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Why can't I update my Mac? Fixes if macOS installation fails

If your Mac won't update try these fixes, including what to do when the Big Sur update is stuck or an error occurs when installing

If your Mac won't update try these fixes, including what to do when the Big Sur update is stuck or an error occurs when installing

16 Feb 21

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How to fix a Mac or MacBook that won't turn on

What to do if your MacBook isn't turning on - including how to force a Mac to start & what to do if it won't start after an update

What to do if your MacBook isn't turning on - including how to force a Mac to start & what to do if it won't start after an update

15 Feb 21

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How does Apple trade-in work?

Apple's trade-in program gives you money off new Apple devices by trading in your old ones. Find out how much money you can save

Apple's trade-in program gives you money off new Apple devices by trading in your old ones. Find out how much money you can save

12 Feb 21

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Best Mac for gaming

Are Macs good for gaming? In the past the answer would've been no, but that's changed: you can play games on a Mac, but which Mac?

Are Macs good for gaming? In the past the answer would've been no, but that's changed: you can play games on a Mac, but which Mac?

11 Feb 21

 
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Apple offers full refund over early return of developer Macs

Apple was criticised for its treatment of developers, after demanding early return of A12Z Mac minis rented out this summer

Apple was criticised for its treatment of developers, after demanding early return of A12Z Mac minis rented out this summer

08 Feb 21

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Best Mac for programming and developers

Looking for a Mac or MacBook for coding? Here's why you need a Mac for iOS development and the minimum Mac you need for programming

Looking for a Mac or MacBook for coding? Here's why you need a Mac for iOS development and the minimum Mac you need for programming

08 Feb 21

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macOS Big Sur 'vulnerable to Sudo bug'

A serious vulnerability in the command line tool Sudo also affects Macs - including Big Sur

A serious vulnerability in the command line tool Sudo also affects Macs - including Big Sur

05 Feb 21

 
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How secure is a Mac? Best Mac security settings

Macs are safer than PCs, but how much more secure are Macs, and what should you do to protect yourself? We run through the options

Macs are safer than PCs, but how much more secure are Macs, and what should you do to protect yourself? We run through the options

05 Feb 21

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Apple asks developers to return Mac mini with A12Z chip early

Developers who were loaned a special Mac mini with A12Z chip before the arrival of the M1 Macs have to send them back to Apple now

Developers who were loaned a special Mac mini with A12Z chip before the arrival of the M1 Macs have to send them back to Apple now

05 Feb 21

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How to reset NVRAM on an M1 or Intel Mac

Resetting NVRAM can help when something is messing with a Mac, but on Macs with M1 Chip the process is different

Resetting NVRAM can help when something is messing with a Mac, but on Macs with M1 Chip the process is different

04 Feb 21

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How to reset the SMC on an M1 or Intel Mac

Here's how to reset your Mac's SMC, which controls power and thermal management that could be causing performance problems

Here's how to reset your Mac's SMC, which controls power and thermal management that could be causing performance problems

04 Feb 21

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Best Beats headphones 2021

With many pairs to choose from, we review and rank Beats headphones

With many pairs to choose from, we review and rank Beats headphones

02 Feb 21

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Users report sync issues with iPhones and M1 Macs

Users of Apple's new M1 Macs who've synced their iPhone via the Finder have found their apps crash or stop working

Users of Apple's new M1 Macs who've synced their iPhone via the Finder have found their apps crash or stop working

02 Feb 21

 
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How to clean install macOS Big Sur, Catalina or older

Speed up your Mac and rid it of problems by reformatting it before doing a clean install of macOS Big Sur or another version

Speed up your Mac and rid it of problems by reformatting it before doing a clean install of macOS Big Sur or another version

02 Feb 21

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