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

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

 
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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

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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

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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

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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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How to move from PC to Mac

Moving from a PC to a Mac? From drivers and antivirus options to gaming and movies, our migration guide has everything you need to know

Moving from a PC to a Mac? From drivers and antivirus options to gaming and movies, our migration guide has everything you need to know

19 Apr 17

 
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9 best alternatives to Apple's stock iPhone apps | Replace default iOS 10 apps

The iPhone and iPad come with some great preinstalled apps, but there are better replacements out there. We round up the best alternatives to the stock apps in iOS 10

The iPhone and iPad come with some great preinstalled apps, but there are better replacements out there. We round up the best alternatives to the stock apps in iOS 10

07 Nov 16

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5 best NAS drives for Mac

It's easy to expand the storage capability of your Mac by adding a NAS drive. Here we look at five of the best NAS drives for Mac users

It's easy to expand the storage capability of your Mac by adding a NAS drive. Here we look at five of the best NAS drives for Mac users

26 Oct 16

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