Monthly Archives: October 2013

How to Do a Clean Install of OS X Mavericks?

This method works for almost all users — it keeps your data and existing programs intact and upgrades your machine to the latest OS. But sometimes, you might not want to do a regular OS upgrade. It’s possible to do a clean install of OS X Mavericks on your Mac — or on a new

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OS X Mavericks: 10 new features to watch out for

As well as new iPads, Apple is expected to release the latest update to its OS X operating system at its 22 October event in San Francisco. The Telegraph takes a look at some of its most exciting features.   1. iBooks iOS users have been using iBooks for years but now desktop users will

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Surface Pro 2: More Convincing as a Laptop than a Tablet

Microsoft has a mixed bag of results when making hardware, ranging from the ever-popular XBox to the never-popular Kin, which went on sale for less than two months. Second time around, however, we know better what to expect from Microsoft’s Surface Pro 2 tablet and what it delivers one year on is minor hardware tweaks

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The new features you need to know about in Windows 8.1

Microsoft’s update to its Windows operating system delivers a handful of new features. These tips and tricks will help you get started. Windows 8 received mixed reviews when it was released last October. Critics blasted Microsoft for its dramatically redesigned user interface and removing the famous Start button. Concerns were eased when the company promised

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10 of the best multi-platform password managers for iOS, Android and the desktop

Much as we love the Internet and the wondrous range of diverse, entertaining, informative and time-wasting services on offer, we find it hard to keep track of all the passwords that go along with all the mandatory site and app registrations. Really, it’s all getting a bit much. And simply using the same password for

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Chrome for iOS is storing the Google searches you make in incognito mode

Google Chrome for iOS is being affected by a strange bug that keeps Google searches made from the browser’s incognito mode on file. Update: The issue is actually already known to Google, as explained at the bottom of this post. Incognito mode usually keeps Web browsing history secret but search terms entered via Google.com are

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