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How to clean install macOS

How to clean install macOS

Want to clean install macOS on your Mac? Here's how to download and install a fresh copy

Want to clean install macOS on your Mac? Here's how to download and install a fresh copy

30 May 17

How to uninstall Flash Player on your Mac or MacBook

How to uninstall Flash Player on your Mac or MacBook

Flash Player seems to be one of the most insecure and pointless pieces of software, so with yet another security vulnerability we ask if it might be better to remove it all together

Flash Player seems to be one of the most insecure and pointless pieces of software, so with yet another security vulnerability we ask if it might be better to remove it all together

30 May 17

How to learn Swift 3

How to learn Swift 3

Frustrated with learning Swift 3? Help is at hand with these handy resources.

Frustrated with learning Swift 3? Help is at hand with these handy resources.

26 May 17

How to transfer Gmail to iCloud

How to transfer Gmail to iCloud

Copy your Google emails to your iCloud Mail and direct Gmail to divert any future emails to your Apple email address

Copy your Google emails to your iCloud Mail and direct Gmail to divert any future emails to your Apple email address

23 May 17

How to set up email on a Mac, iPhone or iPad

How to set up email on a Mac, iPhone or iPad

Here's how to sync your emails with Apple's Mail app so that you can access them on your Mac, iPhone and iPad

Here's how to sync your emails with Apple's Mail app so that you can access them on your Mac, iPhone and iPad

23 May 17

How to use the Photos app on Mac

How to use the Photos app on Mac

Complete guide to setting up, using and mastering Photos for Mac, Apple's clever photo management app

Complete guide to setting up, using and mastering Photos for Mac, Apple's clever photo management app

19 May 17

 
How to defrag a Mac (and why you don't need to)

How to defrag a Mac (and why you don't need to)

Defragging a Mac isn't as necessary as everyone thinks. We show how to defrag a Mac, but explain why you probably don't need to

Defragging a Mac isn't as necessary as everyone thinks. We show how to defrag a Mac, but explain why you probably don't need to

18 May 17

How to use Apple Maps on a Mac

How to use Apple Maps on a Mac

Use Apple Maps on a Mac to send directions to an iPhone and view traffic jams

Use Apple Maps on a Mac to send directions to an iPhone and view traffic jams

17 May 17

How to use iCloud

How to use iCloud

What is iCloud, and what does it do? We explain how to set up and use Apple's iCloud services

What is iCloud, and what does it do? We explain how to set up and use Apple's iCloud services

16 May 17

How to open Apple Numbers files on a Windows PC

How to open Apple Numbers files on a Windows PC

Has someone sent you a .numbers file that you can't open in Excel on your Windows PC? Here's how to edit it using iCloud

Has someone sent you a .numbers file that you can't open in Excel on your Windows PC? Here's how to edit it using iCloud

09 May 17

 
How to get WhatsApp on Mac

How to get WhatsApp on Mac

It turns out there are a couple of ways to access your WhatsApp messages from your iPhone, on your Mac

It turns out there are a couple of ways to access your WhatsApp messages from your iPhone, on your Mac

24 Apr 17

How to restore Mac files from a Time Machine backup

How to restore Mac files from a Time Machine backup

Apple's Time Machine software makes it really easy to recover old versions of files, restore your Mac or set up a new Mac. Here's how

Apple's Time Machine software makes it really easy to recover old versions of files, restore your Mac or set up a new Mac. Here's how

24 Apr 17

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

21 Apr 17

How to install Windows on a Mac

How to install Windows on a Mac

Here's how to install Windows 10 on any Mac. We explain the two main methods, Boot Camp and virtualisation, and the pros and cons of each

Here's how to install Windows 10 on any Mac. We explain the two main methods, Boot Camp and virtualisation, and the pros and cons of each

21 Apr 17

 
How to move from PC to Mac

How to move from PC to Mac

Moving from a PC to a Mac? From drivers and antivirus options to gaming and movies, our migration guide has everything you need to know

Moving from a PC to a Mac? From drivers and antivirus options to gaming and movies, our migration guide has everything you need to know

19 Apr 17

How to transfer photos and video from iPhone to Mac

How to transfer photos and video from iPhone to Mac

Here's how to move photos and video from an iPhone to a Mac to back up, or edit, your precious memories

Here's how to move photos and video from an iPhone to a Mac to back up, or edit, your precious memories

19 Apr 17

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