Martyn Casserly

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Martyn is a freelance writer, musician, blogger and podcaster.

When not chasing his children around the house pretending to be a dragon, he can be found in the various coffee shops of London 'writing' his novel.

Articles by Martyn Casserly

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How to restore an iPhone or iPad from an iCloud or iTunes backup

Restoring an iPhone or iPad from an iCloud or iTunes backup is a great way of moving to a new device or recovering from a problem

Restoring an iPhone or iPad from an iCloud or iTunes backup is a great way of moving to a new device or recovering from a problem

18 Jul 19

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How to recover unsaved or deleted Word documents

Lost a Word doc on your Mac? Here are a few steps to try if disaster strikes and your precious Word document disappears

Lost a Word doc on your Mac? Here are a few steps to try if disaster strikes and your precious Word document disappears

16 Jul 19

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How to set any song as a custom iPhone ringtone

It's easy to turn any song or music track in iTunes into a custom ringtone, then save it on your iPhone. Here's how

It's easy to turn any song or music track in iTunes into a custom ringtone, then save it on your iPhone. Here's how

16 Jul 19

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How to Force Quit, or Control Alt Delete on a Mac

Here's how to close programs that are frozen on your Mac using the macOS equivalent of Ctrl-Alt-Delete

Here's how to close programs that are frozen on your Mac using the macOS equivalent of Ctrl-Alt-Delete

16 Jul 19

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How to download apps over 200MB on iPhone & iPad

Keep getting error messages on iPhone or iPad when you try to download large apps over cellular data? Here's the solution

Keep getting error messages on iPhone or iPad when you try to download large apps over cellular data? Here's the solution

08 Jul 19

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Best free GarageBand for Mac plugins

Add exciting new sounds to your macOS GarageBand compositions with these free plug-ins

Add exciting new sounds to your macOS GarageBand compositions with these free plug-ins

28 Jun 19

 
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How to delete music from an iPhone

We show how to free up space on your iPhone by deleting unwanted albums from your music library, directly or via iTunes

We show how to free up space on your iPhone by deleting unwanted albums from your music library, directly or via iTunes

28 Jun 19

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What is HEIC?

Is the JPEG due to be retired? Apple thinks so, as iOS makes the move towards the HEIC format

Is the JPEG due to be retired? Apple thinks so, as iOS makes the move towards the HEIC format

25 Jun 19

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How to add iPhone Live Photos to Instagram

Instagram now allows you to post Live Photos from your iPhone, complete with animation, and here's where we show you how to do it

Instagram now allows you to post Live Photos from your iPhone, complete with animation, and here's where we show you how to do it

14 Jun 19

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How to block ads on iPhone & iPad

iOS makes it easy to block adverts in Safari. We show how iPhone ad blocking works - and why you might like to think twice

iOS makes it easy to block adverts in Safari. We show how iPhone ad blocking works - and why you might like to think twice

14 Jun 19

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Best podcast apps for iPhone & iPad

We round up the best podcast management apps for iPhone and iPad, covering both free and paid-for options

We round up the best podcast management apps for iPhone and iPad, covering both free and paid-for options

14 Jun 19

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How to back up an iPhone or iPad

Here's how to back up your iPhone or iPad so you won't lose photos, messages or any other vital data

Here's how to back up your iPhone or iPad so you won't lose photos, messages or any other vital data

11 Jun 19

 
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How to lock a Mac

Stop people prying into your data when you leave your Mac unattended. We show you the fastest ways to lock its screen

Stop people prying into your data when you leave your Mac unattended. We show you the fastest ways to lock its screen

07 Jun 19

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Best Mac music production software

Looking for the best Mac music software? We compare the best alternatives to Apple's free music-making app GarageBand

Looking for the best Mac music software? We compare the best alternatives to Apple's free music-making app GarageBand

06 Jun 19

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Is the App Store down?

Having trouble downloading apps or connecting to the App Store? Here's how to check if there's a problem with the site

Having trouble downloading apps or connecting to the App Store? Here's how to check if there's a problem with the site

04 Jun 19

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