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How to show hidden files on a Mac

How to show hidden files on a Mac

Trying to locate the hidden files - and the mysterious Library folder - in order to troubleshoot a problem on your Mac? Here's how

Trying to locate the hidden files - and the mysterious Library folder - in order to troubleshoot a problem on your Mac? Here's how

13 Feb 18

How to remove Mac viruses for free

How to remove Mac viruses for free

Mac malware is rare, but it does exist. Here's how to remove Mac viruses, and how to avoid getting infected in the first place

Mac malware is rare, but it does exist. Here's how to remove Mac viruses, and how to avoid getting infected in the first place

13 Feb 18

How to use Safari on a Mac

How to use Safari on a Mac

We've packed this article full of tips for using Safari on the Mac, read on to learn how to use Safari like a pro

We've packed this article full of tips for using Safari on the Mac, read on to learn how to use Safari like a pro

01 Feb 18

How to use FaceTime on a Mac

How to use FaceTime on a Mac

Here's how to make a FaceTime video call for free on your Mac, and what to do when FaceTime isn't working

Here's how to make a FaceTime video call for free on your Mac, and what to do when FaceTime isn't working

30 Jan 18

How to format a drive on a Mac

How to format a drive on a Mac

Here's how to format a drive using a Mac - including how to format a drive for Windows and Mac

Here's how to format a drive using a Mac - including how to format a drive for Windows and Mac

26 Jan 18

How to send an iMessage to an Android user

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

25 Jan 18

 
How to create a website on a Mac

How to create a website on a Mac

Make your own website from your Mac. Here's how to design and build a website from scratch

Make your own website from your Mac. Here's how to design and build a website from scratch

25 Jan 18

How to use the Photos app for Mac

How to use the Photos app for 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

24 Jan 18

How to use GeForce Now on Mac

How to use GeForce Now on Mac

Hold on to your Magic Mouse, because high-end PC gaming is now a possibility on Mac

Hold on to your Magic Mouse, because high-end PC gaming is now a possibility on Mac

23 Jan 18

How to use System Preferences settings on a Mac

How to use System Preferences settings on a Mac

Learn how to control and adjust your Mac's settings in every version of macOS up to High Sierra, with our guide to System Preferences

Learn how to control and adjust your Mac's settings in every version of macOS up to High Sierra, with our guide to System Preferences

22 Jan 18

How to recover deleted files and photos on a Mac

How to recover deleted files and photos on a Mac

Clicked 'delete' and instantly regretted it? Don't worry. Our tutorial explains how to recover deleted files and photos on your Mac.

Clicked 'delete' and instantly regretted it? Don't worry. Our tutorial explains how to recover deleted files and photos on your Mac.

19 Jan 18

How to fix Wi-Fi not working problems on Mac

How to fix Wi-Fi not working problems 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

16 Jan 18

 
iTunes problems and fixes

iTunes problems and fixes

From time to time iTunes goes wrong - this is what to do to fix it

From time to time iTunes goes wrong - this is what to do to fix it

12 Jan 18

How to open any Mac app or folder with custom shortcuts

How to open any Mac app or folder with custom shortcuts

Get at your favourite apps, documents and folders without your fingers leaving the keyboard, with BetterTouchTool for the Mac

Get at your favourite apps, documents and folders without your fingers leaving the keyboard, with BetterTouchTool for the Mac

12 Jan 18

How to uninstall Flash on a Mac

How to uninstall Flash on a Mac

Here's how to remove the Flash Player from your Mac, should you be concerned about the security flaws associated with it...

Here's how to remove the Flash Player from your Mac, should you be concerned about the security flaws associated with it...

08 Jan 18

How to play MapleStory on Mac

How to play MapleStory on Mac

It might not offer native support, but there's a way to play MapleStory on your Mac - here's how.

It might not offer native support, but there's a way to play MapleStory on your Mac - here's how.

27 Dec 17

How to use GOG.com to play retro games on Mac

How to use GOG.com to play retro games on Mac

Whether you prefer 1980s retro gaming or the cutting edge, GOG.com is a must if you're a Mac gamer

Whether you prefer 1980s retro gaming or the cutting edge, GOG.com is a must if you're a Mac gamer

21 Dec 17

 
How to use Steam on Mac

How to use Steam on Mac

Struggling to find great games on the Mac App Store? Here's how to use the Steam games distribution platform on macOS

Struggling to find great games on the Mac App Store? Here's how to use the Steam games distribution platform on macOS

21 Dec 17

How to set up an out of office message in Mail on a Mac

How to set up an out of office message in Mail on a Mac

Going away for a few days? Let people know you when you'll be back by setting up an out of office reply in Mac Mail

Going away for a few days? Let people know you when you'll be back by setting up an out of office reply in Mac Mail

18 Dec 17

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