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How to install MacOS High Sierra on an older Mac

How to install MacOS High Sierra on an older Mac

Think your pre-2009 Mac is too old to run macOS High Sierra? Think again! Here's how to install macOS High Sierra on older Macs

Think your pre-2009 Mac is too old to run macOS High Sierra? Think again! Here's how to install macOS High Sierra on older Macs

04 Dec 17

Do Macs need antivirus software?

Do Macs need antivirus software?

Wondering whether you need antivirus software to protect your Mac? macOS is more secure than Windows, but you'd be wise to look carefully at your security options

Wondering whether you need antivirus software to protect your Mac? macOS is more secure than Windows, but you'd be wise to look carefully at your security options

29 Nov 17

Should you buy a refurbished Mac?

Should you buy a refurbished Mac?

Should you buy a refurbished Mac or MacBook, and if so, where from?

Should you buy a refurbished Mac or MacBook, and if so, where from?

29 Nov 17

How to fix autocorrect errors on iPhone, iPad & Mac

How to fix autocorrect errors on iPhone, iPad & Mac

Our guide to text replacement and spelling correction on Mac and iOS will speed up your typing with built-in tools and utilities

Our guide to text replacement and spelling correction on Mac and iOS will speed up your typing with built-in tools and utilities

28 Nov 17

 
How to play PC games on a Mac

How to play PC games on a Mac

You have the right to remain a gamer. Here's how to run your favourite Windows games on a Mac.

You have the right to remain a gamer. Here's how to run your favourite Windows games on a Mac.

08 Nov 17

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

03 Nov 17

How to use emoji on Mac

How to use emoji on Mac

Jazz up your articles, social posts and messages by using emoji on your Mac

Jazz up your articles, social posts and messages by using emoji on your Mac

25 Oct 17

How to surf the web on Apple TV

How to surf the web on Apple TV

Here is how to browse the internet and watch web services on your Apple TV

Here is how to browse the internet and watch web services on your Apple TV

25 Oct 17

How to block ads on Mac

How to block ads on Mac

We show how to block online adverts on your Mac, in Safari and Chrome

We show how to block online adverts on your Mac, in Safari and Chrome

23 Oct 17

 
How to use System Preferences on Mac

How to use System Preferences on Mac

Learn how to control and adjust your Mac's system-wide settings in every version of macOS up to High Sierra, with our guide to System Preferences

Learn how to control and adjust your Mac's system-wide settings in every version of macOS up to High Sierra, with our guide to System Preferences

09 Oct 17

How to use the Touch Bar on the MacBook Pro

How to use the Touch Bar on the MacBook Pro

Find out what you can do with the Touch Bar on the MacBook Pro, including how to use and customise it to speed up and simplify common tasks

Find out what you can do with the Touch Bar on the MacBook Pro, including how to use and customise it to speed up and simplify common tasks

03 Oct 17

How to turn an iPhone into a Wi-Fi hotspot

How to turn an iPhone into a Wi-Fi hotspot

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

02 Oct 17

How to stop autoplay video in Safari & Chrome on Mac

How to stop autoplay video in Safari & Chrome on Mac

Annoyed by autoplaying videos online? Here's how to block them in Safari and Chrome on your Mac, and on Facebook

Annoyed by autoplaying videos online? Here's how to block them in Safari and Chrome on your Mac, and on Facebook

21 Sep 17

How to add USB-C ports to a MacBook

How to add USB-C ports to a MacBook

Tired of the single-port life? We show you how to add more to your MacBook

Tired of the single-port life? We show you how to add more to your MacBook

08 Sep 17

How to speed up a slow Mac

How to speed up a slow Mac

Mac running too slow? Here are some performance tips & software to make your Mac run faster

Mac running too slow? Here are some performance tips & software to make your Mac run faster

04 Sep 17

 
How to use your iPad for work

How to use your iPad for work

How you can effectively use your iPad (not Pro!) to get work done

How you can effectively use your iPad (not Pro!) to get work done

01 Sep 17

How to use MacBook trackpad gestures

How to use MacBook trackpad gestures

It's far easier to use a MacBook productively if you take the time to learn a few trackpad gestures. Here are the essentials

It's far easier to use a MacBook productively if you take the time to learn a few trackpad gestures. Here are the essentials

31 Aug 17

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