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What Mac do I have?

Here's how to tell how old a Mac is, its model number and what type of MacBook or Mac you have

Here's how to tell how old a Mac is, its model number and what type of MacBook or Mac you have

18 Jun 19

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The best iMac and Mac mini deals of June 2019

Hoping to save money on an iMac? Here's our pick of the best iMac and Mac mini deals available

Hoping to save money on an iMac? Here's our pick of the best iMac and Mac mini deals available

18 Jun 19

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The best MacBook Air deals of June 2019

Discover where to buy the new MacBook Air and how to get older models at the best price

Discover where to buy the new MacBook Air and how to get older models at the best price

18 Jun 19

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New MacBook 2019 release date, price & specs rumours

We round up all the rumours about the new 12in MacBook for 2019, including design, tech specs, new features and pricing

We round up all the rumours about the new 12in MacBook for 2019, including design, tech specs, new features and pricing

17 Jun 19

 
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Best Lightning cables for iPhone or iPad 2019

If you knacker your white Apple Lightning cable you can buy another, or plump for one of our picks of the best alternatives

If you knacker your white Apple Lightning cable you can buy another, or plump for one of our picks of the best alternatives

14 Jun 19

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Mac Fusion Drive vs SSD vs Hard Drive

Wondering whether to upgrade to a Fusion Drive when buying a new Mac? We explain what a Fusion Drive is and why you might want one

Wondering whether to upgrade to a Fusion Drive when buying a new Mac? We explain what a Fusion Drive is and why you might want one

14 Jun 19

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Mac OS X & macOS version code-names

Here's a brief history on Mac OS X and macOS code names, from Kodiak to High Sierra.

Here's a brief history on Mac OS X and macOS code names, from Kodiak to High Sierra.

14 Jun 19

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How to fix Wi-Fi on Mac

Can't get online because your Mac won't connect to Wi-Fi? Here's how to fix networking issues on your Mac when Wi-Fi isn't working

Can't get online because your Mac won't connect to Wi-Fi? Here's how to fix networking issues on your Mac when Wi-Fi isn't working

12 Jun 19

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How to use a second screen with a Mac

It's possible to connect a second (or third) display to your Mac, but finding the right adapter can be tricky. Here's our advice

It's possible to connect a second (or third) display to your Mac, but finding the right adapter can be tricky. Here's our advice

11 Jun 19

 
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Best MacBook Pro cases, covers and bags 2019

Whatever your style, you'll want to protect your precious MacBook Pro with one of these great cases, sleeves and bags

Whatever your style, you'll want to protect your precious MacBook Pro with one of these great cases, sleeves and bags

11 Jun 19

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Apple Pro Display XDR release date, price & specs

Apple has unveiled a stunning, eye-wateringly powerful new display alongside the Mac Pro. Here's what you need to know

Apple has unveiled a stunning, eye-wateringly powerful new display alongside the Mac Pro. Here's what you need to know

10 Jun 19

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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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Mac Pro 2019 First Look

Apple's revealed the new Mac Pro for 2019. Here are our first thoughts

Apple's revealed the new Mac Pro for 2019. Here are our first thoughts

04 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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WWDC 2019 news & product announcements

At WWDC 2019, one of the biggest events in Apple's calendar, the company announced five major OS updates and premium Mac hardware

At WWDC 2019, one of the biggest events in Apple's calendar, the company announced five major OS updates and premium Mac hardware

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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macOS Catalina Preview: First look at the new Mac update

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Les meilleurs antivirus pour Mac (2019)

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