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Best Buy has a refurbished MacBook for $580, and it’s a good buy

This refurbished MacBook deal from Best Buy is incredible and you have to see it to believe it.

How to use iMessage on Windows

Apple's iMessage chat app might be an Apple exclusive, but that doesn't mean you can't use it on Windows. Here's how to do it.
The Spotify Desktop Miniplayer.

Spotify’s new Desktop Miniplayer is a godsend for multitaskers

Spotify has finally listened to the droves of users asking for a smaller, resizable miniplayer for its music and video streaming desktop app.
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UPS worker accused of nabbing $1.3M worth of iPhones and other Apple gear

A former UPS employee has been accused of stealing Apple gear worth more than $1 million from the shipping company’s warehouse before selling it on.
Man using a 24-inch M1 iMac.

How to check your Mac’s CPU and GPU temperatures

Here's how to monitor your Mac CPU and GPU temperature to help diagnose problems with solutions for both Intel-based and Apple Silicon Macs and MacBooks.
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Which color MacBook should you buy? Here’s how to pick

The MacBook Air and MacBook Pro both come in an array of colors, but which is right for you? Our guide analyzes the colors on offer to find the answer.
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Why you should buy a MacBook Air instead of a MacBook Pro

It's time to be honest with yourself: you're probably better off buying the MacBook Air.
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Apple MacBook Air (M3) review: don’t overlook it

With the inclusion of the M3, the MacBook Air remains one of the best laptops you can buy for the price.
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The MacBook Air 15 vs. MacBook Pro 14: the easy way to decide

Now that both models have the M3 chip, it's never been harder to choose between the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro.
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I needed to buy a new MacBook. Here’s why I bought a power bank instead

My MacBook Pro's battery is dying, but this 65W power bank is helping me from shelling out $250 to Apple.
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How to connect two displays to a MacBook Air

You can connect multiple displays to your Apple Silicon MacBook Air for a more productive workspace, regardless of which model you have. Here’s how it’s done.
The MacBook Air on a white table.

Apple quietly backtracks on the MacBook Air’s biggest issue

The new MacBook Air M3 has two NAND chips for the SSD storage, meaning it is faster than the previous models with M3 chip.
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Spinning wheel? How to stop your Mac from freezing

It’s annoying if your Mac keeps freezing, but it’s possible to fix. We give you all the details in this guide to fixing problems if your Mac is frozen.
Baldur's Gate 3 being played on the M3 MacBook Air.

Why gaming on the M3 MacBook Air has left me impressed

The M3 MacBook Air's biggest upgrade is its graphics, so I tried out a few games to see how it performed.
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RIP to Apple’s most important MacBook

The M1 MacBook Air has been removed from the lineup, but let's look back at the laptop's important legacy.
An OLED HDR demo running on the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14.

Why this gaming laptop is the MacBook Pro’s biggest competition

There's no laptop quite like the 14-inch MacBook Pro right now. But this gaming laptop gets surprisingly close.
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The 6 best ways Macs work with your other Apple devices

Apple’s ecosystem enables some great ways of working across multiple devices. Here are six of the best, from the Universal Control to fast document signing.
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How to check your Mac for viruses and malware

Mac systems are considered among the safest systems, but there's no guarantee they won't get infected. Here’s how to check your Mac for viruses and malware.
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How to resize an image on Mac, Windows, and a Chromebook

Whether you need to scale an image up or down, or change the aspect ratio, our guide covers how to resize images for Windows, macOS, and ChromeOS.
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How to get Spotify on a MacBook, Mac Mini, or iMac

Listen to your favorite songs, create a new playlist, or look for some new tunes. Here’s how to get Spotify on a MacBook to enjoy music while you work.
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How to change your Mac’s screen resolution in macOS Ventura

How do you change your Mac’s screen resolution? It depends on whether you have an external monitor connected, but our guide makes it super clear and easy to do.
Apple's 15-inch MacBook Air placed on a desk with its lid closed.

Whatever you do, don’t buy a MacBook Air right now

Apple’s M2 MacBook Air is about to be replaced, so if you’re thinking of getting a new Apple laptop, you should wait just a few weeks to avoid disappointment.
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How to find and copy a file path on Mac

Do you need to find or copy the full path of a file or folder? With these different ways to get the file path on Mac, use whichever works best for you.
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How to record your screen on Mac, Windows, and Chromebook

Need to record your computer screen for a project or to share gaming fun with friends? Here's how to do it on different platforms via various apps and tools.
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5 laptops you should buy instead of the MacBook Pro

There's no laptop quite like the MacBook Pro right now, but here are 5 alternatives that come very close.
The WD Easystore 14TB External USB 3.0 hard drive on a desk next to a monitor and near a plant.

How to share an external hard drive between Mac and Windows

Want to use one external hard drive with both a Mac and Windows computer? We’ll teach you how to properly partition your HDD for each OS type.
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The best Mac apps for 2024: top software for your Mac

Wondering what to install on your Mac? Look no further than our list of the best Mac apps, including everything from excellent productivity tools to security.
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I never knew I needed this mini Mac app, but now I can’t live without it

Quick Tab is a brilliant little app that greatly improves app switching in macOS. It’s simple, easy to use, and is a genius solution to a finicky Mac problem.
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How to play Fortnite on a Mac: all methods, explained

Want to play Fortnite on your Mac? Despite some hurdles, it can be done. Here are the best ways to get your favorite game running smoothly on your Mac.
Halo running on a MacBook Pro.

The MacBook Pro is a good enough gaming laptop for me

The MacBook Pro will never be a proper gaming laptop, but as a dabbler, I was surprised by how good it is.
This MacBook has no bezels, thanks to Luke Miani's screen removal and Vision Pro replacement.

A YouTuber created a truly bezel-less MacBook

Are your MacBook bezels driving you mad? Never fear, there's an extravagant and silly way to upgrade to a bezel-free MacBook for just $3,500.
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How to erase and restore your Mac to factory settings

Resetting your Mac to factory settings is essential if you plan on selling it and can also help fix stubborn problems that seem to have no other solution.
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How to back up your Mac and keep your files safely stored

It’s important to back up your Mac to ensure your files are protected from disaster. Here are the best ways to do it and keep everything safe and sound.
The keyboard and trackpad of the MacBook Pro.

How to choose between a MacBook and a Windows laptop

The MacBooks versus Windows laptops debate has been raging for decades, but never has it been this intense or important.