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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Best Apple TV tips & tricks for UK users

Great UK Apple TV tips. Most coverage of the Apple TV has an American bias: here we offer tricks and tips for UK owners of new (4th-gen) and old (3rd-gen) Apple TV models

Great UK Apple TV tips. Most coverage of the Apple TV has an American bias: here we offer tricks and tips for UK owners of new (4th-gen) and old (3rd-gen) Apple TV models

09 Aug 16

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Mac OS X El Capitan vs Windows 10 comparison

Windows 10 is the best Windows yet, but Apple has nothing to worry about. Here's our comparison of Windows 10 and Mac OS X El Capitan

Windows 10 is the best Windows yet, but Apple has nothing to worry about. Here's our comparison of Windows 10 and Mac OS X El Capitan

27 Jul 16

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27 secret features in Mac OS X El Capitan

Inside Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan are some amazing features. Here are 27 of the best new features found in El Capitan

Inside Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan are some amazing features. Here are 27 of the best new features found in El Capitan

14 Apr 16

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12 super-advanced tips for Mac OS X El Capitan

Get the most from Apple’s state of the art operating system with our look at 12 lesser-known features

Get the most from Apple’s state of the art operating system with our look at 12 lesser-known features

25 Mar 16

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Excel for Mac 2016 review

Although boosted by a new look and invaluable features, Excel for Mac 2016 is the poorest performer in an otherwise solid Office 2016 offering

Although boosted by a new look and invaluable features, Excel for Mac 2016 is the poorest performer in an otherwise solid Office 2016 offering

29 Feb 16

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Word for Mac 2016 review

Word for Mac 2016 is simultaneously a subtle yet massive leap forward in usability and features. We recommend it highly

Word for Mac 2016 is simultaneously a subtle yet massive leap forward in usability and features. We recommend it highly

29 Feb 16

 
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15 apps you should install on your Mac

Here are some suggestions of apps that will refresh your Mac and save you time and effort.

Here are some suggestions of apps that will refresh your Mac and save you time and effort.

16 Oct 15

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10 really useful built-in Mac apps

OS X has a number of gems that are hidden, but are there for a good reason.

OS X has a number of gems that are hidden, but are there for a good reason.

08 Oct 15

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How to use Notes on a Mac

Notes isn't only on the iPhone and iPad, you can also use it on the Mac, and there is an update in OS X El Capitan

Notes isn't only on the iPhone and iPad, you can also use it on the Mac, and there is an update in OS X El Capitan

27 Sep 15

SPOTLIGHT Apple

Spotlight tips for OS X El Capitan & Yosemite

Your Mac’s search tool is unparalleled in power and ease-of-use, as we explore with 10 top tips to squeeze the most from it

Your Mac’s search tool is unparalleled in power and ease-of-use, as we explore with 10 top tips to squeeze the most from it

11 Sep 15

 
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Must watch movies about Apple and Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs the movie star - the best movie portrayals of Apple and Steve Jobs so far

Steve Jobs the movie star - the best movie portrayals of Apple and Steve Jobs so far

25 Aug 15

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