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How to use hidden paint app on Mac | Paint on Mac tips

How to use hidden paint app on Mac | Paint on Mac tips

Looking for an equivalent of Microsoft Paint on Mac? Here's how to use Preview for Mac's hidden paint app to sign, annotate images

Looking for an equivalent of Microsoft Paint on Mac? Here's how to use Preview for Mac's hidden paint app to sign, annotate images

30 Jan 17

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: new features in Swift 3, 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: new features in Swift 3, and why you should you learn to program in Swift

26 Jan 17

How to get paid-for Mac apps for free

How to get paid-for Mac apps for free

The cost of Mac software and applications soon adds up, but there are ways to get paid apps for free. In this article we show how

The cost of Mac software and applications soon adds up, but there are ways to get paid apps for free. In this article we show how

26 Jan 17

20 Pages for Mac tips | How to use Pages for Mac: Become an Apple iWork wiz with our ultimate guide to Pages for Mac

20 Pages for Mac tips | How to use Pages for Mac

Looking to get more out of Pages? We offer 20 brilliant Pages for Mac tips to turn you into an iWork wiz

Looking to get more out of Pages? We offer 20 brilliant Pages for Mac tips to turn you into an iWork wiz

20 Jan 17

 
How to disable a MacBook webcam

How to disable a MacBook webcam

Protect yourself from digital peeping Toms by securing your Mac's webcam and microphone

Protect yourself from digital peeping Toms by securing your Mac's webcam and microphone

05 Jan 17

How to set up and manage user accounts on a Mac

How to set up and manage user accounts on a Mac

Share your Mac with other people? You should consider setting up user accounts. Here's how

Share your Mac with other people? You should consider setting up user accounts. Here's how

13 Dec 16

 
MacX DVD Ripper Pro: The best DVD ripper for Mac OS

MacX DVD Ripper Pro: The best DVD ripper for Mac OS

Rip DVD to Mac, Mobile or Hard Drive in MP4 with MacX DVD Ripper Pro. Protect your DVDs from scratches, backup & rip Hollywood DVD movies to watch on iPhone iPad & HD TVs.

Rip DVD to Mac, Mobile or Hard Drive in MP4 with MacX DVD Ripper Pro. Protect your DVDs from scratches, backup & rip Hollywood DVD movies to watch on iPhone iPad & HD TVs.

12 Dec 16

How to set up Parental Controls on Mac | Child safety tips for macOS Sierra

How to set up Parental Controls on Mac | Child safety tips for macOS Sierra

Parental Controls can help you keep an eye on your child's computer activity. Here's how to make a Mac child-friendly and protect your kids online

Parental Controls can help you keep an eye on your child's computer activity. Here's how to make a Mac child-friendly and protect your kids online

08 Dec 16

How to stop junk mail and spam in Mac Mail

How to stop junk mail and spam in Mac Mail

Keep your inbox clear of unwanted clutter by using Mail’s built-in junk mail filters.

Keep your inbox clear of unwanted clutter by using Mail’s built-in junk mail filters.

01 Dec 16

How to get MacBook Pro Touch Bar on any iMac or MacBook

How to get MacBook Pro Touch Bar on any iMac or MacBook

No need to fork out for Apple's new MacBook Pro - here's two ways to get the all-new Touch Bar on any Mac.

No need to fork out for Apple's new MacBook Pro - here's two ways to get the all-new Touch Bar on any Mac.

17 Nov 16

7 Sierra menu bar tips: How to use Mac menu bar in macOS Sierra

7 Sierra menu bar tips: How to use Mac menu bar in macOS Sierra

The strip across the top of your Mac's screen provides access to important system and app functions, and much more. Here's our macOS Sierra menu bar masterclass

The strip across the top of your Mac's screen provides access to important system and app functions, and much more. Here's our macOS Sierra menu bar masterclass

14 Nov 16

How to restore startup chime on MacBook Pro

How to restore startup chime on MacBook Pro

The 2016 MacBook Pro auto-boots when its lid is opened or when it is powered; it also has no startup chime - here's the remedy

The 2016 MacBook Pro auto-boots when its lid is opened or when it is powered; it also has no startup chime - here's the remedy

08 Nov 16

 
How to use iCloud Drive in macOS Sierra

How to use iCloud Drive in macOS Sierra

Saving files to Apple's iCloud became very simple with macOS Sierra. Read our guide to find out how

Saving files to Apple's iCloud became very simple with macOS Sierra. Read our guide to find out how

22 Sep 16

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