Keir Thomas

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Keir has edited several PC and Linux magazines but these days prefers to write about Macs, iPads and iPhones. He's the author of several books, including two editions of Mac Kung Fu and also iPad and iPhone Kung Fu.

Articles by Keir Thomas

Norton Security Standard for Mac review

Norton Security Standard for Mac review

Norton Security Standard for Mac offers blazingly fast scanning but is a bit pricey

Norton Security Standard for Mac offers blazingly fast scanning but is a bit pricey

13 Feb 18

Sophos Home antivirus review

Sophos Home antivirus review

Sophos Home is a free antivirus that caught all of our virus samples

Sophos Home is a free antivirus that caught all of our virus samples

13 Feb 18

How to remove Mac viruses for free

How to remove Mac viruses for free

Mac malware is rare, but it does exist. Here's how to remove Mac viruses, and how to avoid getting infected in the first place

Mac malware is rare, but it does exist. Here's how to remove Mac viruses, and how to avoid getting infected in the first place

13 Feb 18

Intego Mac Internet Security X9 review

Intego Mac Internet Security X9 review

Intego's Mac Internet Security X9 is our pick of the bunch, making it the best antivirus for Mac 2018

Intego's Mac Internet Security X9 is our pick of the bunch, making it the best antivirus for Mac 2018

12 Feb 18

The best plugins for Photos for Mac

The best plugins for Photos for Mac

Quickly and easily enhance your pictures with our selection of 8 superbly useful photo-editing plugins for the Photos app on Mac

Quickly and easily enhance your pictures with our selection of 8 superbly useful photo-editing plugins for the Photos app on Mac

20 Sep 17

 
Mac power user tips and hidden tricks

Mac power user tips and hidden tricks

The Mac has many secrets - here are some handy Mac shortcuts you didn't know about

The Mac has many secrets - here are some handy Mac shortcuts you didn't know about

21 Jul 17

How to create an Apple ID

How to create an Apple ID

Need an Apple ID to use an iPhone, iPad or Mac, or one of Apple's online services? It's easy! Here's how to create an Apple ID

Need an Apple ID to use an iPhone, iPad or Mac, or one of Apple's online services? It's easy! Here's how to create an Apple ID

19 Jul 17

How to automatically update all your Mac apps

How to automatically update all your Mac apps

Update the software on your Mac, even the apps you didn't download from the Mac App Store

Update the software on your Mac, even the apps you didn't download from the Mac App Store

30 Jun 17

How to remove Mac ransomware

How to remove Mac ransomware

Worried about WannaCry or Petya? Don't get caught out by ransomware. Here's how to fight back and avoid such scams

Worried about WannaCry or Petya? Don't get caught out by ransomware. Here's how to fight back and avoid such scams

28 Jun 17

How to run Windows apps on a Mac

How to run Windows apps on a Mac

You can run Windows apps on a Mac without buying a copy of Windows, here's how...

You can run Windows apps on a Mac without buying a copy of Windows, here's how...

28 Jun 17

 
How to solar-charge a MacBook in the UK

How to solar-charge a MacBook in the UK

Is it feasible to use solar energy to charge your Mac if you live in the UK, and what are the best methods and kit to use?

Is it feasible to use solar energy to charge your Mac if you live in the UK, and what are the best methods and kit to use?

20 Jun 17

How to put on an iPhone screen protector

How to put on an iPhone screen protector

We demonstrate the perfect technique to apply an iPhone screen protector, with no annoying air bubbles

We demonstrate the perfect technique to apply an iPhone screen protector, with no annoying air bubbles

26 May 17

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