Karen Haslam

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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 more than a decade ago. 

Career highlights have included launching the iPod and OS X while on the PR side, and honing news hound instincts while observing the astronomical rise of Apple following the Intel switch and the launch of the iPhone.

These days Karen spends her time planning the content for the Macworld website, writing reviews, features and tutorials, and helping friends and family with all their Apple device issues.

Articles by Karen Haslam

How to play music on iPhone

How to play music on iPhone

Guide to playing music on the iPhone, including creating playlists, finding lyrics, and more

Guide to playing music on the iPhone, including creating playlists, finding lyrics, and more

11 Jul 18

How to Ping on a Mac

How to Ping on a Mac

Use Ping to measure your internet speed and find out why video streaming is slow and online games are stuttering

Use Ping to measure your internet speed and find out why video streaming is slow and online games are stuttering

10 Jul 18

iMac Pro 2018 release date and specs

iMac Pro 2018 release date and specs

The iMac Pro arrived in December 2017, what can we expect from the next version?

The iMac Pro arrived in December 2017, what can we expect from the next version?

10 Jul 18

How to reinstall macOS using Recovery Mode

How to reinstall macOS using Recovery Mode

Here's how to use Apple's built-in Recovery mode to reinstall macOS over the internet, with or without wiping you Mac

Here's how to use Apple's built-in Recovery mode to reinstall macOS over the internet, with or without wiping you Mac

09 Jul 18

How to connect a Mac to a TV

How to connect a Mac to a TV

It's possible to connect your Mac or MacBook to your TV, we show you how and recomend the best adaptors

It's possible to connect your Mac or MacBook to your TV, we show you how and recomend the best adaptors

06 Jul 18

How to install old Mac OS X versions

How to install old Mac OS X versions

If you want to run an older version of Mac OS X it is possible, here's how:

If you want to run an older version of Mac OS X it is possible, here's how:

03 Jul 18

 
How to download old Mac OS X versions

How to download old Mac OS X versions

If, for whatever reason, you hate the most recent macOS release, there are ways of downloading and installing old versions of Mac OS X

If, for whatever reason, you hate the most recent macOS release, there are ways of downloading and installing old versions of Mac OS X

03 Jul 18

How to free space on a Mac

How to free space on a Mac

We outline simple ways to free up hard drive space on a Mac instead of buying an external hard drive

We outline simple ways to free up hard drive space on a Mac instead of buying an external hard drive

02 Jul 18

How to make a bootable macOS installer on an external drive

How to make a bootable macOS installer on an external drive

Use this guide to create a bootable install of MacOS on an external drive, to make installing macOS on multiple machines simple

Use this guide to create a bootable install of MacOS on an external drive, to make installing macOS on multiple machines simple

02 Jul 18

 
How to send and receive text messages on your Mac

How to send and receive text messages on your Mac

It's easy to send and receive text messages on your Mac - including texts from friends who don't have iPhones

It's easy to send and receive text messages on your Mac - including texts from friends who don't have iPhones

29 Jun 18

How to use a second screen with a Mac

How to use a second screen with a Mac

It's possible to connect a second (or third) display to your Mac, but finding the right adapter can be tricky. Here's our advice

It's possible to connect a second (or third) display to your Mac, but finding the right adapter can be tricky. Here's our advice

29 Jun 18

Apple subscription TV on-demand service rumours

Apple subscription TV on-demand service rumours

Here's everything you need to know about the new TV streaming service and television shows in the works at Apple

Here's everything you need to know about the new TV streaming service and television shows in the works at Apple

29 Jun 18

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