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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

How to turn on Night Shift on Mac

How to turn on Night Shift on Mac

Night Shift is a colour-altering screen mode designed to help you get a good night's sleep. Here's how to use it on Mac

Night Shift is a colour-altering screen mode designed to help you get a good night's sleep. Here's how to use it on Mac

08 Aug 17

How to fix a Mac with a flashing question mark

How to fix a Mac with a flashing question mark

Few things strike as much fear into the hearts of Mac users as the dreaded flashing question mark. Here's how to save the day

Few things strike as much fear into the hearts of Mac users as the dreaded flashing question mark. Here's how to save the day

25 Jul 17

 
How to create an Apple ID

How to create an Apple ID

Need an Apple ID to use an iPhone, iPad or Mac, or one of Apple's online services? It's easy! Here's how to create an Apple ID

Need an Apple ID to use an iPhone, iPad or Mac, or one of Apple's online services? It's easy! Here's how to create an Apple ID

19 Jul 17

How to use VR on a Mac

How to use VR on a Mac

VR headsets are readily available to buy, but can you play VR games on a Mac? Well...

VR headsets are readily available to buy, but can you play VR games on a Mac? Well...

10 Jul 17

How to upgrade a Mac

How to upgrade a Mac

Want to upgrade the components in an older Mac and get it running like a dream? Our Mac upgrades megaguide shows you how

Want to upgrade the components in an older Mac and get it running like a dream? Our Mac upgrades megaguide shows you how

10 Jul 17

How to remove Mac ransomware

How to remove Mac ransomware

Worried about WannaCry or Petya? Don't get caught out by ransomware. Here's how to fight back and avoid such scams

Worried about WannaCry or Petya? Don't get caught out by ransomware. Here's how to fight back and avoid such scams

28 Jun 17

How to solar-charge a MacBook in the UK

How to solar-charge a MacBook in the UK

Is it feasible to use solar energy to charge your Mac if you live in the UK, and what are the best methods and kit to use?

Is it feasible to use solar energy to charge your Mac if you live in the UK, and what are the best methods and kit to use?

20 Jun 17

 
How to protect your privacy online on Mac

How to protect your privacy online on Mac

We offer simple but comprehensive advice on protecting your privacy online when using a Mac

We offer simple but comprehensive advice on protecting your privacy online when using a Mac

19 Jun 17

How to force quit on a Mac

How to force quit on a Mac

Here's how to close programs that aren't responding on a Mac, using the macOS equivalent of Ctrl-Alt-Delete.

Here's how to close programs that aren't responding on a Mac, using the macOS equivalent of Ctrl-Alt-Delete.

19 Jun 17

How to sell a Mac

How to sell a Mac

Step by step guide to selling your Mac and getting the best for it

Step by step guide to selling your Mac and getting the best for it

26 May 17

How to mine Bitcoin on Mac

How to mine Bitcoin on Mac

We show you how to create, or mine, Bitcoin on your Mac, and discuss whether you're likely to make a profit

We show you how to create, or mine, Bitcoin on your Mac, and discuss whether you're likely to make a profit

26 May 17

How to defrag a Mac (and why you don't need to)

How to defrag a Mac (and why you don't need to)

Defragging a Mac isn't as necessary as everyone thinks. We show how to defrag a Mac, but explain why you probably don't need to

Defragging a Mac isn't as necessary as everyone thinks. We show how to defrag a Mac, but explain why you probably don't need to

18 May 17

How to use iCloud

How to use iCloud

What is iCloud, and what does it do? We explain how to set up and use Apple's iCloud services

What is iCloud, and what does it do? We explain how to set up and use Apple's iCloud services

16 May 17

 
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