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How to lock a Mac

Stop people prying into your data when you leave your Mac unattended. We show you the fastest ways to lock its screen

Stop people prying into your data when you leave your Mac unattended. We show you the fastest ways to lock its screen

07 Jun 19

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Is the App Store down?

Having trouble downloading apps or connecting to the App Store? Here's how to check if there's a problem with the site

Having trouble downloading apps or connecting to the App Store? Here's how to check if there's a problem with the site

04 Jun 19

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How to use a PS4 or Xbox One controller on Mac

Connect a PS4 DualShock 4 or Xbox One controller to your Mac and play games using high-end controllers

Connect a PS4 DualShock 4 or Xbox One controller to your Mac and play games using high-end controllers

04 Jun 19

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How to burn a CD, DVD or Blu-ray on a Mac

Want to burn a CD, DVD or Blu-ray Disc on your Mac? Which external drive is best? Is the drive on your MacBook refusing to work?

Want to burn a CD, DVD or Blu-ray Disc on your Mac? Which external drive is best? Is the drive on your MacBook refusing to work?

23 May 19

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How to free space on a Mac

We outline simple ways to free up hard drive space on a Mac instead of buying an external hard drive

We outline simple ways to free up hard drive space on a Mac instead of buying an external hard drive

21 May 19

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How to play a DVD on Mac

Think your Mac can't play DVD movies? Think again. We explain how to connect an external drive, or access a DVD using Remote Disc

Think your Mac can't play DVD movies? Think again. We explain how to connect an external drive, or access a DVD using Remote Disc

20 May 19

 
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How to add more ports to a MacBook

We show you how to add more connections to your MacBook, MacBook Air or MacBook Pro

We show you how to add more connections to your MacBook, MacBook Air or MacBook Pro

02 May 19

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How to get Continuity on an unsupported Mac

Frustrated that your old Mac doesn't support Continuity features like Handoff and Instant Hotspot? There's an app for that

Frustrated that your old Mac doesn't support Continuity features like Handoff and Instant Hotspot? There's an app for that

26 Apr 19

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How to watch Now TV on a Mac

Now TV requires its own software to watch from your Mac - here's how to get hold of it

Now TV requires its own software to watch from your Mac - here's how to get hold of it

12 Apr 19

 
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How to Uninstall Mac Apps

Struggling to get rid of unwanted Mac software? Here's how to delete Mac software for good

Struggling to get rid of unwanted Mac software? Here's how to delete Mac software for good

28 Mar 19

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How to use a Mac keyboard with a Windows PC

Want to use your existing Apple keyboard with a Windows PC? Here's how to get started

Want to use your existing Apple keyboard with a Windows PC? Here's how to get started

15 Mar 19

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Is iCloud down?

A few quick ways to see if any iCloud problems are due to your device or the service itself

A few quick ways to see if any iCloud problems are due to your device or the service itself

14 Mar 19

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How to free up memory (RAM) on a Mac

Is your Mac struggling? Here's how to clear the RAM on your Mac to speed things up.

Is your Mac struggling? Here's how to clear the RAM on your Mac to speed things up.

13 Mar 19

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How to fix AirDrop problems

Find out what might stop AirDrop working and how you can solve the problem

Find out what might stop AirDrop working and how you can solve the problem

05 Mar 19

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How to AirDrop on Mac, iPhone and iPad

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

04 Mar 19

 
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How to lock Notes on iPhone, iPad and Mac

If you store sensitive information in Notes you really ought to password protect it...

If you store sensitive information in Notes you really ought to password protect it...

01 Mar 19

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How to delete backups on Mac

Keep your hard drive free from clutter by removing old Time Machine backups

Keep your hard drive free from clutter by removing old Time Machine backups

15 Feb 19

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