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

How to fix an iPhone or iPad screen that's not working

How to fix an iPhone or iPad screen that's not working

Has your iPhone screen got 'stuck'? Here are 10 tips that should fix the situation (including our advice on the issue of Touch Disease)

Has your iPhone screen got 'stuck'? Here are 10 tips that should fix the situation (including our advice on the issue of Touch Disease)

11 Apr 18

Mac security tips: best Mac security settings

Mac security tips: best Mac security settings

Take the security of your Mac seriously with our tricks to lock down just about everything. Here are our maximum security tips for Mac

Take the security of your Mac seriously with our tricks to lock down just about everything. Here are our maximum security tips for Mac

09 Apr 18

Kaspersky Internet Security for Mac review

Kaspersky Internet Security for Mac review

Kaspersky Internet Security for Mac offers easy installation but a slow full system scan.

Kaspersky Internet Security for Mac offers easy installation but a slow full system scan.

04 Apr 18

How to change or reset an Apple ID

How to change or reset an Apple ID

Want to change, reset or permanently delete an Apple ID? We show you how

Want to change, reset or permanently delete an Apple ID? We show you how

14 Mar 18

How to customise a Mac desktop

How to customise a Mac desktop

Take control of your Mac's look and feel with these tips to customise the macOS desktop, windows and interface

Take control of your Mac's look and feel with these tips to customise the macOS desktop, windows and interface

09 Mar 18

Total AV antivirus review

Total AV antivirus review

A well priced antivirus option with handy additional features but some flaws

A well priced antivirus option with handy additional features but some flaws

09 Mar 18

 
Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac review

Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac review

Bitdefender offers ransomware protection & fast scanning but didn't catch all our malware samples

Bitdefender offers ransomware protection & fast scanning but didn't catch all our malware samples

15 Feb 18

Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac review

Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac review

Trend Micro offers ransomware protection and a simple app, but inconsistent scan results

Trend Micro offers ransomware protection and a simple app, but inconsistent scan results

15 Feb 18

ESET Cyber Security review

ESET Cyber Security review

ESET's Cyber Security offers competent virus detection but confusing reporting

ESET's Cyber Security offers competent virus detection but confusing reporting

14 Feb 18

Antivirus Zap for Mac review

Antivirus Zap for Mac review

Antivirus Zap for Mac is a cheap option with a one-off payment but no always-on protection.

Antivirus Zap for Mac is a cheap option with a one-off payment but no always-on protection.

14 Feb 18

Avira Antivirus for Mac review

Avira Antivirus for Mac review

Avira Antivirus for Mac a clean and simple option for protecting your Mac

Avira Antivirus for Mac a clean and simple option for protecting your Mac

14 Feb 18

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

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