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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How to delete web browsing history on Mac

Safeguard your privacy with our guide to clearing your Mac's web browser history, covering Safari, Chrome, Firefox & Opera

Safeguard your privacy with our guide to clearing your Mac's web browser history, covering Safari, Chrome, Firefox & Opera

16 Apr 18

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 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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