Lucy Hattersley

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Lucy is a former Editor of Macworld and an Apple specialist, publishing books on everything from the Mac operating system to the iPad and iPhone.

Articles by Lucy Hattersley

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How to turn off Rootless (SIP, or System Integrity Protection) in OS X

System Integrity Protection (rootless) is a Mac security feature that stops you changing root-level files, and it can stop some programs working. Here's how to disable it

System Integrity Protection (rootless) is a Mac security feature that stops you changing root-level files, and it can stop some programs working. Here's how to disable it

22 Jun 16

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Complete guide to Swift 3.0 and its new features

Apple has announced Swift 3.0. Here's everything you need to know about the Swift 3 app coding language and its new features

Apple has announced Swift 3.0. Here's everything you need to know about the Swift 3 app coding language and its new features

21 Jun 16

How to convert DVDs to iPad

How to import a DVD to play on iPad

Import your old DVD collection to play on iPad and rip DVDs to your iTunes.

Import your old DVD collection to play on iPad and rip DVDs to your iTunes.

13 Jun 16

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How to close, maximise and minimise apps and windows on Mac

Take control of your Mac's windows with our guide to close, maximise and minimising windows in OS X. Plus close apps on iPad.

Take control of your Mac's windows with our guide to close, maximise and minimising windows in OS X. Plus close apps on iPad.

09 Jun 16

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Why has Apple Music deleted all my files?

What to do if you have Apple Music, and it's deleted some of your files? Let's see how to recover your original iTunes Music

What to do if you have Apple Music, and it's deleted some of your files? Let's see how to recover your original iTunes Music

07 Jun 16

 
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How to learn JavaScript coding on a Mac

Discover how to use the JavaScript scripting language on your Apple Mac, with our simple tutorials and recommended online courses

Discover how to use the JavaScript scripting language on your Apple Mac, with our simple tutorials and recommended online courses

03 Jun 16

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How to set up and learn SQL on Mac

The SQL programming language is the backbone of most apps, businesses, and websites. Here's how to get started coding with SQL on the Mac

The SQL programming language is the backbone of most apps, businesses, and websites. Here's how to get started coding with SQL on the Mac

03 Jun 16

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Learn to code using the C programming language on your Mac

Mastering the C programming language is a great skill, and Mac OS X makes it easy to learn. Here's how to get started

Mastering the C programming language is a great skill, and Mac OS X makes it easy to learn. Here's how to get started

26 May 16

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How to use Touch ID finger scanning

The best way to set up Touch ID on an iPhone to get accurate finger scanning instead of having to enter passwords.

The best way to set up Touch ID on an iPhone to get accurate finger scanning instead of having to enter passwords.

20 May 16

 
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How to learn HTML, CSS and web design on your Mac

Learning how to build a website is a vital skill in the modern age, and it's easy to learn HTML and CSS in Mac OS X. Here's how

Learning how to build a website is a vital skill in the modern age, and it's easy to learn HTML and CSS in Mac OS X. Here's how

02 May 16

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The 11 worst Apple products of all time

From inexplicable mice to melting Macs, here are the worst Apple product failures of all time

From inexplicable mice to melting Macs, here are the worst Apple product failures of all time

28 Apr 16

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OS X vs Ubuntu Linux 16.04 Xenial Xerus

What's the difference between Mac OS X and Linux? And how does the latest version of Ubuntu 16.04 compare to El Capitan?

What's the difference between Mac OS X and Linux? And how does the latest version of Ubuntu 16.04 compare to El Capitan?

20 Apr 16

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