MacOS

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    Exploring the New Design of Big Sur

    The new design of Big Sur is extraordinary. Gone is the more familiar Apple macOS look and in is a sleek desktop that’s one foot in iOS and the other in the legacy that spans…

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    Manage Notifications in macOS Big Sur

    Notifications are one element of Big Sur that has probably seen the biggest change. Gone is the traditional Notification Centre, as appeared in Catalina and in its place, with the new iOS-like design, is the…

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  • Photo of Big Sur – Messages App Gets a Boost

    Big Sur – Messages App Gets a Boost

    Big Sur leans more toward iOS than any previous Mac operating system; combining the best of both worlds from the desktop and the mobile systems. Messages is one of the most overhauled apps that feature…

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    Apple Silicon is Here!

    Apple has lifted the lid on the first of its new generation of Mac processors. Let’s take a look at why they’re expected to take Macs to the next level, and whether now is the…

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  • Photo of How to Manage Your Widgets in Big Sur

    How to Manage Your Widgets in Big Sur

    Although widgets were introduced to macOS with the release of OS X Yosemite, they were limited in terms of the their design, functionality and customisation. However, Big Sur has launched a new style of Widgets…

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  • Photo of Big Sur – What’s New in Safari?

    Big Sur – What’s New in Safari?

    With the release of Big Sur, one of the biggest updates to grace our screens is that of Safari. With better performance, customisations, improved battery life support and enhanced privacy, this is undoubtedly the best…

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  • Photo of Introduction to macOS 11: Big Sur

    Introduction to macOS 11: Big Sur

    Unveiled in June 2020 at the Apple WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference), the Cupertino company’s latest operating system heralded the end of the version 10 line-up and introduced macOS 11: Big sur.

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    Apple One Arrives

    Back in September, Apple announced it was to bundle several of its subscriber services, making them available for a single set monthly price. Today, that service launches. Here’s everything you need to know about Apple…

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  • Photo of Recover Lost and Deleted Files on PC and Mac

    Recover Lost and Deleted Files on PC and Mac

    Anyone who has used a computer has likely been in a situation where they suddenly realise that a file they needed to keep has been deleted or lost on their computer. An easy way to…

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  • Photo of A Brief History of macOS

    A Brief History of macOS

    macOS has quite an illustrious history. Here’s a quick recap from OS X through to Big Sur, and how the operating system has evolved over time and with the ever-onward march of technology.

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  • Photo of How to Use Split-screen Mode on Mac

    How to Use Split-screen Mode on Mac

    In macOS you can open two applications in full-screen mode, viewing them both on a single display using a split screen. Just the thing for doing research in Safari while making notes in Pages; or…

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  • Photo of Creating Backups with Time Machine on Mac

    Creating Backups with Time Machine on Mac

    The Time Machine backup utility is a very important part of the MacOS operating system. It creates incremental backups of your files to a specified location, such as an external hard drive.

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  • Photo of Need a New Laptop? Everything You Need to Know

    Need a New Laptop? Everything You Need to Know

    Buying a suitable laptop can be a daunting task but if you take heed of our helpful laptop buying guide you should be able to make a well informed choice.

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    Improve Your WiFi Security

    Most routers from an ISP have a reasonable amount of protection enabled by default, however, as with most things of a technical nature, it’s possible to improve this further. Here are our top ten tips…

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  • Photo of SanDisk Extreme PRO Portable SSD – Review

    SanDisk Extreme PRO Portable SSD – Review

    The device that puts the ’solid’ into Solid State Drive! If you regularly carry around data, or need storage that can take the knocks, a ruggedised drive is for you.

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