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How to sign a PDF or document on Mac

How to sign a PDF or document on Mac

It's quick and easy to create a digital signature on your Mac and then add it to PDFs, images and documents with one click

It's quick and easy to create a digital signature on your Mac and then add it to PDFs, images and documents with one click

17 Jul 18

How to use Time Machine to back up a Mac

How to use Time Machine to back up a Mac

Don't risk losing everything on your Mac! It's easy to back up using Apple's Time Machine. Here's how

Don't risk losing everything on your Mac! It's easy to back up using Apple's Time Machine. Here's how

17 Jul 18

How to reset a Mac without the password

How to reset a Mac without the password

Get an old Mac up and running by performing a factory reset without the password

Get an old Mac up and running by performing a factory reset without the password

13 Jul 18

How to Save As on Mac

How to Save As on Mac

We show how to get rid of the Duplicate mode on macOS apps and reinstate the Save As option

We show how to get rid of the Duplicate mode on macOS apps and reinstate the Save As option

13 Jul 18

How to install old Mac OS X versions

How to install old Mac OS X versions

If you want to run an older version of Mac OS X it is possible, here's how:

If you want to run an older version of Mac OS X it is possible, here's how:

03 Jul 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

03 Jul 18

How to free space on a Mac

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

02 Jul 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

02 Jul 18

How to send and receive text messages on your Mac

How to send and receive 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

29 Jun 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

29 Jun 18

 
How to fix a Mac that won't finish a macOS update

How to fix a Mac that won't finish a macOS update

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

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

26 Jun 18

How to transfer photos & video from iPhone to Mac

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

26 Jun 18

How to use Instagram on a Mac

How to use Instagram on 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

26 Jun 18

How to reset a Mac to factory settings

How to reset a Mac to factory settings

Discover how to wipe all your information and data and return a Mac to factory settings - essential before selling an old machine

Discover how to wipe all your information and data and return a Mac to factory settings - essential before selling an old machine

25 Jun 18

How to find and delete duplicate files on Mac

How to find and delete duplicate files on Mac

Declutter your hard drive by removing duplicate photos, documents, music and other files

Declutter your hard drive by removing duplicate photos, documents, music and other files

23 Jun 18

How to use private web browsing on Mac

How to use private web browsing on Mac

Worried about your internet history being discovered? Keep your online affairs private with this guide to private browsing on Mac

Worried about your internet history being discovered? Keep your online affairs private with this guide to private browsing on Mac

19 Jun 18

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

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

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

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

19 Jun 18

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iPhone XS vs iPhone X: What is the difference?

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Keynote Apple : les iPhone XR, XS, XS Max et l'Apple Watch Series 4

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