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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

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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

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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

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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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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

 
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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

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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 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

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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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French Days 2020 : dates, sites participants & bons plans

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