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How to factory reset a Mac or MacBook

We explain how to completely wipe all personal data from a Mac if it's misbehaving or you're selling it on, including the new Catalina method

We explain how to completely wipe all personal data from a Mac if it's misbehaving or you're selling it on, including the new Catalina method

27 Jan 20

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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

22 Jan 20

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How to find & delete duplicate files on Mac

We show how to clear valuable space by finding and deleting duplicate files which could be slowing down your Mac

We show how to clear valuable space by finding and deleting duplicate files which could be slowing down your Mac

22 Jan 20

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How to install Windows on Mac

Get Windows up and running on your Mac, using Boot Camp, VMware, Parallels and VirtualBox

Get Windows up and running on your Mac, using Boot Camp, VMware, Parallels and VirtualBox

21 Jan 20

 
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How to get an 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

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

20 Jan 20

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How to set up an iPhone hotspot

It's easy to share your iPhone's data connection with a Mac or iPad and browse the internet on the go. Here's how to make a Wi-Fi hotspot

It's easy to share your iPhone's data connection with a Mac or iPad and browse the internet on the go. Here's how to make a Wi-Fi hotspot

15 Jan 20

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How to share Wi-Fi from Mac

You can turn your Mac into a Wi-Fi Hotspot and share your internet connection

You can turn your Mac into a Wi-Fi Hotspot and share your internet connection

10 Jan 20

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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 Jan 20

 
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How to clean install macOS Catalina and older versions

A clean installation of macOS can speed up your Mac and rid it of problems. Here's how to download and install a copy on a reformatted Mac

A clean installation of macOS can speed up your Mac and rid it of problems. Here's how to download and install a copy on a reformatted Mac

09 Jan 20

Right click on a Mac

How to right-click on a Mac

Enter new contextual menus on your Mac with a trackpad, magic mouse, or any mouse for that matter

Enter new contextual menus on your Mac with a trackpad, magic mouse, or any mouse for that matter

08 Jan 20

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How to use a second screen with a Mac

It's possible to connect an additional display to your Mac, but finding the right adapter can be tricky. Here's our advice

It's possible to connect an additional display to your Mac, but finding the right adapter can be tricky. Here's our advice

07 Jan 20

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How to edit a PDF 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.

07 Jan 20

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How to get text messages on your Mac

It's easy to send and receive text messages on your Mac - including texts from friends who don't have iPhones

It's easy to send and receive text messages on your Mac - including texts from friends who don't have iPhones

06 Jan 20

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How to fix a frozen Mac

Macs are usually reliable, but occasionally something happens that causes your Mac to freeze. Here's how to unfreeze a frozen Mac

Macs are usually reliable, but occasionally something happens that causes your Mac to freeze. Here's how to unfreeze a frozen Mac

20 Dec 19

 
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How to adblock Safari and Chrome on a Mac

Irritated by online advertising? We show how to easily block adverts, popups, trackers, autoplay videos and more on your Mac

Irritated by online advertising? We show how to easily block adverts, popups, trackers, autoplay videos and more on your Mac

20 Dec 19

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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

18 Dec 19

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