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How to zip files on Mac

How to zip files on Mac

Save space on Mac by compressing pictures, videos and folders into smaller zip files, which you can also protect with a password

Save space on Mac by compressing pictures, videos and folders into smaller zip files, which you can also protect with a password

25 Apr 18

How to clear Safari's cache and cookies on Mac

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

17 Apr 18

How to delete web browsing history on Mac

How to delete web browsing history on Mac

Safeguard your privacy with our guide to clearing your Mac's web browser history, covering Safari, Chrome, Firefox & Opera

Safeguard your privacy with our guide to clearing your Mac's web browser history, covering Safari, Chrome, Firefox & Opera

16 Apr 18

How to change the admin password on a Mac

How to change the admin password on a Mac

Here's how to change the admin password on your Mac if you've forgotten it and can't make system changes

Here's how to change the admin password on your Mac if you've forgotten it and can't make system changes

16 Apr 18

How to improve WiFi signal

How to improve WiFi signal

Advice for improving your WiFi range and wireless internet speed

Advice for improving your WiFi range and wireless internet speed

13 Apr 18

How to open a .docx Word file on Mac, iPad or iPhone

How to open a .docx Word file on Mac, iPad or iPhone

Want to collaborate with PC-based colleagues? Here's how to open, edit, save and export .docx Word files on Mac, iPad or iPhone

Want to collaborate with PC-based colleagues? Here's how to open, edit, save and export .docx Word files on Mac, iPad or iPhone

11 Apr 18

 
How to learn Swift 4

How to learn Swift 4

Frustrated with learning Swift 4? Help is at hand with these handy resources.

Frustrated with learning Swift 4? Help is at hand with these handy resources.

10 Apr 18

How to block websites on a Mac

How to block websites on a Mac

Make sure the kids aren't looking at porn, and your employees aren't reading Facebook: block unwanted sites on a Mac

Make sure the kids aren't looking at porn, and your employees aren't reading Facebook: block unwanted sites on a Mac

27 Mar 18

How to share Mac internet connection

How to share Mac internet connection

Can't get your iPhone onto the Wi-Fi network? Unable to get all your devices onto a hotel Wi-Fi network? Share your connection to the web

Can't get your iPhone onto the Wi-Fi network? Unable to get all your devices onto a hotel Wi-Fi network? Share your connection to the web

27 Mar 18

How to clean a Mac

How to clean a Mac

Before you sell your Mac, or let someone else use it, here's what you should do if you don't want to share your germs

Before you sell your Mac, or let someone else use it, here's what you should do if you don't want to share your germs

27 Mar 18

How to speed up a slow Mac

How to speed up a slow Mac

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

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

22 Mar 18

 
How to test a Mac's speed & performance

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

21 Mar 18

How to use iMovie for Mac, tips and more

How to use iMovie for Mac, tips and more

Create fantastic home movies on your Mac with our guide to iMovie and our brilliant iMovie tips and tricks - here's how to edit video on iMovie for Mac

Create fantastic home movies on your Mac with our guide to iMovie and our brilliant iMovie tips and tricks - here's how to edit video on iMovie for Mac

20 Mar 18

How to delete your Facebook account

How to delete your Facebook account

Had enough of Facebook? This feature shows how to completely and quickly delete your entire Facebook account forever

Had enough of Facebook? This feature shows how to completely and quickly delete your entire Facebook account forever

20 Mar 18

 
How to change or reset an Apple ID

How to change or reset an Apple ID

Want to change, reset or permanently delete an Apple ID? We show you how

Want to change, reset or permanently delete an Apple ID? We show you how

14 Mar 18

How to stop Mac startup sounds

How to stop Mac startup sounds

Here's how to stop your Mac making a sound when you turn it on

Here's how to stop your Mac making a sound when you turn it on

13 Mar 18

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Best computer security tips

Artists have collaborated with Indonesian schoolchildren to create wonderful charity T-shirts

Artists have collaborated with Indonesian schoolchildren to create wonderful charity T-shirts

Best Mac monitors & displays 2018

Best Mac monitors & displays 2018

Sécurité : comment protéger votre iPhone contre les pirates informatiques ?

Sécurité : comment protéger votre iPhone contre les pirates informatiques ?