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Apple jargon buster: tech terms explained

Apple jargon buster: tech terms explained

Wondering what the latest tech buzzwords mean? We explain the jargon in our plain-English guide to tech terminology, focusing on concepts that affect Apple fans

Wondering what the latest tech buzzwords mean? We explain the jargon in our plain-English guide to tech terminology, focusing on concepts that affect Apple fans

27 Aug 15

Should I Log Out on my Mac or Shut Down?

Should I Log Out on my Mac or Shut Down?

When it's time to stop using your Mac, you can Shut Down, Log Out or Sleep. What's the best way to turn off your Mac, in terms of power saving, security and more?

When it's time to stop using your Mac, you can Shut Down, Log Out or Sleep. What's the best way to turn off your Mac, in terms of power saving, security and more?

24 Aug 15

Five most common Mac problems and how to fix them

Five most common Mac problems and how to fix them

The Mac is popular among consumers because ‘it just works’. But what should you do when something on your Mac does go wrong?

The Mac is popular among consumers because ‘it just works’. But what should you do when something on your Mac does go wrong?

20 Aug 15

What are Retina and Retina HD displays, and are they worth the money?

What are Retina and Retina HD displays, and are they worth the money?

We explain the definition, pros and cons of Apple's Retina - and Retina HD - displays. Plus: which iPads, iPhones, iPods, Macs and MacBooks have a Retina or Retina HD display?

We explain the definition, pros and cons of Apple's Retina - and Retina HD - displays. Plus: which iPads, iPhones, iPods, Macs and MacBooks have a Retina or Retina HD display?

10 Aug 15

Best Mac for Students

Best Mac for Students

Wondering which Mac to buy for college or university? We evaluate what's on offer

Wondering which Mac to buy for college or university? We evaluate what's on offer

06 Aug 15

Connect your Mac to two or more monitors

Connect your Mac to two or more monitors

It's relatively easy to connect your Mac to multiple monitors. Here's how it works.

It's relatively easy to connect your Mac to multiple monitors. Here's how it works.

04 Aug 15

How to switch from a PC to a Mac

How to switch from a PC to a Mac

Moving from a PC to a Mac : here's everything you need to know.

Moving from a PC to a Mac : here's everything you need to know.

31 Jul 15

5 steps (and 8 checks) to fix a frozen Mac

5 steps (and 8 checks) 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

27 Jul 15

Need for Speed 2015 for Mac release date rumours

Need for Speed 2015 for Mac release date rumours

We hope that Need for Speed 2015 makes an appearance on Mac, but even if it doesn't, there's still a way to play on your Mac

We hope that Need for Speed 2015 makes an appearance on Mac, but even if it doesn't, there's still a way to play on your Mac

23 Jul 15

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