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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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How to delete a user on your Mac and free up disk space

If your Mac has unused accounts that are taking up disk space, there’s a simple way to delete them. Here's how you remove those accounts in a few simple steps.
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How to speed up your Mac and get it back into shape

If your Mac has slowed down, don’t panic. There are plenty of ways you can speed it up again, and our handy guide will show you all the best ways to do so.
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The new Dell XPS 13 has an ace up its sleeve against the MacBook Air

The new Dell XPS 13 design looks excellent, but it's going up against the outstanding Apple MacBook Air M2. On paper, the Dell a competitive laptop.
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There’s a flash sale happening on M3 models of the MacBook Pro

Best Buy has a huge sale on the MacBook Pro M3 range with some great discounts on highly sought after models.
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Apple MacBook Pro M3 Max review: delivering the goods

The MacBook Pro is Apple's most important laptop, and with the upgrade to the M3 Max, it's even more powerful.
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What to do when your iPhone doesn’t show up in Finder (or iTunes)

Have an iPhone that isn't showing up in Finder (or iTunes)? Here's what you can do to fix it!
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5 reasons your MacBook keeps restarting and how to fix it

If your Apple MacBook keeps restarting, there could be a number of potential reasons. We'll explain what to do to fix each of them.
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How to use a blue light filter on your PC or Mac

Blue light from your PC's screen may disrupt your circadian rhythm. Here's how to use a blue light filter with built-in night modes on your PC or Mac .
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This one surprising laptop could actually challenge the MacBook Pro

The 14-inch MacBook Pro has lacked a serious rival for a while, but it may have just found one in the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14. Here’s why I’m excited about it.
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Here’s why I finally gave up on using Safari on my Mac

I used the Safari web browser on my Mac for years, until one day I finally gave it up. Here’s why I changed my browsing habits -- and what I’m using instead.
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How to password protect a folder in Windows and macOS

Everyone has private data on their PC, and one of the best ways to safeguard that is to password protect it. But do you know how to password protect a folder?
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As a recent Mac convert, here’s what has surprised me most

Transitioning from Windows and Android to all-Apple products has required some changes in my computing habits. But so far, those changes have been worth it.
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Why I finally gave up and embraced Apple’s walled garden

Switching from Windows and Android to all Apple has dramatically changed my computing. Here's a quick overview of why the investment has been worth it so far.

The 5 best laptops for photo editing and photographers

Looking to buy a good laptop for editing photos? We've gathered and reviewed our top picks for photographers in 2021.
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There will be good news for Mac fans this year after all

A fresh report claims Apple is working on a new Mac Pro and Mac Studio, but there are still plenty of reasons why 2024 could be a year to forget for Mac fans.
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Here’s why 2024 is going to be a slow year for the Mac

Between the Vision Pro launch and delayed chip upgrades, 2024 could be a quiet year for the Mac. Despite that, there are still a few reasons to be hopeful.
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Why I went with the MacBook Pro over the Mac Studio

After a meaningful analysis, I decided to go with a MacBook Pro 16 over a Mac Studio. It wasn't an easy decision, and here's why I made that choice.
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How to make a zip file on a Mac

If you download or upload a lot of data, it's helpful to know how to zip files, as it can save time. This guide shows you how to create zip files on macOS.
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These accessories will take your iMac to the next level

Your iMac deserves the best iMac accessories. We have a list of the top peripherals to get for iMacs both new and old, no matter what your budget is like.
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Mac Studio vs. iMac vs. Mac mini: don’t make a mistake

Learn how to pick between Apple's three desktop Macs, which are all based on Apple chipsets but are quite different in price, specs, and performance.
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Have the M3 MacBook Pros made the Mac Studio irrelevant?

The Apple Mac Studio and MacBook Pro can serve as your desktop PC, with roughly identical performance and prices. Which is better comes down to finer points.
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6 upcoming products that will make 2024 a huge year for Apple

Apple is set to launch a host of exciting products in 2024, from the Vision Pro to the iPhone 16 range. Here are the devices we’re most looking forward to.
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Apple could fix the MacBook lineup with this one change

Apple’s MacBook range is looking pretty tasty with the arrival of the M3 generation of chips, but there’s one model that is holding everything else back.
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The best laptops for music production, chosen by experts

Whether you want to use a MacBook or a Windows 10 laptop, these are the best laptops for music production you can buy.
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After decades of Windows loyalty, I’m switching to Mac

After decades of being a Windows devotee, I've decided to make a transition to all-Apple computing. It's a big step, and here are the reasons why.
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My hopes for a new iMac Pro have been dashed — for now

A new report has outlined Apple’s plans for 2024, but the iMac Pro isn’t mentioned at all. Does this mean the pro-level Mac is still a long way from release?
The keyboard and trackpad of the MacBook Air.

New MacBooks are coming, but they aren’t worth waiting for

The M3 MacBook Air is reportedly on the way, but you probably don't need to worry about waiting for it.
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Everyone who should (and shouldn’t) buy the M3 MacBook Pro

The M3 MacBook Pro is bewildering, but there's a reason for its existence that runs deep in Mac strategy and marketing.