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How to find any password on a Mac

How to find any password on a Mac

Forgotten a password? Here's how to find a password in your Mac's keychain

Forgotten a password? Here's how to find a password in your Mac's keychain

15 Aug 18

How to use Python on a Mac

How to use Python on a Mac

Learn to code in Python on a Mac with our guide to installation, setup and training courses

Learn to code in Python on a Mac with our guide to installation, setup and training courses

15 Aug 18

How to empty trash on a Mac

How to empty trash on a Mac

Deleting files and emptying the trash on a Mac can be easy, unless you run into one of these problems...

Deleting files and emptying the trash on a Mac can be easy, unless you run into one of these problems...

15 Aug 18

How to take a screenshot on a Mac

How to take a screenshot on a Mac

Want to take a screenshot on your Mac? Here's how to capture an editable image of whatever's on your Mac screen - or 'print screen'

Want to take a screenshot on your Mac? Here's how to capture an editable image of whatever's on your Mac screen - or 'print screen'

14 Aug 18

How to change where Mac screenshots are saved

How to change where Mac screenshots are saved

We explain where your Mac screenshots are stored, and how to get macOS to save them to a different location such as the pasteboard

We explain where your Mac screenshots are stored, and how to get macOS to save them to a different location such as the pasteboard

14 Aug 18

How to watch Now TV on a Mac

How to watch Now TV on a Mac

Now TV requires its own software to watch from your Mac - here's how to get hold of it

Now TV requires its own software to watch from your Mac - here's how to get hold of it

14 Aug 18

 
How to play Fortnite on Mac

How to play Fortnite on Mac

Here's how to install Fortnite on your Mac, along with tips on how to get the best performance from your Mac.

Here's how to install Fortnite on your Mac, along with tips on how to get the best performance from your Mac.

13 Aug 18

Mac keyboard shortcuts you need to know

Mac keyboard shortcuts you need to know

Want to copy and paste or type a hashtag, @, euro, pound sign or ampersand on Mac? Our keyboard shortcuts will save your life

Want to copy and paste or type a hashtag, @, euro, pound sign or ampersand on Mac? Our keyboard shortcuts will save your life

08 Aug 18

How to move your Photos library to an external drive

How to move your Photos library to an external drive

Save space by moving your Mac Photos library to an external hard drive - and back up your photo library

Save space by moving your Mac Photos library to an external hard drive - and back up your photo library

07 Aug 18

How to download audio on a Mac

How to download audio on a Mac

How to download audio or music from a webpage, YouTube, PowerPoint or another source

How to download audio or music from a webpage, YouTube, PowerPoint or another source

31 Jul 18

How to free up memory on a Mac

How to free up memory on a Mac

Is your Mac struggling? Here's how to clear the RAM on your Mac to speed things up.

Is your Mac struggling? Here's how to clear the RAM on your Mac to speed things up.

20 Jul 18

 
How to edit PDFs on Mac

How to edit PDFs on Mac

It's quick and easy to add text, signatures and annotations to PDFs on your Mac. And it needn't cost a penny.

It's quick and easy to add text, signatures and annotations to PDFs on your Mac. And it needn't cost a penny.

18 Jul 18

How to download Netflix on a Mac

How to download Netflix on a Mac

Want to watch your favourite movies offline? Our guide shows how to download Netflix videos on a Mac

Want to watch your favourite movies offline? Our guide shows how to download Netflix videos on a Mac

17 Jul 18

How to burn a CD, DVD or Blu-ray on a Mac

How to burn a CD, DVD or Blu-ray on a Mac

Want to burn a CD, DVD or Blu-ray Disc on your Mac? Which external drive is best? Is the drive on your MacBook refusing to work?

Want to burn a CD, DVD or Blu-ray Disc on your Mac? Which external drive is best? Is the drive on your MacBook refusing to work?

16 Jul 18

How to reset a Mac without the password

How to reset a Mac without the password

Get an old Mac up and running by performing a factory reset without the password

Get an old Mac up and running by performing a factory reset without the password

13 Jul 18

How to Save As on Mac

How to Save As on Mac

We show how to get rid of the Duplicate mode on macOS apps and reinstate the Save As option

We show how to get rid of the Duplicate mode on macOS apps and reinstate the Save As option

13 Jul 18

How to use the Apple Education Store

How to use the Apple Education Store

Students, teachers and lecturers can buy cheap Macs from the Apple Store for Education. Here's how to get Apple student discount

Students, teachers and lecturers can buy cheap Macs from the Apple Store for Education. Here's how to get Apple student discount

12 Jul 18

 
How to Ping on a Mac

How to Ping on a Mac

Use Ping to measure your internet speed and find out why video streaming is slow and online games are stuttering

Use Ping to measure your internet speed and find out why video streaming is slow and online games are stuttering

10 Jul 18

How to reinstall macOS using Recovery Mode

How to reinstall macOS using Recovery Mode

Here's how to use Apple's built-in Recovery mode to reinstall macOS over the internet, with or without wiping you Mac

Here's how to use Apple's built-in Recovery mode to reinstall macOS over the internet, with or without wiping you Mac

09 Jul 18

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