Karen Haslam

Editor

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Macworld editor since 2008, Karen has worked on both sides of the Apple divide, clocking up a number of years at Apple's PR agency prior to joining Macworld well over a decade ago. 

Karen's career highlights include interviewing Apple's Steve Wozniak and discussing Steve Jobs’ legacy on the BBC. Her focus is Mac, but she lives and breathes Apple.

Articles by Karen Haslam

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What are the cheapest iPhones?

Want an iPhone and don't want to spend a fortune? Wish iPhones weren't so expensive? There is a cheaper way to buy an iPhone

Want an iPhone and don't want to spend a fortune? Wish iPhones weren't so expensive? There is a cheaper way to buy an iPhone

22 Oct 20

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How to remote control Apple TV with iPhone

Lost the remote for your Apple TV? Control it with the Remote on your iPhone - in fact you'll probably prefer it - here's how

Lost the remote for your Apple TV? Control it with the Remote on your iPhone - in fact you'll probably prefer it - here's how

22 Oct 20

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How to turn off an iPad

Here's how to shut off iPad and power it down even if it's unresponsive

Here's how to shut off iPad and power it down even if it's unresponsive

22 Oct 20

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How to use Intercom on HomePod, AirPods, iPhone and other products

Apple's making it possible to send and receive Intercom messages on HomePod, AirPods, Apple Watch, iPhone, iPad and with CarPlay

Apple's making it possible to send and receive Intercom messages on HomePod, AirPods, Apple Watch, iPhone, iPad and with CarPlay

21 Oct 20

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List of Mac viruses, malware and security flaws

Wondering if it's true that Macs are safe from viruses? Here are some of the recent malware attacks and security threats that Mac users have suffered

Wondering if it's true that Macs are safe from viruses? Here are some of the recent malware attacks and security threats that Mac users have suffered

21 Oct 20

 
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iPhone 12 vs iPhone XR

The iPhone 12 is an attractive package, but the iPhone XR costs £300 less. Can you justify spending the extra on the newer model?

The iPhone 12 is an attractive package, but the iPhone XR costs £300 less. Can you justify spending the extra on the newer model?

20 Oct 20

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Best iPhone XR deals and contracts for October 2020

We compare the best iPhone XR deals and find the lowest prices and cheapest tarrifs so you can get a a good deal on iPhone XR

We compare the best iPhone XR deals and find the lowest prices and cheapest tarrifs so you can get a a good deal on iPhone XR

19 Oct 20

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Best iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max October deals

These are the best deals for the iPhone 11 - and the now discontinued 11 Pro & 11 Pro Max - on contract + SIM-free this October

These are the best deals for the iPhone 11 - and the now discontinued 11 Pro & 11 Pro Max - on contract + SIM-free this October

19 Oct 20

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HomePod to stream Dolby Atmos surround sound from Apple TV

Older HomePod is getting a new feature that the new HomePod mini isn't: it will stream Dolby Armos and 5.1 and 7.1 audio

Older HomePod is getting a new feature that the new HomePod mini isn't: it will stream Dolby Armos and 5.1 and 7.1 audio

16 Oct 20

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What can HomePod do?

The HomePod and HomePod mini do more than play music - new features are regularly introduced in Homepod updates, such as iOS 14

The HomePod and HomePod mini do more than play music - new features are regularly introduced in Homepod updates, such as iOS 14

16 Oct 20

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When is the next Apple Event?

Apple's said to be planning an event for the 17 November, find out what it will launch, and what to expect in 2021

Apple's said to be planning an event for the 17 November, find out what it will launch, and what to expect in 2021

16 Oct 20

 
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Apple AirPods Studio headphones release date, price & specs rumours

Apple is expected to unveil a new pair of over-ear headphones called AirPods Studio soon - but nothing was revealed at its October event

Apple is expected to unveil a new pair of over-ear headphones called AirPods Studio soon - but nothing was revealed at its October event

16 Oct 20

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iPhone 12 mini vs iPhone SE

Apple sells two small iPhones, one has a Home button and the other doesn't, but the differences don't stop there

Apple sells two small iPhones, one has a Home button and the other doesn't, but the differences don't stop there

15 Oct 20

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Which power adapter do I need to charge my iPhone 12

Apple's leaving the plug out of the iPhone box - not just iPhone 12, but also SE, 11 and XR... Find out which charger you need

Apple's leaving the plug out of the iPhone box - not just iPhone 12, but also SE, 11 and XR... Find out which charger you need

14 Oct 20

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