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How to change default programs on Mac

How to change default programs on Mac

Don't want web links to open in Safari? We'll show you how change the apps your Mac automatically uses to open files and links

Don't want web links to open in Safari? We'll show you how change the apps your Mac automatically uses to open files and links

27 Mar 17

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

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

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

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

17 Mar 17

How to transfer photos from a Mac to an Android tablet: A guide to moving photos to your tablet from a Mac or MacBook

Move photos from a Mac to an Android or Windows tablet

Here's how to make the Mac play nicely with rival products: transfer photos from Mac to Android & Windows tablets

Here's how to make the Mac play nicely with rival products: transfer photos from Mac to Android & Windows tablets

16 Mar 17

How to edit .xlsx files on Mac, iPad or iPhone

How to edit .xlsx files on Mac, iPad or iPhone

You can edit Excel's .xlsx files using a range of paid and free apps available for macOS and iOS

You can edit Excel's .xlsx files using a range of paid and free apps available for macOS and iOS

15 Mar 17

How to edit .pages files on Windows

How to edit .pages files on Windows

It's actually easier than you might think to open .pages files on a PC

It's actually easier than you might think to open .pages files on a PC

14 Mar 17

 
How to set up Hotmail in Mac Mail, read and send Hotmail from Mail on a Mac

How to set up Hotmail on a Mac

Hotmail was discontinued by Microsoft – but you can still use your old Hotmail account on your Mac, here's how...

Hotmail was discontinued by Microsoft – but you can still use your old Hotmail account on your Mac, here's how...

07 Mar 17

 
How to install Kodi v17 Krypton on a Mac

How to install Kodi v17 Krypton on a Mac

Here's how you can use Kodi to stream your favourite media, from TV shows to movies

Here's how you can use Kodi to stream your favourite media, from TV shows to movies

20 Feb 17

How to recover lost TextEdit files & documents on Mac

How to recover lost TextEdit files & documents on Mac

If you've accidentally misplaced a TextEdit document there's still hope you can get it back. Here's how to recover lost TextEdit documents on Mac

If you've accidentally misplaced a TextEdit document there's still hope you can get it back. Here's how to recover lost TextEdit documents on Mac

17 Feb 17

Best Mac emulators | How to play old games & run classic software on macOS

Best Mac emulators | How to play old games & run classic software on macOS

Get old computers and consoles running on your Mac, from the Apple II and ZX Spectrum to the Atari 2600 and Sega Mega Drive, with our Mac emulation megaguide

Get old computers and consoles running on your Mac, from the Apple II and ZX Spectrum to the Atari 2600 and Sega Mega Drive, with our Mac emulation megaguide

15 Feb 17

How to keep browsing history secret on Mac and iOS

How to keep browsing history secret on Mac and iOS

Keep your online affairs private with this guide to private browsing on iOS and Mac OS X devices

Keep your online affairs private with this guide to private browsing on iOS and Mac OS X devices

14 Feb 17

 
How to sync iMessage conversations on iPhone, iPad and Mac

How to sync iMessage conversations on iPhone, iPad and Mac

iMessages sent from iPhone not appearing on Mac? Here's how to sync iMessage conversations between iPhone, iPad and Mac

iMessages sent from iPhone not appearing on Mac? Here's how to sync iMessage conversations between iPhone, iPad and Mac

09 Feb 17

How to use FaceTime on iPad, iPhone & Mac: Make video calls for free

How to use FaceTime on iPad, iPhone & Mac: Make video calls for free

You might not be able to be with your family and friends, but you can see them. Here's how to make a FaceTime video call for free on iPad, iPhone & Mac

You might not be able to be with your family and friends, but you can see them. Here's how to make a FaceTime video call for free on iPad, iPhone & Mac

08 Feb 17

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