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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How to get macOS 11 Big Sur beta

Here's how to download the developer & public betas for Big Sur and install the beta on your Mac (even if you aren't a developer)

Here's how to download the developer & public betas for Big Sur and install the beta on your Mac (even if you aren't a developer)

07 Aug 20

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Best Mac buying guide 2020

Wondering whether you should buy an iMac, iMac Pro, MacBook Pro or Air, Mac mini or Mac Pro? Find out in our comprehensive buying guide

Wondering whether you should buy an iMac, iMac Pro, MacBook Pro or Air, Mac mini or Mac Pro? Find out in our comprehensive buying guide

05 Aug 20

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Best iPhone XR deals for August 2020

We've hunted for the best iPhone XR deals! Get a discounted iPhone XR SIM-free or on contract with one of these iPhone XR deals

We've hunted for the best iPhone XR deals! Get a discounted iPhone XR SIM-free or on contract with one of these iPhone XR deals

30 Jul 20

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

These are the best deals for the iPhone 11, 11 Pro & 11 Pro Max on contract + SIM-free this August. Get a cut-price iPhone 11 with one of these deals

These are the best deals for the iPhone 11, 11 Pro & 11 Pro Max on contract + SIM-free this August. Get a cut-price iPhone 11 with one of these deals

30 Jul 20

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Best Mac mini deals for August 2020

Save money on the cheapest Mac! Get a discount on a Mac mini this August with our round up of the best Mac mini deals in the UK & US

Save money on the cheapest Mac! Get a discount on a Mac mini this August with our round up of the best Mac mini deals in the UK & US

30 Jul 20

 
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When will Face ID come to Mac?

Big Sur beta contains code referencing Face ID indicating that it will soon be available on the Mac

Big Sur beta contains code referencing Face ID indicating that it will soon be available on the Mac

29 Jul 20

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Best MacBook Air deals for August 2020

Want a cut-price MacBook Air? Save money on a Mac laptop this August with our round up of MacBook Air money off deals in the UK & US

Want a cut-price MacBook Air? Save money on a Mac laptop this August with our round up of MacBook Air money off deals in the UK & US

29 Jul 20

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Best iMac deals for August 2020

Looking for a discounted iMac? Save money on an iMac this August with our round up of the best iMac deals in the UK & US

Looking for a discounted iMac? Save money on an iMac this August with our round up of the best iMac deals in the UK & US

29 Jul 20

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Best MacBook Pro deals for August 2020

Want a cut-price MacBook Pro? Save money on a Mac laptop this August with our round up of MacBook Pro money off deals in the UK & US

Want a cut-price MacBook Pro? Save money on a Mac laptop this August with our round up of MacBook Pro money off deals in the UK & US

28 Jul 20

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How to configure a router for Mac and iPhone

Apple's says these are the best, most secure, settings for a router. We also explain how to access your router software

Apple's says these are the best, most secure, settings for a router. We also explain how to access your router software

27 Jul 20

 
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5G iPhone release date, price & specs rumours

Find out when the iPhone 5G will come out, and whether 5G technology will work with your current iPhone

Find out when the iPhone 5G will come out, and whether 5G technology will work with your current iPhone

24 Jul 20

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When is macOS Big Sur public beta coming out?

Apple said Big Sur's release date is 'July'. If you're wondering when Big Sur beta will show up you're not alone!

Apple said Big Sur's release date is 'July'. If you're wondering when Big Sur beta will show up you're not alone!

24 Jul 20

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MacBook Pro 16in 2020 release date

The 16in MacBook Pro still uses processors from the old 15in model! When will Apple update the MacBook Pro 16in and will it use Apple Silicon

The 16in MacBook Pro still uses processors from the old 15in model! When will Apple update the MacBook Pro 16in and will it use Apple Silicon

24 Jul 20

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