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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

14 Jun 18

How to install Windows on a Mac

How to install Windows on a Mac

We show how to install Windows on a Mac, using Boot Camp, VMWare, Parallels and VirtualBox

We show how to install Windows on a Mac, using Boot Camp, VMWare, Parallels and VirtualBox

31 May 18

How to buy a refurbished Mac

How to 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?

31 May 18

How to get a Mac repaired

How to get a Mac repaired

We show how to repair any damage or problems with your Mac by using a warranty, AppleCare, or authorised service providers

We show how to repair any damage or problems with your Mac by using a warranty, AppleCare, or authorised service providers

03 May 18

How to reset the SMC on a Mac

How to reset the SMC on a Mac

Here's how to reset your Mac's SMC, which controls power and thermal management features and could be causing performance problems

Here's how to reset your Mac's SMC, which controls power and thermal management features and could be causing performance problems

02 May 18

 
How to create a Mac recovery partition

How to create a Mac recovery partition

It's easy to create a Mac recovery partition in every version of macOS, from Mavericks (and earlier) to High Sierra

It's easy to create a Mac recovery partition in every version of macOS, from Mavericks (and earlier) to High Sierra

30 Apr 18

How to change default apps on Mac

How to change default apps on Mac

Don't want web links to open in Safari? We'll show you how change the apps your Mac automatically uses to open files and links

Don't want web links to open in Safari? We'll show you how change the apps your Mac automatically uses to open files and links

26 Apr 18

How to clear Safari's cache and cookies on Mac

How to clear Safari's cache and cookies on Mac

For peace of mind and a better Mac browsing experience you can clear your Safari cookies and cache. Here's how

For peace of mind and a better Mac browsing experience you can clear your Safari cookies and cache. Here's how

17 Apr 18

How to recover a forgotten Mac password

How to recover a forgotten Mac password

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

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

16 Apr 18

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

13 Apr 18

 
How to open a .docx Word file on Mac, iPad or iPhone

How to open a .docx Word file on Mac, iPad or iPhone

Want to collaborate with PC-based colleagues? Here's how to open, edit, save and export .docx Word files on Mac, iPad or iPhone

Want to collaborate with PC-based colleagues? Here's how to open, edit, save and export .docx Word files on Mac, iPad or iPhone

11 Apr 18

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 Mar 18

How to share Mac internet connection

How to share Mac internet connection

Can't get your iPhone onto the Wi-Fi network? Unable to get all your devices onto a hotel Wi-Fi network? Share your connection to the web

Can't get your iPhone onto the Wi-Fi network? Unable to get all your devices onto a hotel Wi-Fi network? Share your connection to the web

27 Mar 18

How to clean a Mac

How to clean a Mac

Before you sell your Mac, or let someone else use it, here's what you should do if you don't want to share your germs

Before you sell your Mac, or let someone else use it, here's what you should do if you don't want to share your germs

27 Mar 18

How to share screens on Mac, iPad & iPhone

How to share screens on Mac, iPad & iPhone

Want to screen share on Mac, iPad & iPhone? Here's how to remotely access a friend or colleague's Mac screen on your own device

Want to screen share on Mac, iPad & iPhone? Here's how to remotely access a friend or colleague's Mac screen on your own device

23 Mar 18

 
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

22 Mar 18

How to test a Mac's speed & performance

How to test a Mac's speed & performance

Benchmarking the performance of your Mac's CPU, GPU and hard drive is easier than you might think. Here's how to speed-test a Mac

Benchmarking the performance of your Mac's CPU, GPU and hard drive is easier than you might think. Here's how to speed-test a Mac

21 Mar 18

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iPhone XR release date, price & specs

iPhone XR release date, price & specs

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