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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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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

30 Jan 19

 
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How to turn off Find My iPhone

Turn off Find My iPhone if you are selling, have obtained a second-hand model, or don't want to be tracked

Turn off Find My iPhone if you are selling, have obtained a second-hand model, or don't want to be tracked

28 Jan 19

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How to change a Mac username

Give your Mac a new name so you can easily recognise it on a network

Give your Mac a new name so you can easily recognise it on a network

07 Jan 19

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How to recover deleted files on a Mac

Clicked 'delete' and instantly regretted it? Don't worry. Our tutorial explains how to recover deleted files, emails, notes and iTunes tracks on your Mac.

Clicked 'delete' and instantly regretted it? Don't worry. Our tutorial explains how to recover deleted files, emails, notes and iTunes tracks on your Mac.

05 Dec 18

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How to do a hashtag on Mac

Can't find the hashtag key on your Mac keyboard? That's because there isn't one! Here's the solution

Can't find the hashtag key on your Mac keyboard? That's because there isn't one! Here's the solution

29 Nov 18

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How to copy and paste on Mac

Move text, images and other objects from one document, app or even device to another, with our guide to copying and pasting on Mac

Move text, images and other objects from one document, app or even device to another, with our guide to copying and pasting on Mac

29 Nov 18

 
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How to back up a Mac

You know you should back up your Mac! Here are the five best data backup methods

You know you should back up your Mac! Here are the five best data backup methods

23 Oct 18

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iPhone hackers have had access to iOS 14 'since February'

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French Days 2020 : dates, sites participants & bons plans

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