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Best Mac tips, tricks and timesavers

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

08 Oct 18

How to update Mac software to macOS Mojave

How to update Mac software to macOS Mojave

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 Mojave

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 Mojave

24 Sep 18

How to get macOS Mojave beta versions

How to get macOS Mojave beta versions

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

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

14 Sep 18

macOS Mojave system requirements

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

How to recover data from damaged Mac or external drive

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

How to use Time Machine to back up a Mac

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

 
How to free space on a Mac

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

02 Jul 18

What will Apple call the next version of macOS?

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

How to clear Safari's cache and cookies on Mac

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

17 Apr 18

How to change or reset an Apple ID

How to change or reset an Apple ID

Want to change, reset or permanently delete an Apple ID? We show you how

Want to change, reset or permanently delete an Apple ID? We show you how

14 Mar 18

How to show hidden files on a Mac

How to show hidden files on a Mac

Trying to locate the hidden files - and the mysterious Library folder - in order to troubleshoot a problem on your Mac? Here's how

Trying to locate the hidden files - and the mysterious Library folder - in order to troubleshoot a problem on your Mac? Here's how

13 Feb 18

 
How to remove Mac viruses for free

How to remove Mac viruses for free

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

13 Feb 18

How to use FaceTime on a Mac

How to use FaceTime on a Mac

Here's how to make a FaceTime video call for free on your Mac, and what to do when FaceTime isn't working

Here's how to make a FaceTime video call for free on your Mac, and what to do when FaceTime isn't working

30 Jan 18

How to use System Preferences settings on a Mac

How to use System Preferences settings on a Mac

Learn how to control and adjust your Mac's settings in every version of macOS up to High Sierra, with our guide to System Preferences

Learn how to control and adjust your Mac's settings in every version of macOS up to High Sierra, with our guide to System Preferences

22 Jan 18

How to set up an out of office message in Mail on a Mac

How to set up an out of office message in Mail on a Mac

Going away for a few days? Let people know you when you'll be back by setting up an out of office reply in Mac Mail

Going away for a few days? Let people know you when you'll be back by setting up an out of office reply in Mac Mail

18 Dec 17

Which Mac do I have?

Which 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

20 Nov 17

 
How to use Siri on the Mac

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

30 Oct 17

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Où acheter un Mac ?

Où acheter un Mac ?