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Fix Mac Issues

How to fix a Mac

You'll find useful tools for solving Mac performance issues in Disk Utility and Activity Center. Here's how they work.

You'll find useful tools for solving Mac performance issues in Disk Utility and Activity Center. Here's how they work.

21 Jun 17

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How to protect your privacy online on Mac

We offer simple but comprehensive advice on protecting your privacy online when using a Mac

We offer simple but comprehensive advice on protecting your privacy online when using a Mac

19 Jun 17

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How to transfer Gmail to iCloud

Copy your Google emails to your iCloud Mail and direct Gmail to divert any future emails to your Apple email address

Copy your Google emails to your iCloud Mail and direct Gmail to divert any future emails to your Apple email address

23 May 17

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How to set up email on a Mac, iPhone or iPad

Here's how to sync your emails with Apple's Mail app so that you can access them on your Mac, iPhone and iPad

Here's how to sync your emails with Apple's Mail app so that you can access them on your Mac, iPhone and iPad

23 May 17

How to defrag and speed up a Mac

How to defrag a Mac (and why you don't need to)

Defragging a Mac isn't as necessary as everyone thinks. We show how to defrag a Mac, but explain why you probably don't need to

Defragging a Mac isn't as necessary as everyone thinks. We show how to defrag a Mac, but explain why you probably don't need to

18 May 17

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How to use Apple Maps on a Mac

Use Apple Maps on a Mac to send directions to an iPhone and view traffic jams

Use Apple Maps on a Mac to send directions to an iPhone and view traffic jams

17 May 17

 
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How to open Apple Numbers files on a Windows PC

Has someone sent you a .numbers file that you can't open in Excel on your Windows PC? Here's how to edit it using iCloud

Has someone sent you a .numbers file that you can't open in Excel on your Windows PC? Here's how to edit it using iCloud

09 May 17

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How to get WhatsApp on Mac

It turns out there are a couple of ways to access your WhatsApp messages from your iPhone, on your Mac

It turns out there are a couple of ways to access your WhatsApp messages from your iPhone, on your Mac

24 Apr 17

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How to use Terminal on Mac

Terminal brings the command line back to your Mac. Here's how to use it to customise and troubleshoot your Mac

Terminal brings the command line back to your Mac. Here's how to use it to customise and troubleshoot your Mac

20 Apr 17

 
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How to move from PC to Mac

Moving from a PC to a Mac? From drivers and antivirus options to gaming and movies, our migration guide has everything you need to know

Moving from a PC to a Mac? From drivers and antivirus options to gaming and movies, our migration guide has everything you need to know

19 Apr 17

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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

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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

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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

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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

 
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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

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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

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