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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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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.

05 Jul 21

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Apple offers free downloads of OS X Lion and Mountain Lion

Take a trip back to 2011 and 2012, when people worked in offices and Apple was still naming operating systems after cats.

Take a trip back to 2011 and 2012, when people worked in offices and Apple was still naming operating systems after cats.

30 Jun 21

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How to check how much disk space you have

Wondering how big your hard drive is, and how much space is available? Here's how to find out how much disk space you Mac has.

Wondering how big your hard drive is, and how much space is available? Here's how to find out how much disk space you Mac has.

25 Jun 21

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How to save space by moving photos from a Mac to iCloud

Here's how to upload photos from your Mac to iCloud so that you can save space on your Mac and not lose your valuable photos!

Here's how to upload photos from your Mac to iCloud so that you can save space on your Mac and not lose your valuable photos!

03 Jun 21

 
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How to use iCloud to back up your Mac

Hoping to back up your Mac to iCloud? Time Machine doesn't work with iCloud, but you can use the service to store files safely.

Hoping to back up your Mac to iCloud? Time Machine doesn't work with iCloud, but you can use the service to store files safely.

14 May 21

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You can already save money on a new 24in iMac!

UK reseller KRCS has knocked £82 off the price of the new M1 24in iMac - you can also trade-in old products to save even more.

UK reseller KRCS has knocked £82 off the price of the new M1 24in iMac - you can also trade-in old products to save even more.

05 May 21

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How to get the Hello screensaver on your Mac

There's a 'Hello' screen saver coming in macOS 11.3, but you can get it now, although getting it to work on older Macs is tricky.

There's a 'Hello' screen saver coming in macOS 11.3, but you can get it now, although getting it to work on older Macs is tricky.

28 Apr 21

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How to watch Apple's Spring Loaded event today

Apple's launching new products on 20 April at 6pm UK time (10am PDT). You can watch the Apple April 20 event here live

Apple's launching new products on 20 April at 6pm UK time (10am PDT). You can watch the Apple April 20 event here live

20 Apr 21

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How to copy and paste on Mac

Guide to cut & paste on Mac including: how to paste without formatting, paste between devices, and how to see Mac clipboard history.

Guide to cut & paste on Mac including: how to paste without formatting, paste between devices, and how to see Mac clipboard history.

14 Apr 21

 
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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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