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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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Everything you can watch on Apple TV+

Here are all the shows and movies on Apple TV+, including Ted Lasso, plus what's still coming and what you can watch for free

Here are all the shows and movies on Apple TV+, including Ted Lasso, plus what's still coming and what you can watch for free

23 Jul 21

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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

22 Jul 21

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Where to buy a refurbished MacBook or Mac

Wondering whether to buy a refurbished Mac or MacBook? Find out the best place to get a reconditioned Mac and save money

Wondering whether to buy a refurbished Mac or MacBook? Find out the best place to get a reconditioned Mac and save money

21 Jul 21

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Students can get Apple TV+ free with half price Apple Music

Heading to University? Apple is offering students half price Apple Music and bundling it with a free subscription to Apple TV+.

Heading to University? Apple is offering students half price Apple Music and bundling it with a free subscription to Apple TV+.

16 Jul 21

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How long does Apple support iPhones?

Apple extends support for older operating systems for years, meaning even really old iPhones are still covered by updates

Apple extends support for older operating systems for years, meaning even really old iPhones are still covered by updates

15 Jul 21

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Will Apple replace a broken iPhone? Your rights explained

iPhone broken, smashed or water-damaged? Get Apple to repair, refund or replace it for free, with our guide to your legal rights

iPhone broken, smashed or water-damaged? Get Apple to repair, refund or replace it for free, with our guide to your legal rights

15 Jul 21

 
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Will anyone miss the Touch Bar?

With Apple said to be planning to banish the Touch Bar we investigate whether anyone actually finds the Touch Bar useful.

With Apple said to be planning to banish the Touch Bar we investigate whether anyone actually finds the Touch Bar useful.

14 Jul 21

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Apple games console rumours and release date

Apple could be planning to launch a games console as part of the Apple TV or as a dedicated unit. Here's what we've heard.

Apple could be planning to launch a games console as part of the Apple TV or as a dedicated unit. Here's what we've heard.

14 Jul 21

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How to sync Pinned Tabs and Safari settings between Macs

The new version of Safari will make it easier to sync Pinned Tabs in Safari from one Mac to another. Here's how to do it now.

The new version of Safari will make it easier to sync Pinned Tabs in Safari from one Mac to another. Here's how to do it now.

13 Jul 21

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Why Apple will make an iPhone 13 mini

The iPhone 12 mini is said to have missed Apple's sales expectations. So why is Apple making an iPhone 13 mini?

The iPhone 12 mini is said to have missed Apple's sales expectations. So why is Apple making an iPhone 13 mini?

09 Jul 21

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How to get Apple Watch to warn if you forget your iPhone

Never leave your iPhone behind again, set up an alert so that you will be warned if you are separated from your iPhone.

Never leave your iPhone behind again, set up an alert so that you will be warned if you are separated from your iPhone.

08 Jul 21

 
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Best email app for Macs 2021

Apple's Mail app is great, but sometimes we need something a little more... feature rich. Here are some of the best alternatives.

Apple's Mail app is great, but sometimes we need something a little more... feature rich. Here are some of the best alternatives.

06 Jul 21

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Apple repairs: price guide and how long repairs take

Need to get your MacBook, Mac, iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch repaired? Here's what you need to do and how much Apple repairs cost.

Need to get your MacBook, Mac, iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch repaired? Here's what you need to do and how much Apple repairs cost.

06 Jul 21

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How long do Macs and MacBooks last?

We investigate the lifespan of Macs and MacBooks, how many years use you can expect to get, and how to tell if a Mac is too old.

We investigate the lifespan of Macs and MacBooks, how many years use you can expect to get, and how to tell if a Mac is too old.

06 Jul 21

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