to use Notes on a Mac

Notes isn't only on the iPhone and iPad, you can also use it on the Mac, and there is an update in OS X El Capitan

Notes isn't only on the iPhone and iPad, you can also use it on the Mac, and there is an update in OS X El Capitan

27 Sep 15

How to use Spotlight to find things on your Mac in Yosemite and El Capitan, top tips for searching on a Mac

Spotlight tips for OS X El Capitan & Yosemite

Your Mac’s search tool is unparalleled in power and ease-of-use, as we explore with 10 top tips to squeeze the most from it

Your Mac’s search tool is unparalleled in power and ease-of-use, as we explore with 10 top tips to squeeze the most from it

11 Sep 15

 
Terminal tips and tricks: 10 terminal projects

Terminal tips and tricks: 10 terminal projects

Get more from Terminal in OS X. Including: how to watch an ASCII version of Star Wars on the Mac using Terminal

Get more from Terminal in OS X. Including: how to watch an ASCII version of Star Wars on the Mac using Terminal

03 Jun 15

How to create shortcuts on a Mac

How to create shortcuts on a Mac

Find those frequently opened files, folders, apps and disks with one click using alias shortcuts on your Mac

Find those frequently opened files, folders, apps and disks with one click using alias shortcuts on your Mac

28 May 15

How to use Extensions in OS X Yosemite, get more out of OS X with Extensions

How to use OS X Yosemite's Extensions

Extensions can be used to add new features to apps. Here's how they work.

Extensions can be used to add new features to apps. Here's how they work.

06 May 15

Get Continuity on an unsupported Mac

Get Continuity on an unsupported Mac

Older Macs don't get access to the Continuity features in Mac OS X Yosemite - but it is possible to get Handoff, AirDrop and other features working with a little effort

Older Macs don't get access to the Continuity features in Mac OS X Yosemite - but it is possible to get Handoff, AirDrop and other features working with a little effort

16 Feb 15

 
Manage Macs on a Windows-based network

Manage Macs on a Windows-based network

Using a Mac at work amongst a hoard of unfriendly Windows PCs? Here’s how to make everything play nicely

Using a Mac at work amongst a hoard of unfriendly Windows PCs? Here’s how to make everything play nicely

19 Jan 15

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