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Which Mac do I have?

Here's how to tell how old a Mac is, its model number and what type of MacBook or Mac you have

Here's how to tell how old a Mac is, its model number and what type of MacBook or Mac you have

20 Nov 17

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How to speed up Safari

Keep your iPhone, iPad and Mac browser fast and fluid with these tips for speeding up Safari

Keep your iPhone, iPad and Mac browser fast and fluid with these tips for speeding up Safari

10 Nov 17

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How to play PC games on a Mac

You have the right to remain a gamer. Here's how to run your favourite Windows games on a Mac.

You have the right to remain a gamer. Here's how to run your favourite Windows games on a Mac.

08 Nov 17

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How to use iTunes on Mac

How to use and get the most out of iTunes on the Mac, from setup to Smart Playlists

How to use and get the most out of iTunes on the Mac, from setup to Smart Playlists

31 Oct 17

 
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How to use emoji on Mac

Jazz up your articles, social posts and messages by using emoji on your Mac

Jazz up your articles, social posts and messages by using emoji on your Mac

25 Oct 17

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How to start a Mac in Safe Mode

Here's how to start a Mac in Safe Mode so you can troubleshoot and fix issues

Here's how to start a Mac in Safe Mode so you can troubleshoot and fix issues

20 Oct 17

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How to make a GIF on a Mac

Learn how to make animated GIFs from Live Photos or video clips on your Mac.

Learn how to make animated GIFs from Live Photos or video clips on your Mac.

29 Sep 17

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How to use Photos in High Sierra

Find out how to use the best new Photos featues in High Sierra

Find out how to use the best new Photos featues in High Sierra

25 Sep 17

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How to stop autoplay video in Safari & Chrome on Mac

Annoyed by autoplaying videos online? Here's how to block them in Safari and Chrome on your Mac, and on Facebook

Annoyed by autoplaying videos online? Here's how to block them in Safari and Chrome on your Mac, and on Facebook

21 Sep 17

 
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How to see all open windows on Mac at once

Manage multi-tasking on your Mac with these tips for viewing multiple windows at once

Manage multi-tasking on your Mac with these tips for viewing multiple windows at once

04 Sep 17

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How to rip a DVD or Blu-ray Disc to Mac

Here's how to rip films and TV shows on DVD or Blu-ray Disc on to your Mac

Here's how to rip films and TV shows on DVD or Blu-ray Disc on to your Mac

22 Aug 17

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How to play Overwatch on Mac

While there's no official Overwatch client for Mac, where there's a will, there's a way...

While there's no official Overwatch client for Mac, where there's a will, there's a way...

16 Aug 17

 
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How to install macOS on a PC

Apple may not want you to install macOS on a PC, but it can be done. Here's how.

Apple may not want you to install macOS on a PC, but it can be done. Here's how.

31 Jul 17

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How to fix a Mac with a flashing question mark

Few things strike as much fear into the hearts of Mac users as the dreaded flashing question mark. Here's how to save the day

Few things strike as much fear into the hearts of Mac users as the dreaded flashing question mark. Here's how to save the day

25 Jul 17

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