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15 Mac hacks everyone should be using

15 Mac hacks everyone should be using

Macs have long been praised for their ability to perform actions outside the remit of Windows computers. Even so, many users still aren't aware of every trick that can be performed on a Mac or every hidden feature that can be accessed.

Whether you have an iMac, a Macbook Pro or a Macbook Air, save time and widen your Mac skills with these simple shortcuts and hacks...

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Introducing new and improved CCleaner update settings!

Introducing new and improved CCleaner update settings!

We’re always listening to user feedback so we can make CCleaner even better. One of the things you told us you’d like is a more granular level of control over when CCleaner is updated and when it notifies you. You also wanted a bit more explanation around what each update means. So here’s v5.50, which offers just that! To make your updates settings easier to find, version 5.50...

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SSD vs HDD: Which should you buy?

SSD vs HDD: Which should you buy?

So you’re on the lookout for a new laptop or PC, but you’re not sure which one best fits your requirements. With so many different specs on the market - from a machine’s processor, graphics and RAM as well as its storage to choose from - choosing what to buy can be tricky. Let’s start by explaining the differences between each of these types of storage and a little about their pros and cons...

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Software updates… why they're worth the hassle

Software updates… why they're worth the hassle

We know the feeling. They seem to take ages and just as you think you’re up to date, some more come along. Staying up to date in a constantly evolving digital world can sometimes feel like a drag.

Although it can be really tempting to skip software updates, they really are very important. Software developers (like us) don’t release updates to be annoying, we release them because we want our software to perform the best it can for our users.

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