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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Is Apple FaceTime safe?

We examine how secure the FaceTIme app is, whether it can be hacked, and outline just how private it is

We examine how secure the FaceTIme app is, whether it can be hacked, and outline just how private it is

03 Apr 20

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How to add email to a MacBook or Mac

Here's how to set up email on your Mac so that your various emails services - including your work emails - can be accessed in one app

Here's how to set up email on your Mac so that your various emails services - including your work emails - can be accessed in one app

31 Mar 20

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MacBook Air vs Mac mini

Apple offers two lower-cost Macs for those on a budget: the Mac mini and MacBook Air. But which offers the best value for money?

Apple offers two lower-cost Macs for those on a budget: the Mac mini and MacBook Air. But which offers the best value for money?

27 Mar 20

 
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How to install Adobe Flash Player on Mac

Some sites still rely on Flash, here's how to install it (and whether you should)

Some sites still rely on Flash, here's how to install it (and whether you should)

26 Mar 20

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Can Macs Get Viruses & Do Macs Need Antivirus Software?

Wondering whether your Mac can get a virus? macOS is more secure than Windows, but you'd be wise to look carefully at your security options as the risks grow

Wondering whether your Mac can get a virus? macOS is more secure than Windows, but you'd be wise to look carefully at your security options as the risks grow

24 Mar 20

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How to remotely access & control a Mac desktop

We show how to control a Mac desktop, share the screen, and access files and apps - all remotely

We show how to control a Mac desktop, share the screen, and access files and apps - all remotely

23 Mar 20

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Best iPad for students 2020

Wondering which iPad is best for eduction as you head off to college or university? We reveal the best iPad for students

Wondering which iPad is best for eduction as you head off to college or university? We reveal the best iPad for students

19 Mar 20

 
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How to use FaceTime on iPhone & iPad

FaceTime is a great - and free - way to make video and audio calls for free, and stay in touch with friends and family

FaceTime is a great - and free - way to make video and audio calls for free, and stay in touch with friends and family

18 Mar 20

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New Mac mini release date news, specs and price rumours

Apple's Mac mini was neglected in 2019 before seeing a minor update in March 2020. What does the future hold for the mini Mac?

Apple's Mac mini was neglected in 2019 before seeing a minor update in March 2020. What does the future hold for the mini Mac?

18 Mar 20

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MacBook Air 2020 release date and specs rumours

The MacBook Air is no longer lumbered with 'that' keyboard and now offers improved processors and better RAM

The MacBook Air is no longer lumbered with 'that' keyboard and now offers improved processors and better RAM

18 Mar 20

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