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How to play Fortnite on Mac

Here's how to install Fortnite on your Mac, along with tips on how to get the best performance from your Mac.

Here's how to install Fortnite on your Mac, along with tips on how to get the best performance from your Mac.

13 Aug 18

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How to restart MacOS Finder

Here's what to do if you need to restart or force quit the Finder on your Mac

Here's what to do if you need to restart or force quit the Finder on your Mac

13 Aug 18

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How to recover deleted iPhone contacts

Accidentally deleted a contact from your iPhone? We show how to get it back

Accidentally deleted a contact from your iPhone? We show how to get it back

20 Jul 18

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How to use Time Machine to back up a Mac

Don't risk losing everything on your Mac! It's easy to back up using Apple's Time Machine. Here's how

Don't risk losing everything on your Mac! It's easy to back up using Apple's Time Machine. Here's how

17 Jul 18

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How to reset a Mac without the password

Get an old Mac up and running by performing a factory reset without the password

Get an old Mac up and running by performing a factory reset without the password

13 Jul 18

 
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How to Save As on Mac

We show how to get rid of the Duplicate mode on macOS apps and reinstate the Save As option

We show how to get rid of the Duplicate mode on macOS apps and reinstate the Save As option

13 Jul 18

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How to install old Mac OS X versions

If you want to run an older version of Mac OS X it is possible, here's how:

If you want to run an older version of Mac OS X it is possible, here's how:

03 Jul 18

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How to use private web browsing on Mac

Worried about your internet history being discovered? Keep your online affairs private with this guide to private browsing on Mac

Worried about your internet history being discovered? Keep your online affairs private with this guide to private browsing on Mac

19 Jun 18

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How to get an App Store refund

Sometimes iPhone & iPad apps don't work the way they should. Here's how to get a refund from the App Store

Sometimes iPhone & iPad apps don't work the way they should. Here's how to get a refund from the App Store

24 May 18

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What to do when Time Machine backup is full

This is what to do when it says there's not enough space for a Time Machine backup

This is what to do when it says there's not enough space for a Time Machine backup

07 May 18

 
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How to create a Mac recovery partition

It's easy to create a Mac recovery partition in every version of macOS, from Mavericks (and earlier) to High Sierra

It's easy to create a Mac recovery partition in every version of macOS, from Mavericks (and earlier) to High Sierra

30 Apr 18

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How to open a Mac app from an unidentified developer

Is your Mac stopping you from opening an app from an unidentified developer? Here's how to override macOS's security measures

Is your Mac stopping you from opening an app from an unidentified developer? Here's how to override macOS's security measures

27 Apr 18

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How to change default apps 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

26 Apr 18

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How to view all open apps on a Mac

Want to see all the applications you've currently got running on your Mac? You've come to the right place

Want to see all the applications you've currently got running on your Mac? You've come to the right place

25 Apr 18

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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

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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

 
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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

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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

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