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How to send and receive 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

29 Jun 18

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How to use a second screen with a Mac

It's possible to connect a second (or third) display to your Mac, but finding the right adapter can be tricky. Here's our advice

It's possible to connect a second (or third) display to your Mac, but finding the right adapter can be tricky. Here's our advice

29 Jun 18

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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

29 Jun 18

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How to use Airdrop to copy files between iPhones and Macs

AirDrop is a simple way to share things between iPhones and Macs. Here's how to use it, and what to do when it won't work

AirDrop is a simple way to share things between iPhones and Macs. Here's how to use it, and what to do when it won't work

27 Jun 18

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How to transfer photos & video from iPhone to Mac

We explain 6 simple methods for moving photos and video from an iPhone to a Mac to back up, or edit, your precious memories

We explain 6 simple methods for moving photos and video from an iPhone to a Mac to back up, or edit, your precious memories

26 Jun 18

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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

24 Jun 18

 
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How to find and delete duplicate files on Mac

Declutter your hard drive by removing duplicate photos, documents, music and other files

Declutter your hard drive by removing duplicate photos, documents, music and other files

23 Jun 18

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

 
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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

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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

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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

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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

 
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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

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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

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