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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

How to AirDrop from iPhone to a Mac and Mac to iPhone

How to AirDrop from iPhone to a Mac and Mac to iPhone

How to use AirDrop to transfer files from iPhone to a Mac and Mac to iPhone (except you may not be able to get it to work)

How to use AirDrop to transfer files from iPhone to a Mac and Mac to iPhone (except you may not be able to get it to work)

21 Oct 16

How to install El Capitan, Yosemite, Snow Leopard & old versions of Mac OS X

How to install El Capitan, Yosemite, Snow Leopard & old versions of Mac OS X

Looking to download & install Mac OS X El Capitan, Yosemite, Mountain Lion, Snow Leopard or another old version of Mac OS X that's been removed from the Mac App Store? Here's how

Looking to download & install Mac OS X El Capitan, Yosemite, Mountain Lion, Snow Leopard or another old version of Mac OS X that's been removed from the Mac App Store? Here's how

22 Sep 16

 
How to send and receive texts in Mac OS X El Capitan

How to send and receive texts in Mac OS X El Capitan

Discover how to send and receive SMS text messages and iMessages from your Mac (linked to an iPhone)

Discover how to send and receive SMS text messages and iMessages from your Mac (linked to an iPhone)

19 May 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

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S8 review

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S8 review

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

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

Samsung's beautifully designed Galaxy S8 makes for better VR experiences too

Samsung's beautifully designed Galaxy S8 makes for better VR experiences too

47 iPhone camera tips to help you take better photos

47 iPhone camera tips to help you take better photos