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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

How to customise a Mac desktop

How to customise a Mac desktop

Take control of your Mac's look and feel with these tips to customise the macOS desktop, windows and interface

Take control of your Mac's look and feel with these tips to customise the macOS desktop, windows and interface

09 Mar 18

How to play Xbox One games on Mac

How to play Xbox One games on Mac

Here's how you can stream the latest Xbox One games to your Mac, completely cable-free.

Here's how you can stream the latest Xbox One games to your Mac, completely cable-free.

08 Mar 18

 
What is a good password?

What is a good password?

Learn how to choose a strong, secure password, and manage passwords on your Mac more effectively

Learn how to choose a strong, secure password, and manage passwords on your Mac more effectively

04 Mar 18

How to use a VPN on a Mac

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

04 Mar 18

How to make apps with Swift 4

How to make apps with Swift 4

All you need to know about writing apps for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac with Apple's Swift 4 developer language

All you need to know about writing apps for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac with Apple's Swift 4 developer language

01 Mar 18

How to write apps with Swift 3

How to write apps with Swift 3

All you need to know about writing apps with Apple's Swift 3 developer language, and why you should you learn to program in Swift

All you need to know about writing apps with Apple's Swift 3 developer language, and why you should you learn to program in Swift

01 Mar 18

How to set up 2FA (two-factor authentication) on iPhone, iPad, Mac

How to set up 2FA (two-factor authentication) on iPhone, iPad, Mac

Two-factor authentication adds another security layer that your Apple ID and password alone can't match. Here's how to set up 2FA

Two-factor authentication adds another security layer that your Apple ID and password alone can't match. Here's how to set up 2FA

23 Feb 18

 
How to do a word count in TextEdit on Mac

How to do a word count in TextEdit on Mac

We show how to add a word-count function to TextEdit, Apple's simple text editor program for the Mac

We show how to add a word-count function to TextEdit, Apple's simple text editor program for the Mac

23 Feb 18

How to uninstall software apps on Mac

How to uninstall software apps on Mac

Struggling to get rid of unwanted Mac software? Here's how to remove, delete or uninstall Mac apps and programs

Struggling to get rid of unwanted Mac software? Here's how to remove, delete or uninstall Mac apps and programs

20 Feb 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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