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How to use iMovie on iPhone

How to use iMovie on iPhone

Put together your first movie quickly and easily with our beginner's guide to iMovie on your iPhone

Put together your first movie quickly and easily with our beginner's guide to iMovie on your iPhone

06 Jul 18

How to use Measure in iOS 12

How to use Measure in iOS 12

The new Measure app in iOS 12 lets you get instant dimensions of real-world objects using the magic of AR. Here's how it works

The new Measure app in iOS 12 lets you get instant dimensions of real-world objects using the magic of AR. Here's how it works

05 Jul 18

How to use Portrait Mode & Portrait Lighting on iPhone

How to use Portrait Mode & Portrait Lighting on iPhone

If you have an iPhone 7 Plus, 8 Plus or X you can take gorgeous photos of your friends and family with an arty blurred out background effect. Here's how to use Portrait Mode

If you have an iPhone 7 Plus, 8 Plus or X you can take gorgeous photos of your friends and family with an arty blurred out background effect. Here's how to use Portrait Mode

04 Jul 18

How to install old Mac OS X versions

How to install old Mac OS X versions

If you want to run an older version of Mac OS X it is possible, here's how:

If you want to run an older version of Mac OS X it is possible, here's how:

03 Jul 18

How to access the web on an Apple Watch

How to access the web on an Apple Watch

If you've installed watchOS 5 it's possible to browse the web on your Apple Watch - but you'll need to follow this simple trick

If you've installed watchOS 5 it's possible to browse the web on your Apple Watch - but you'll need to follow this simple trick

03 Jul 18

 
How to download old Mac OS X versions

How to download old Mac OS X versions

If, for whatever reason, you hate the most recent macOS release, there are ways of downloading and installing old versions of Mac OS X

If, for whatever reason, you hate the most recent macOS release, there are ways of downloading and installing old versions of Mac OS X

03 Jul 18

How to free space on a Mac

How to free space on a Mac

We outline simple ways to free up hard drive space on a Mac instead of buying an external hard drive

We outline simple ways to free up hard drive space on a Mac instead of buying an external hard drive

02 Jul 18

How to make a bootable macOS installer on an external drive

How to make a bootable macOS installer on an external drive

Use this guide to create a bootable install of MacOS on an external drive, to make installing macOS on multiple machines simple

Use this guide to create a bootable install of MacOS on an external drive, to make installing macOS on multiple machines simple

02 Jul 18

How to send and receive text messages on your Mac

How to send and receive text messages on your Mac

It's easy to send and receive text messages on your Mac - including texts from friends who don't have iPhones

It's easy to send and receive text messages on your Mac - including texts from friends who don't have iPhones

29 Jun 18

 
How to use a second screen with a Mac

How to use a second screen with a Mac

It's possible to connect a second (or third) display to your Mac, but finding the right adapter can be tricky. Here's our advice

It's possible to connect a second (or third) display to your Mac, but finding the right adapter can be tricky. Here's our advice

29 Jun 18

How to get WhatsApp on iPad

How to get WhatsApp on iPad

There's no official WhatsApp app available for the iPad, but there's a workaround. Here's how to install and use WhatsApp on an iPad

There's no official WhatsApp app available for the iPad, but there's a workaround. Here's how to install and use WhatsApp on an iPad

29 Jun 18

How to fix a frozen Mac

How to fix a frozen Mac

Macs are usually reliable, but occasionally something happens that causes your Mac to freeze. Here's how to unfreeze a frozen Mac

Macs are usually reliable, but occasionally something happens that causes your Mac to freeze. Here's how to unfreeze a frozen Mac

29 Jun 18

How to run macOS from an external drive

How to run macOS from an external drive

Worried about installing the latest version of macOS? Testing a beta version? Install it on an external drive instead

Worried about installing the latest version of macOS? Testing a beta version? Install it on an external drive instead

29 Jun 18

iPhone camera tips to take better photos

iPhone camera tips to take better photos

Find out how to take better iPhone photos, with our 49 brilliant camera tips

Find out how to take better iPhone photos, with our 49 brilliant camera tips

28 Jun 18

How to record your iPhone screen

How to record your iPhone screen

Recording a video of your iPhone's screen is easy - especially if you're running iOS 11 or later

Recording a video of your iPhone's screen is easy - especially if you're running iOS 11 or later

27 Jun 18

 
How to use Airdrop to copy files between iPhones and Macs

How to use Airdrop to copy files between iPhones and Macs

AirDrop is a simple way to share things between iPhones and Macs. Here's how to use it, and what to do when it won't work

AirDrop is a simple way to share things between iPhones and Macs. Here's how to use it, and what to do when it won't work

27 Jun 18

How to speed up a slow iPad

How to speed up a slow iPad

There are many tweaks you can perform to get the most speed out of your iPad. Check them out in our handy guide

There are many tweaks you can perform to get the most speed out of your iPad. Check them out in our handy guide

27 Jun 18

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