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How to fix a Mac

How to fix a Mac

The Mac is popular among consumers because ‘it just works’. But what should you do when something on your Mac does go wrong?

The Mac is popular among consumers because ‘it just works’. But what should you do when something on your Mac does go wrong?

15 Aug 17

What to do if you've forgotten your Mac password

What to do if you've forgotten your Mac password

Here is what to do if you've forgotten your Mac password and can't log on, can't install apps, or can't make changes in System Preferences

Here is what to do if you've forgotten your Mac password and can't log on, can't install apps, or can't make changes in System Preferences

15 Aug 17

How to forward-delete on a MacBook

How to forward-delete on a MacBook

MacBooks don't have a forward-delete button. Here's how to replicate that button with a simple keyboard shortcut

MacBooks don't have a forward-delete button. Here's how to replicate that button with a simple keyboard shortcut

09 Aug 17

How to turn on Night Shift on Mac

How to turn on Night Shift on Mac

Night Shift is a colour-altering screen mode designed to help you get a good night's sleep. Here's how to use it on Mac

Night Shift is a colour-altering screen mode designed to help you get a good night's sleep. Here's how to use it on Mac

08 Aug 17

How to take a screenshot on Mac

How to take a screenshot on 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'

04 Aug 17

 
How to clear Safari's cache and history on Mac

How to clear Safari's cache and history on Mac

For peace of mind and a better Mac browsing experience you can clear your Safari cookies, cache and history

For peace of mind and a better Mac browsing experience you can clear your Safari cookies, cache and history

03 Aug 17

How to fix a Mac that won't finish a macOS update

How to fix a Mac that won't finish a macOS update

Mac got stuck in the middle of a macOS update? Here's what to do if you have installation problems while updating your Mac

Mac got stuck in the middle of a macOS update? Here's what to do if you have installation problems while updating your Mac

02 Aug 17

How to connect a Mac to a TV

How to connect a Mac to a TV

Mirror your Mac screen on the big screen with our guide to connecting a Mac directly to a TV

Mirror your Mac screen on the big screen with our guide to connecting a Mac directly to a TV

02 Aug 17

How to customise your Mac's desktop

How to customise your Mac's desktop

Take control of your Mac's look and feel with these tips to customise the macOS desktop, windows and interface

Take control of your Mac's look and feel with these tips to customise the macOS desktop, windows and interface

01 Aug 17

How to improve WiFi signal

How to improve WiFi signal

Advice for improving your WiFi range and wireless internet speed

Advice for improving your WiFi range and wireless internet speed

28 Jul 17

How to block websites on a Mac

How to block websites on a Mac

Make sure the kids aren't looking at porn, and your employees aren't reading Facebook: block unwanted sites on a Mac

Make sure the kids aren't looking at porn, and your employees aren't reading Facebook: block unwanted sites on a Mac

27 Jul 17

 
How to fix a Mac with a flashing question mark

How to fix a Mac with a flashing question mark

Few things strike as much fear into the hearts of Mac users as the dreaded flashing question mark. Here's how to save the day

Few things strike as much fear into the hearts of Mac users as the dreaded flashing question mark. Here's how to save the day

25 Jul 17

How to create an Apple ID

How to create an Apple ID

Need an Apple ID to use an iPhone, iPad or Mac, or one of Apple's online services? It's easy! Here's how to create an Apple ID

Need an Apple ID to use an iPhone, iPad or Mac, or one of Apple's online services? It's easy! Here's how to create an Apple ID

19 Jul 17

How to use VR on a Mac

How to use VR on a Mac

VR headsets are readily available to buy, but can you play VR games on a Mac? Well...

VR headsets are readily available to buy, but can you play VR games on a Mac? Well...

10 Jul 17

How to upgrade a Mac

How to upgrade a Mac

Want to upgrade the components in an older Mac and get it running like a dream? Our Mac upgrades megaguide shows you how

Want to upgrade the components in an older Mac and get it running like a dream? Our Mac upgrades megaguide shows you how

10 Jul 17

 
How to fix a Mac that won't turn on

How to fix a Mac that won't turn on

If your Mac won't start up or boot, follow these steps to get it working again

If your Mac won't start up or boot, follow these steps to get it working again

05 Jul 17

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