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How to install apps on your Mac

We examine the different ways to install Mac apps from the Mac App Store or the internet, and what to do when apps won't install.

We examine the different ways to install Mac apps from the Mac App Store or the internet, and what to do when apps won't install.

25 Mar 21

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Where is the Command key?

The Command key (Apple key or Cmd key) gets a lot of use. Here's where it is on Mac & PC keyboards, and what you can do with it.

The Command key (Apple key or Cmd key) gets a lot of use. Here's where it is on Mac & PC keyboards, and what you can do with it.

17 Mar 21

 
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How to make an emergency call on iPhone or Apple Watch

It's easy to send an emergency SOS on the iPhone or Apple Watch. Here's what to press - and what to do if it accidentally triggers.

It's easy to send an emergency SOS on the iPhone or Apple Watch. Here's what to press - and what to do if it accidentally triggers.

12 Mar 21

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How to turn a Mac's screen off

Want to turn off the display but not the Mac while mirroring to a TV or monitor? Don't want your Mac to sleep? Here's what to do:

Want to turn off the display but not the Mac while mirroring to a TV or monitor? Don't want your Mac to sleep? Here's what to do:

11 Mar 21

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How to update AirPods

Keep your AirPods firmware up to date with these simple steps.

Keep your AirPods firmware up to date with these simple steps.

10 Mar 21

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How to check AirPods Max battery level

Quickly get a precise AirPods Max battery percentage with these simple tips.

Quickly get a precise AirPods Max battery percentage with these simple tips.

05 Mar 21

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Can M1 Macs run older versions of macOS?

Need to run Catalina, Mojave or an older version of macOS on an M1 Mac? Here's why you can't - and what your best option is

Need to run Catalina, Mojave or an older version of macOS on an M1 Mac? Here's why you can't - and what your best option is

02 Mar 21

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What is the Option key on a Mac?

You'll often see the Mac Option key referenced, but some keyboards don't have an Option key! Here's which key to use and what Option does

You'll often see the Mac Option key referenced, but some keyboards don't have an Option key! Here's which key to use and what Option does

25 Feb 21

 
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How to Force Quit on a Mac

If your Mac is frozen and you need to force quit apps here's the Mac shortcut you need (the equivalent of control-alt-delete)

If your Mac is frozen and you need to force quit apps here's the Mac shortcut you need (the equivalent of control-alt-delete)

25 Feb 21

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How to replace a lost AirPod

One of your AirPods gone missing? Here's how to replace it without buying a completely new set

One of your AirPods gone missing? Here's how to replace it without buying a completely new set

24 Feb 21

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How to start a Mac in Safe Mode

Here's how to start up a Mac (M1/Intel) in Safe Mode to fix issues and start up problems - plus how to tell if you're in Safe Mode

Here's how to start up a Mac (M1/Intel) in Safe Mode to fix issues and start up problems - plus how to tell if you're in Safe Mode

15 Feb 21

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How to fix the iPhone White Screen of Death

We show how to cure your iPhone's permanent, solid 'White Screen of Death' with hard resets, recovery and DFU modes

We show how to cure your iPhone's permanent, solid 'White Screen of Death' with hard resets, recovery and DFU modes

09 Feb 21

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How to stop Apple Music autoplaying extra songs

Sick of those 'similar' songs tacked on to the end of an album or playlist? Turn off Apple Music's autoplay feature

Sick of those 'similar' songs tacked on to the end of an album or playlist? Turn off Apple Music's autoplay feature

08 Feb 21

 
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How to reset NVRAM on an M1 or Intel Mac

Resetting NVRAM can help when something is messing with a Mac, but on Macs with M1 Chip the process is different

Resetting NVRAM can help when something is messing with a Mac, but on Macs with M1 Chip the process is different

04 Feb 21

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How to reset the SMC on an M1 or Intel Mac

Here's how to reset your Mac's SMC, which controls power and thermal management that could be causing performance problems

Here's how to reset your Mac's SMC, which controls power and thermal management that could be causing performance problems

04 Feb 21

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