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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 update iOS on your iPhone

We walk you through the simple and free process of updating iOS on an iPhone. Here's how to get new features for free!

We walk you through the simple and free process of updating iOS on an iPhone. Here's how to get new features for free!

20 Sep 21

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Gurman: 'Stronger showing' in 2022 after 'incremental' Apple event

Apple's latest bunch of upgrades left people 'itching for more', but Gurman doesn't anticipate anything groundbreaking until 2022.

Apple's latest bunch of upgrades left people 'itching for more', but Gurman doesn't anticipate anything groundbreaking until 2022.

20 Sep 21

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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

20 Sep 21

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watchOS 8 compatibility: Is your Apple Watch supported?

The Apple Watch Series 3 and above are supported by watchOS 8, but maybe you should avoid installing on a Watch 3.

The Apple Watch Series 3 and above are supported by watchOS 8, but maybe you should avoid installing on a Watch 3.

20 Sep 21

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Which power adapter do I need to charge my iPhone 12 or 13

Apple's left the plug out of the iPhone box - not just iPhone 13, but also 12, SE, 11 and XR... Find out which charger you need.

Apple's left the plug out of the iPhone box - not just iPhone 13, but also 12, SE, 11 and XR... Find out which charger you need.

17 Sep 21

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iPad mini 2021 vs iPad 2021

There are four iPads to choose from, but the iPad mini and standard iPad are cheapest. Which is the best value for money though?

There are four iPads to choose from, but the iPad mini and standard iPad are cheapest. Which is the best value for money though?

16 Sep 21

 
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When is the best time to buy an iPhone?

With the new iPhone 13 now here it's a great time to take advantages of price drops, but with Black Friday coming, we say wait.

With the new iPhone 13 now here it's a great time to take advantages of price drops, but with Black Friday coming, we say wait.

14 Sep 21

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Apple releases important security updates to stop spyware

Update to Mac, iPhone, iPad and Watch systems addresses serious security flaw that was being exploited by the spyware Pegasus.

Update to Mac, iPhone, iPad and Watch systems addresses serious security flaw that was being exploited by the spyware Pegasus.

14 Sep 21

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Apple 'to continue to sell AirPods 2' - hopefully at lower price

Analyst says Apple will continue to sell old AirPods alongside the new 3rd generation AirPods - could mean a nice price drop.

Analyst says Apple will continue to sell old AirPods alongside the new 3rd generation AirPods - could mean a nice price drop.

13 Sep 21

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Best data recovery apps for Mac

Our pick of the apps that can recover potentially lost data on your Mac

Our pick of the apps that can recover potentially lost data on your Mac

09 Sep 21

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How and where to sell your iPhone for the best price

Find out what your iPhone is worth and how to get the best price when you are selling your old iPhone.

Find out what your iPhone is worth and how to get the best price when you are selling your old iPhone.

09 Sep 21

 
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MacBook recalls and repair programs - is your Mac included?

Will Apple repair or replace your MacBook for free? We have details Apple laptops recalls for keyboard, display, battery and more

Will Apple repair or replace your MacBook for free? We have details Apple laptops recalls for keyboard, display, battery and more

03 Sep 21

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Adobe Creative Cloud pricing and how to get the best deal

Complete buying guide for Adobe Creative Cloud: how much does it cost, what's included, plus which plan is best.

Complete buying guide for Adobe Creative Cloud: how much does it cost, what's included, plus which plan is best.

31 Aug 21

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How to AirPlay from iPhone to Mac

AirPlay is a handy way to stream from iPad, iPhone or Mac to your TV screen, but can you stream to your Mac? Here are the options:

AirPlay is a handy way to stream from iPad, iPhone or Mac to your TV screen, but can you stream to your Mac? Here are the options:

31 Aug 21

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