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How to install apps on your Mac

We examine the different ways to install Mac apps from the Mac App Store or the internet, and what to do when apps won't install.

We examine the different ways to install Mac apps from the Mac App Store or the internet, and what to do when apps won't install.

25 Mar 21

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How to free up memory (RAM) on a Mac

Is your Mac struggling and slowing down? You might need to clear the memory. Here's how to clear the RAM on your Mac.

Is your Mac struggling and slowing down? You might need to clear the memory. Here's how to clear the RAM on your Mac.

25 Mar 21

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How to delete System on Mac

Wondering what's taking up space in System on your Mac? You can reclaim storage space by removing items from System on macOS

Wondering what's taking up space in System on your Mac? You can reclaim storage space by removing items from System on macOS

19 Mar 21

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Where is the Command key?

The Command key (Apple key or Cmd key) gets a lot of use. Here's where it is on Mac & PC keyboards, and what you can do with it.

The Command key (Apple key or Cmd key) gets a lot of use. Here's where it is on Mac & PC keyboards, and what you can do with it.

17 Mar 21

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How to free up space on Mac

Find out what's taking up space on your Mac and learn the best ways to clear disk space and manage the storage on your Mac

Find out what's taking up space on your Mac and learn the best ways to clear disk space and manage the storage on your Mac

16 Mar 21

 
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How to turn a Mac's screen off

Want to turn off the display but not the Mac while mirroring to a TV or monitor? Don't want your Mac to sleep? Here's what to do:

Want to turn off the display but not the Mac while mirroring to a TV or monitor? Don't want your Mac to sleep? Here's what to do:

11 Mar 21

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How to screenshot on a Mac

This is for you if you are a PC user wanting to print screen on a Mac, or a Mac user looking for the best way to take a screenshot.

This is for you if you are a PC user wanting to print screen on a Mac, or a Mac user looking for the best way to take a screenshot.

11 Mar 21

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How to delete Other storage on the Mac

Need more space on your Mac? Wondering if you can delete loads of GB from Other storage? Want to know how? We have the answer!

Need more space on your Mac? Wondering if you can delete loads of GB from Other storage? Want to know how? We have the answer!

09 Mar 21

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How to run Windows 10 on a Mac for free

Here's how to get Windows 10 for free and install it via Boot Camp, Virtual Box or VMware without paying a penny.

Here's how to get Windows 10 for free and install it via Boot Camp, Virtual Box or VMware without paying a penny.

08 Mar 21

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How to install Windows on Mac

Everything you need to know about how to get windows on Mac including differences between using Boot Camp, VMware and Parallels.

Everything you need to know about how to get windows on Mac including differences between using Boot Camp, VMware and Parallels.

08 Mar 21

 
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Can M1 Macs run older versions of macOS?

Need to run Catalina, Mojave or an older version of macOS on an M1 Mac? Here's why you can't - and what your best option is

Need to run Catalina, Mojave or an older version of macOS on an M1 Mac? Here's why you can't - and what your best option is

02 Mar 21

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Everything you need to know about getting Apple products fixed

Need to get your Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch or other Apple product repaired? Here's what you need to do and how much it costs

Need to get your Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch or other Apple product repaired? Here's what you need to do and how much it costs

01 Mar 21

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What is the Option key on a Mac?

You'll often see the Mac Option key referenced, but some keyboards don't have an Option key! Here's which key to use and what Option does

You'll often see the Mac Option key referenced, but some keyboards don't have an Option key! Here's which key to use and what Option does

25 Feb 21

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How to Force Quit on a Mac

If your Mac is frozen and you need to force quit apps here's the Mac shortcut you need (the equivalent of control-alt-delete)

If your Mac is frozen and you need to force quit apps here's the Mac shortcut you need (the equivalent of control-alt-delete)

25 Feb 21

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How to right-click on a Mac

Wondering how do you right click on a Mac? Here's how to right click on a trackpad, Apple mouse, Magic mouse, or any mouse

Wondering how do you right click on a Mac? Here's how to right click on a trackpad, Apple mouse, Magic mouse, or any mouse

25 Feb 21

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How to speed up a Mac

Wondering why your Mac is running so slow? Here are some tips to make your Mac or MacBook run faster and improve its performance

Wondering why your Mac is running so slow? Here are some tips to make your Mac or MacBook run faster and improve its performance

18 Feb 21

 
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Why can't I update my Mac? Fixes if macOS installation fails

If your Mac won't update try these fixes, including what to do when the Big Sur update is stuck or an error occurs when installing

If your Mac won't update try these fixes, including what to do when the Big Sur update is stuck or an error occurs when installing

16 Feb 21

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How to fix a Mac or MacBook that won't turn on

What to do if your MacBook isn't turning on - including how to force a Mac to start & what to do if it won't start after an update

What to do if your MacBook isn't turning on - including how to force a Mac to start & what to do if it won't start after an update

15 Feb 21

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