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

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

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

11 Apr 18

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How to block websites on a Mac

Make sure the kids aren't looking at porn, and your employees aren't reading Facebook: block unwanted sites on a Mac

Make sure the kids aren't looking at porn, and your employees aren't reading Facebook: block unwanted sites on a Mac

27 Mar 18

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How to delete your Facebook account

Had enough of Facebook? This feature shows how to completely and quickly delete your entire Facebook account forever

Had enough of Facebook? This feature shows how to completely and quickly delete your entire Facebook account forever

20 Mar 18

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How to stop Mac startup sounds

Here's how to stop your Mac making a sound when you turn it on

Here's how to stop your Mac making a sound when you turn it on

13 Mar 18

 
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How to customise a Mac desktop

Take control of your Mac's look and feel with these tips to customise the macOS desktop, windows and interface

Take control of your Mac's look and feel with these tips to customise the macOS desktop, windows and interface

09 Mar 18

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How to play Xbox One games on Mac

Here's how you can stream the latest Xbox One games to your Mac, completely cable-free.

Here's how you can stream the latest Xbox One games to your Mac, completely cable-free.

08 Mar 18

Security Apple

What is a good password?

Learn how to choose a strong, secure password, and manage passwords on your Mac more effectively

Learn how to choose a strong, secure password, and manage passwords on your Mac more effectively

04 Mar 18

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How to write apps with Swift 3

All you need to know about writing apps with Apple's Swift 3 developer language, 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, and why you should you learn to program in Swift

01 Mar 18

 
Security Apple

How to set up 2FA (two-factor authentication) on iPhone, iPad, Mac

Two-factor authentication adds another security layer that your Apple ID and password alone can't match. Here's how to set up 2FA

Two-factor authentication adds another security layer that your Apple ID and password alone can't match. Here's how to set up 2FA

23 Feb 18

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How to do a word count in TextEdit on Mac

We show how to add a word-count function to TextEdit, Apple's simple text editor program for the Mac

We show how to add a word-count function to TextEdit, Apple's simple text editor program for the Mac

23 Feb 18

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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

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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

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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

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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

 
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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

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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

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