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How to back up a Mac

How to back up a Mac

You know you should back up your Mac! Here are the five best data backup methods

You know you should back up your Mac! Here are the five best data backup methods

23 Oct 18

How to dual-boot Mac: run two versions of macOS on a Mac

How to dual-boot Mac: run two versions of macOS on a Mac

Want to run two versions of macOS on your Mac? Here's how to dual-boot Mojave and something older, or safely try out a new beta

Want to run two versions of macOS on your Mac? Here's how to dual-boot Mojave and something older, or safely try out a new beta

17 Oct 18

How to recover unsaved or lost Word documents Mac

How to recover unsaved or lost Word documents Mac

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

10 Oct 18

How to clean install macOS

How to clean install macOS

Want to clean install macOS on your Mac? Here's how to download and install a fresh copy

Want to clean install macOS on your Mac? Here's how to download and install a fresh copy

05 Oct 18

 
How to record the screen on your Mac

How to record the screen on your Mac

It's easy to record what is happening on the screen of your Mac, here's how

It's easy to record what is happening on the screen of your Mac, here's how

02 Oct 18

How to downgrade from MacOS beta

How to downgrade from MacOS beta

Now that Mojave is out perhaps you want to stop getting the beta version updates and just run the latest full version on your Mac.. Here's what to do

Now that Mojave is out perhaps you want to stop getting the beta version updates and just run the latest full version on your Mac.. Here's what to do

02 Oct 18

How to change where Mac screenshots are saved

How to change where Mac screenshots are saved

We explain where your Mac screenshots are stored, and how to get macOS to save them to a different location such as the pasteboard

We explain where your Mac screenshots are stored, and how to get macOS to save them to a different location such as the pasteboard

02 Oct 18

How To Fix A Mac Stuck Installing A macOS Update

How To Fix A Mac Stuck Installing A macOS Update

Mac got stuck in the middle of a macOS update? Do you keep Here's what to do if you have installation problems while updating your Mac

Mac got stuck in the middle of a macOS update? Do you keep Here's what to do if you have installation problems while updating your Mac

01 Oct 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

01 Oct 18

 
How to rip iTunes to MP3

How to rip iTunes to MP3

Need to create MP3 versions of the tracks in your digital music library? Here's how to rip iTunes to MP3

Need to create MP3 versions of the tracks in your digital music library? Here's how to rip iTunes to MP3

01 Oct 18

How to screenshot on a Mac

How to screenshot on a Mac

Want to take a screenshot on your Mac? Here's how to capture an image of whatever's on your Mac screen, how to print screen on a Mac, plus how to edit screenshots in Mojave

Want to take a screenshot on your Mac? Here's how to capture an image of whatever's on your Mac screen, how to print screen on a Mac, plus how to edit screenshots in Mojave

28 Sep 18

How to update Mac software to macOS Mojave

How to update Mac software to macOS Mojave

Complete guide to updating the operating system software on a Mac, including what you need to do to prepare your Mac and how to install macOS Mojave

Complete guide to updating the operating system software on a Mac, including what you need to do to prepare your Mac and how to install macOS Mojave

24 Sep 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

24 Sep 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

24 Sep 18

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