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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 clear Safari's cache and cookies on Mac

For peace of mind and a better Mac browsing experience you can clear your Safari cookies and cache. Here's how:

For peace of mind and a better Mac browsing experience you can clear your Safari cookies and cache. Here's how:

02 Jul 19

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What Mac do I have?

Here's how to tell how old a Mac is, its model number and what type of MacBook or Mac you have

Here's how to tell how old a Mac is, its model number and what type of MacBook or Mac you have

18 Jun 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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How to fix Wi-Fi on Mac

Can't get online because your Mac won't connect to Wi-Fi? Here's how to fix networking issues on your Mac when Wi-Fi isn't working

Can't get online because your Mac won't connect to Wi-Fi? Here's how to fix networking issues on your Mac when Wi-Fi isn't working

12 Jun 19

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What to do if your Mac won't shut down

Need to turn off your Mac but it’s not responding? Find out what to do here...

Need to turn off your Mac but it’s not responding? Find out what to do here...

12 Jun 19

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How to clean a Mac

Avoid germs and keyboard-killing blockages with these tips on thoroughly and safely cleaning your Mac

Avoid germs and keyboard-killing blockages with these tips on thoroughly and safely cleaning your Mac

31 May 19

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How to learn Swift 5

Frustrated with learning Swift 5? Help is at hand with these handy resources.

Frustrated with learning Swift 5? Help is at hand with these handy resources.

22 May 19

 
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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

21 May 19

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How to make apps with Swift 5 on Mac

All you need to know about writing apps for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac with Apple's Swift 5 developer language

All you need to know about writing apps for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac with Apple's Swift 5 developer language

21 May 19

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How to play a DVD on Mac

Think your Mac can't play DVD movies? Think again. We explain how to connect an external drive, or access a DVD using Remote Disc

Think your Mac can't play DVD movies? Think again. We explain how to connect an external drive, or access a DVD using Remote Disc

20 May 19

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How to remove duplicate songs in iTunes

Discover how to remove duplicated iTunes music and ensure that extra copies of songs and albums don't appear again

Discover how to remove duplicated iTunes music and ensure that extra copies of songs and albums don't appear again

17 May 19

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How to install Windows on Mac

We demonstrate four simple methods to install Windows on a Mac, using Boot Camp, VMware, Parallels and VirtualBox

We demonstrate four simple methods to install Windows on a Mac, using Boot Camp, VMware, Parallels and VirtualBox

17 May 19

 
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How to download YouTube on a Mac

Want to watch YouTube offline? We look at the best way to record or download YouTube

Want to watch YouTube offline? We look at the best way to record or download YouTube

08 May 19

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