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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

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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

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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

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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

 
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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

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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

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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 and speed up a Mac

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

 
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How to get WhatsApp on Mac

It turns out there are a couple of ways to access your WhatsApp messages from your iPhone, on your Mac

It turns out there are a couple of ways to access your WhatsApp messages from your iPhone, on your Mac

24 Apr 17

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How to move from PC to Mac

Moving from a PC to a Mac? From drivers and antivirus options to gaming and movies, our migration guide has everything you need to know

Moving from a PC to a Mac? From drivers and antivirus options to gaming and movies, our migration guide has everything you need to know

19 Apr 17

 
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Move photos from a Mac to an Android or Windows tablet

Here's how to make the Mac play nicely with rival products: transfer photos from Mac to Android & Windows tablets

Here's how to make the Mac play nicely with rival products: transfer photos from Mac to Android & Windows tablets

16 Mar 17

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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

10 Mar 17

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