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How to use a VPN on a Mac

Using a VPN is easy: no knowledge or skills are needed

Using a VPN is easy: no knowledge or skills are needed

23 Sep 20

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How to use Control Centre on the Mac

Here's what you can do with the Mac Control Centre in Big Sur: including turning on AirDrop, setting Do Not Disturb, and more

Here's what you can do with the Mac Control Centre in Big Sur: including turning on AirDrop, setting Do Not Disturb, and more

15 Sep 20

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

Want to run two operating systems on one Mac? Here's how to dual-boot macOS Catalina and Big Sur beta and try out the new software

Want to run two operating systems on one Mac? Here's how to dual-boot macOS Catalina and Big Sur beta and try out the new software

01 Sep 20

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How to install macOS Big Sur or Catalina on an older Mac or MacBook

Think your Mac or MacBook is too old to run the latest macOS? Think again! Here's how to install Catalina or Big Sur on older Macs

Think your Mac or MacBook is too old to run the latest macOS? Think again! Here's how to install Catalina or Big Sur on older Macs

27 Aug 20

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How to use widgets on the Mac

Everything you need to know about widgets on the Mac: where to find them, how to customise them, and the changes coming in Big Sur

Everything you need to know about widgets on the Mac: where to find them, how to customise them, and the changes coming in Big Sur

21 Aug 20

 
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How to get macOS 11 Big Sur beta

Here's how to download the developer & public betas for Big Sur and install the beta on your Mac (even if you aren't a developer)

Here's how to download the developer & public betas for Big Sur and install the beta on your Mac (even if you aren't a developer)

07 Aug 20

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How to use an iPhone as a Mac webcam

Don't like the quality of the webcam on your Mac? Use your iPhone's camera instead

Don't like the quality of the webcam on your Mac? Use your iPhone's camera instead

30 Jul 20

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How to remove macOS beta from a Mac

Installed macOS beta and wish you hadn't? Want to return to Catalina or stop getting beta updates? Here's how to remove macOS beta profile from Mac

Installed macOS beta and wish you hadn't? Want to return to Catalina or stop getting beta updates? Here's how to remove macOS beta profile from Mac

23 Jul 20

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How to create a bootable masOS installer on USB

Make a macOS installer with createinstallmedia and install macOS on multiple Macs, do a clean install, or access a faulty Mac

Make a macOS installer with createinstallmedia and install macOS on multiple Macs, do a clean install, or access a faulty Mac

15 Jul 20

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How to clean install macOS Catalina and older versions

Speed up your Mac and rid it of problems by reformatting it before doing a clean install of macOS Catalina or another version

Speed up your Mac and rid it of problems by reformatting it before doing a clean install of macOS Catalina or another version

15 Jul 20

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How to install macOS on an external drive

Worried about installing macOS Big Sur beta on your Mac? Don't want to run Catalina as your main system? Run it on an external drive

Worried about installing macOS Big Sur beta on your Mac? Don't want to run Catalina as your main system? Run it on an external drive

09 Jul 20

 
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What Mac do I have?

Here's how to tell what kind of Mac or MacBook you have, including how old it is and how to find your Mac's model number

Here's how to tell what kind of Mac or MacBook you have, including how old it is and how to find your Mac's model number

07 Jul 20

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Can Macs get ransomware and how to stop a ransomware attack

Worried about Ransomware? We run through examples of Mac Ransomware, what to do if you are affected, and how to protect your Mac

Worried about Ransomware? We run through examples of Mac Ransomware, what to do if you are affected, and how to protect your Mac

23 Jun 20

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How to get around Zoom's 40-minute time limit on Mac

Tired of being kicked out of free Zoom calls after 40 minutes? Here's how to get around that on your Mac

Tired of being kicked out of free Zoom calls after 40 minutes? Here's how to get around that on your Mac

18 Jun 20

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How to post to Instagram from a Mac

Discover how to upload photos and videos to Instagram via your Mac

Discover how to upload photos and videos to Instagram via your Mac

01 Jun 20

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How to set up & use Houseparty on Mac

Chat with friends online by using Houseparty on your Mac, with our quick-start guide

Chat with friends online by using Houseparty on your Mac, with our quick-start guide

05 May 20

 
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How to set up and use Zoom on Mac

Zoom is a great video-calling platform. Here's how to get to grip with the basics

Zoom is a great video-calling platform. Here's how to get to grip with the basics

05 May 20

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