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How to delete cache on a Mac

Find out how to delete the different types of cache, what cache you can delete and what cache you should leave alone.

Find out how to delete the different types of cache, what cache you can delete and what cache you should leave alone.

28 Sep 21

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How to keep a MacBook's battery healthy

All batteries degrade over time, but you can slow the deterioration of your MacBook's battery performance with these simple tips.

All batteries degrade over time, but you can slow the deterioration of your MacBook's battery performance with these simple tips.

28 Sep 21

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How to fix lags during FaceTime calls

If FaceTime is lags, says there is a poor connection, or FaceTime pauses or randomly hangs up on your Mac, here's what to do.

If FaceTime is lags, says there is a poor connection, or FaceTime pauses or randomly hangs up on your Mac, here's what to do.

28 Sep 21

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How Apple trade in works and saves you money

Save money on new Apple devices like the iPhone 13 by trading in old ones. Here's how Apple trade in and similar services work.

Save money on new Apple devices like the iPhone 13 by trading in old ones. Here's how Apple trade in and similar services work.

09 Sep 21

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Apple tells users how to avoid cracked screens

Following reports of M1 MacBook screen problems Apple publishes support document detailing how to avoid screen cracks.

Following reports of M1 MacBook screen problems Apple publishes support document detailing how to avoid screen cracks.

03 Sep 21

 
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How to AirPlay from iPhone to Mac

AirPlay is a handy way to stream from iPad, iPhone or Mac to your TV screen, but can you stream to your Mac? Here are the options:

AirPlay is a handy way to stream from iPad, iPhone or Mac to your TV screen, but can you stream to your Mac? Here are the options:

31 Aug 21

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How to download Netflix, Amazon and Disney+ on a Mac

You can download shows to your iPad and iPhone, but not your Mac. So what do you do if you want to watch when your Mac's offline?

You can download shows to your iPad and iPhone, but not your Mac. So what do you do if you want to watch when your Mac's offline?

31 Aug 21

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How to get WhatsApp on a Mac

Want to access and reply to WhatsApp messages on your Mac? It is possible and you can even make WhatsApp video calls. Here's how:

Want to access and reply to WhatsApp messages on your Mac? It is possible and you can even make WhatsApp video calls. Here's how:

24 Aug 21

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How to convert images into text on iPhone, iPad & Mac

The best apps for OCR and details of the Live Text feature coming in iOS and macOS Monterey that will copy words from pictures.

The best apps for OCR and details of the Live Text feature coming in iOS and macOS Monterey that will copy words from pictures.

20 Aug 21

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How to create a temporary email address

Avoid spam and the risks of your email address falling into the wrong hands - keep your email address private with this feature.

Avoid spam and the risks of your email address falling into the wrong hands - keep your email address private with this feature.

17 Aug 21

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How to get your Mac ready for macOS Monterey

Updating to the latest version of macOS? Whether you are updating to Big Sur, or preparing for Monterey, do these things first.

Updating to the latest version of macOS? Whether you are updating to Big Sur, or preparing for Monterey, do these things first.

05 Aug 21

 
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How to update macOS: Update to Big Sur and Monterey

Guide to installing the new macOS Monterey operating system when it arrives later this year, or updating Big Sur on your Mac.

Guide to installing the new macOS Monterey operating system when it arrives later this year, or updating Big Sur on your Mac.

05 Aug 21

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Noise cancelling is coming to FaceTime, but you can get it now

New features coming to FaceTime this fall will reduce background noise on calls from/to Mac, iPhone & iPad. You can get them now.

New features coming to FaceTime this fall will reduce background noise on calls from/to Mac, iPhone & iPad. You can get them now.

22 Jul 21

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Where to buy a refurbished MacBook or Mac

Wondering whether to buy a refurbished Mac or MacBook? Find out the best place to get a reconditioned Mac and save money

Wondering whether to buy a refurbished Mac or MacBook? Find out the best place to get a reconditioned Mac and save money

21 Jul 21

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How to get an Apple student discount

Find out if you qualify for Apple's Education Pricing, how much you can save, and how to buy from Apple's Education Store

Find out if you qualify for Apple's Education Pricing, how much you can save, and how to buy from Apple's Education Store

16 Jul 21

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How to sync Pinned Tabs and Safari settings between Macs

The new version of Safari will make it easier to sync Pinned Tabs in Safari from one Mac to another. Here's how to do it now.

The new version of Safari will make it easier to sync Pinned Tabs in Safari from one Mac to another. Here's how to do it now.

13 Jul 21

 
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Apple repairs: price guide and how long repairs take

Need to get your MacBook, Mac, iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch repaired? Here's what you need to do and how much Apple repairs cost.

Need to get your MacBook, Mac, iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch repaired? Here's what you need to do and how much Apple repairs cost.

06 Jul 21

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How to run Windows on a Mac for free

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

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

05 Jul 21

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