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How to screenshot on a Mac

We explain how to capture your Mac's screen and edit the resulting screenshot

We explain how to capture your Mac's screen and edit the resulting screenshot

04 Oct 19

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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

03 Oct 19

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How to speed up a slow Mac

Mac running too slow? Here are some performance tips to make your Mac run faster

Mac running too slow? Here are some performance tips to make your Mac run faster

03 Oct 19

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How to use a VPN on a Mac

Discover how to protect your privacy by installing and setting up a VPN on your Mac

Discover how to protect your privacy by installing and setting up a VPN on your Mac

09 Aug 19

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How to test a Mac's speed & performance

Benchmarking the performance of your Mac's CPU, GPU and hard drive is easier than you might think. Here's how to speed-test a Mac

Benchmarking the performance of your Mac's CPU, GPU and hard drive is easier than you might think. Here's how to speed-test a Mac

07 Aug 19

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How to make a GIF on Mac

Learn how to make animated GIFs from Live Photos or video clips on your Mac

Learn how to make animated GIFs from Live Photos or video clips on your Mac

07 Aug 19

 
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How to rip a DVD or Blu-ray Disc to Mac

Here's how to rip films and TV shows on DVD or Blu-ray Disc on to your Mac

Here's how to rip films and TV shows on DVD or Blu-ray Disc on to your Mac

01 Aug 19

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How to screen record on a 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

31 Jul 19

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How to use iMovie for Mac, tips and more

Create fantastic home movies on your Mac with our guide to iMovie and our brilliant tips and tricks

Create fantastic home movies on your Mac with our guide to iMovie and our brilliant tips and tricks

30 Jul 19

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How to share Wi-Fi from Mac

You can turn your Mac into a Wi-Fi Hotspot and share your internet connection with your iPhone or iPad

You can turn your Mac into a Wi-Fi Hotspot and share your internet connection with your iPhone or iPad

19 Jul 19

 
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How to get macOS Catalina beta

How to try out the next version of macOS - Catalina - before the general public

How to try out the next version of macOS - Catalina - before the general public

17 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 Reset Apple ID

All Apple products demand an Apple ID, but that doesn't mean you're stuck with the same one for life

All Apple products demand an Apple ID, but that doesn't mean you're stuck with the same one for life

15 Jul 19

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How to transfer photos & video from iPhone to Mac

We explain 6 simple methods for moving photos and video from an iPhone to a Mac to back up, or edit, your precious memories

We explain 6 simple methods for moving photos and video from an iPhone to a Mac to back up, or edit, your precious memories

09 Jul 19

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How to get 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

04 Jul 19

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How to send an iMessage to an Android user

We show how to break out of the walled garden and send an iMessage to an Android-using friend or relative

We show how to break out of the walled garden and send an iMessage to an Android-using friend or relative

18 Jun 19

 
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How to use Snapchat on Mac

While Snapchat doesn't provide a macOS app to view snaps, there's still a way to use Snapchat on your Mac

While Snapchat doesn't provide a macOS app to view snaps, there's still a way to use Snapchat on your Mac

17 Jun 19

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What to do if Safari keeps crashing

How to fix Safari crashes on Mac and iOS, find out what's causing Safari to close

How to fix Safari crashes on Mac and iOS, find out what's causing Safari to close

12 Jun 19

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