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Which Mac do I have?

Which Mac do I have?

Here's how to tell how old a Mac is, its model number and what type of MacBook or Mac you have

Here's how to tell how old a Mac is, its model number and what type of MacBook or Mac you have

20 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 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 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 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 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

How to find a Mac's serial number

How to find a Mac's serial number

We explain how to find a Mac's serial number, even if it's refusing to turn on (and you've lost the packaging)

We explain how to find a Mac's serial number, even if it's refusing to turn on (and you've lost the packaging)

23 Aug 17

 
How to rip a DVD or Blu-ray Disc to Mac

How to rip a DVD or Blu-ray Disc to Mac

Here's how to rip films and TV shows on DVD or Blu-ray Disc on to your Mac

Here's how to rip films and TV shows on DVD or Blu-ray Disc on to your Mac

22 Aug 17

How to access an external drive that's not showing up on a Mac

How to access an external drive that's not showing up on a Mac

Here's what to do if you plug a hard drive or flash drive in to your Mac and doesn't see it and won't let you access the data

Here's what to do if you plug a hard drive or flash drive in to your Mac and doesn't see it and won't let you access the data

22 Aug 17

What to do if you spill liquids on your Mac

What to do if you spill liquids on your Mac

There's no point crying over spilled milk, here's what to do to save your drowned Mac

There's no point crying over spilled milk, here's what to do to save your drowned Mac

21 Aug 17

How to play Overwatch on Mac

How to play Overwatch on Mac

While there's no official Overwatch client for Mac, where there's a will, there's a way...

While there's no official Overwatch client for Mac, where there's a will, there's a way...

16 Aug 17

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

 
How to choose the best processor for your Mac

How to choose the best processor for your Mac

Find out the difference between i5 and i7, what's so good about Kaby Lake, and whether Turbo Boost matters in your Mac

Find out the difference between i5 and i7, what's so good about Kaby Lake, and whether Turbo Boost matters in your Mac

10 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

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