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

Outlook for Mac 2016 preview

Outlook for Mac 2016 preview

We have some criticisms, but this is essentially a solid email app offering decent core features

We have some criticisms, but this is essentially a solid email app offering decent core features

25 May 15

PowerPoint for Mac 2016 preview

PowerPoint for Mac 2016 preview

PowerPoint is less clunky and in terms of usability it’s advanced significantly

PowerPoint is less clunky and in terms of usability it’s advanced significantly

25 May 15

10 of the best Yosemite Extensions, extend OS X with these useful widgets

10 top Yosemite extensions

Extensions can be used across OS X. Here are 10 of the best.

Extensions can be used across OS X. Here are 10 of the best.

06 May 15

Photos for Mac review

Photos for Mac review

Photos has finally arrived. Was it worth the wait?

Photos has finally arrived. Was it worth the wait?

20 Apr 15

 
Android Lollipop vs iOS 8

Android Lollipop vs iOS 8

The latest Android release can match iOS blow-for-blow but who’s better, and who’s best? We provide the answer

The latest Android release can match iOS blow-for-blow but who’s better, and who’s best? We provide the answer

01 Apr 15

Complete guide to Continuity features in Mac and iOS

Complete guide to Continuity features in Mac and iOS

Merge your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Mac into a harmonious whole with our guide to using Continuity on OS X and iOS

Merge your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Mac into a harmonious whole with our guide to using Continuity on OS X and iOS

30 Mar 15

10 top hacks for OS X: sneaky tricks you didn't know you can do in Mac OS X

10 tweaks for Mac OS X

Get a little bit more from OS X and smooth away some rough edges with 10 sneaky little tricks and tweaks

Get a little bit more from OS X and smooth away some rough edges with 10 sneaky little tricks and tweaks

11 Mar 15

 
Get Continuity on an unsupported Mac

Get Continuity on an unsupported Mac

Older Macs don't get access to the Continuity features in Mac OS X Yosemite - but it is possible to get Handoff, AirDrop and other features working with a little effort

Older Macs don't get access to the Continuity features in Mac OS X Yosemite - but it is possible to get Handoff, AirDrop and other features working with a little effort

16 Feb 15

Manage Macs on a Windows-based network

Manage Macs on a Windows-based network

Using a Mac at work amongst a hoard of unfriendly Windows PCs? Here’s how to make everything play nicely

Using a Mac at work amongst a hoard of unfriendly Windows PCs? Here’s how to make everything play nicely

19 Jan 15

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