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How to update macOS on Mac

Complete guide to updating the operating system software on a Mac, including what you need to do to prepare your Mac and how to install macOS Catalina

Complete guide to updating the operating system software on a Mac, including what you need to do to prepare your Mac and how to install macOS Catalina

09 Sep 19

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How to get macOS Catalina beta

How to try out the next version of macOS - Catalina - before the general public

How to try out the next version of macOS - Catalina - before the general public

17 Jul 19

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How to Reset Apple ID

All Apple products demand an Apple ID, but that doesn't mean you're stuck with the same one for life

All Apple products demand an Apple ID, but that doesn't mean you're stuck with the same one for life

15 Jul 19

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How to clear Safari's cache and cookies on Mac

For peace of mind and a better Mac browsing experience you can clear your Safari cookies and cache. Here's how:

For peace of mind and a better Mac browsing experience you can clear your Safari cookies and cache. Here's how:

02 Jul 19

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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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What to do if Safari keeps crashing

How to fix Safari crashes on Mac and iOS, find out what's causing Safari to close

How to fix Safari crashes on Mac and iOS, find out what's causing Safari to close

12 Jun 19

 
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Best Mac tips, tricks and timesavers

Your Mac can do hundreds of clever things. Here are some of our favourite macOS shortcuts, hidden features, tips and tricks

Your Mac can do hundreds of clever things. Here are some of our favourite macOS shortcuts, hidden features, tips and tricks

11 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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How to free space on a Mac

We outline simple ways to free up hard drive space on a Mac instead of buying an external hard drive

We outline simple ways to free up hard drive space on a Mac instead of buying an external hard drive

21 May 19

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How to remove a virus from a Mac

Mac malware is rare, but it does exist. Here's how to remove Mac viruses, and how to avoid getting infected in the first place

Mac malware is rare, but it does exist. Here's how to remove Mac viruses, and how to avoid getting infected in the first place

02 Apr 19

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How to Show Hidden Files on Mac

Apple hides away certain files from user eyes, but sometimes you need to gain access to fix a problem. Here's how

Apple hides away certain files from user eyes, but sometimes you need to gain access to fix a problem. Here's how

28 Mar 19

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How to use Siri on the Mac

How to use Siri on the Mac, including how to trigger Siri by saying Hey Siri and more tricks

How to use Siri on the Mac, including how to trigger Siri by saying Hey Siri and more tricks

06 Mar 19

 
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How to install macOS on a PC

Apple may not want you to install macOS on a PC, but it can be done. Here's our guide to building a Hackintosh

Apple may not want you to install macOS on a PC, but it can be done. Here's our guide to building a Hackintosh

12 Feb 19

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Best free Mac apps

We explore the coolest and most useful free software gems for your Mac

We explore the coolest and most useful free software gems for your Mac

21 Jan 19

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macOS Mojave system requirements

Will macOS Mojave run on your Mac? Here are the system requirements

Will macOS Mojave run on your Mac? Here are the system requirements

11 Sep 18

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How to recover data from damaged Mac or external drive

Sometimes we forget to create a backup, but all is not lost if our hard drive or SSD has crashed. Here's our guide to recovery.

Sometimes we forget to create a backup, but all is not lost if our hard drive or SSD has crashed. Here's our guide to recovery.

29 Jul 18

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How to use Time Machine to back up a Mac

Don't risk losing everything on your Mac! It's easy to back up using Apple's Time Machine. Here's how

Don't risk losing everything on your Mac! It's easy to back up using Apple's Time Machine. Here's how

17 Jul 18

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What will Apple call the next version of macOS?

What will Apple call the follow-up to macOS High Sierra? Here are 14 Californian places that would make fine names for macOS 10.14

What will Apple call the follow-up to macOS High Sierra? Here are 14 Californian places that would make fine names for macOS 10.14

04 Jun 18

 
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Pantone has invented 294 new colours

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iOS 13 release date, time & new features

iOS 13 release date, time & new features

Google Pixel 4 : date de sortie, prix et autres rumeurs

Google Pixel 4 : date de sortie, prix et autres rumeurs