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Bookmark Your Favourite Websites In Your Mac's Menu Bar

If you’re the type of person who opens a million tabs in a single browser window, here’s a trick that might bring you some relief: You can reduce tab clutter in Safari (or Chrome or Firefox) by shifting some of your favourite websites to the menu bar in OS X. That means your favourite website will be a click away whether you’re in your browser or not.


How To Use The Chrome App Launcher On Windows Or Mac

A fan of the simple ‘start menu’ on show in Chrome OS? You can use it on Windows and Mac computers as well — and it offers more features than you might think. As well as launching your online apps, you can perform quick calculations and run web searches from this pop-up box as well.


Control The Volume On Your Mac Using The Trackpad

If you can’t hear the dialog in a particular movie or your ears are suddenly assaulted with blaring music, you need to be able to adjust your computer’s volume as quickly as possible — with a trackpad gesture, for example. With the aid of a third-party utility you can get this set up pretty easily, and we’ll show you how.


Get Apple TV's Screensavers On Any Windows PC Or Mac

If you’ve grabbed one of those shiny fourth-generation Apple TVs then no doubt you’ll be enjoying the looping video wallpapers that come with them — professionally shot clips of famous vistas that change with the time of day. For those without an Apple TV but with a desktop or laptop, there is a way to get the same wallpapers on your computer.


Hide The Menu Bar In OS X El Capitan For A True Full-Screen Experience

If you’re busy exploring everything that OS X El Capitan has to offer, one of the smaller new features that you might not have come across yet is the ability to automatically hide the menu bar from view — if you want a truly full-screen experience for your regular apps, it’s easy to toggle it on and off.


Faulty Security Certificates Are Screwing Up Some Mac App Store Updates

If your Mac’s app updates are acting a little weird, you’re not alone. A security management slip-up means that some software updates might actually require a delete and reinstall to work properly.


Parallels 11 Can Put Microsoft's Cortana On Your Mac

Parallels, the virtual machine go-to for Macs alongside Apple’s own Boot Camp, has another annual update, bringing Windows 10 to your Mac. However, this year Parallels adds one feature previously unknown to common Mac users — a virtual assistant.


Which Is More Vulnerable To Viruses And Hackers: Windows 10 or Mac OS X?

During the 2000s, Apple ran a hugely successful advertising campaign for its line of Macintosh desktop computers. The ads poked fun at some of the perceived bugbears of the Windows-based PCs of the era compared to the Mac.

One recurring theme of these ads was the greater vulnerability of Microsoft’s PCs to viruses.


Apple Has A New Version Of BootCamp, Actually Designed To Work With Windows 10

Briefly: Apple has a new version of BootCamp, actually designed to work with Windows 10. If you’re already running it, look for the update in your Windows partition; otherwise, the update should be available soon. You’ll need an Intel-powered Mac running OS X Yosemite to take advantage.


Windows 10, On A Mac

Tentatively wondering whether it’s worth setting up Windows 10 as an alternate boot option on your Mac? I’ve taken the plunge for you — here’s what I found.


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