How to recover deleted files and photos on a Mac

Losing a file in macOS can be a real pain, and doubly so when you’re the one who clicked delete. Fortunately it’s pretty easy to recover deleted files, particularly if you realise your mistake quickly. This guide will show you how to recover deleted items on a Mac. In this tutorial we’ll look at simple methods for getting back deleted documents, photos, music files and contacts. … Continue reading How to recover deleted files and photos on a Mac

iPad mini 5 (or iPad Pro mini) release date, price, features & specs

The iPad mini 5 is overdue. It’s been well over two years since the iPad mini 4 was unveiled in September 2015; that device is still one of the best 8in tablets around, but we can’t help but wonder what’s next for the range. Will the iPad mini 5 arrive in 2018, and if so, will it be a major overhaul, or a damp squib … Continue reading iPad mini 5 (or iPad Pro mini) release date, price, features & specs

Best Gaming Macs (and MacBooks) 2018: Buying Advice

It’s become something of a running joke among Windows users that Macs are rubbish for gaming. From a technical point of view this is nonsense, as Macs and PCs – and even gaming consoles such as the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 – all use very similar components. The Mac gaming scene, in fact, has really picked up since Macs started to use the same … Continue reading Best Gaming Macs (and MacBooks) 2018: Buying Advice

Safari 11 Tips and Tricks

Apples web browser, Safari, has been updated to Safari 11 with iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra with some pretty impressive updates that might go overlooked by casual users. We round up the best new features in this video. The biggest addition to Safari 11 is cross-site tracking prevention, which prevents sites and services from reading cookies collected from websites you visit. The result is … Continue reading Safari 11 Tips and Tricks

Managing Messages, Voice Assistants, APFS, and Quasi-Mesh – Mac Geek Gab 692

Messages are a huge part of our online life, and they don’t always work the way we expect or prefer. John and Dave start by answering some of those questions. Then it’s on to where you should – and shouldn’t – be using APFS. After that, the questions jump around a bit, including one about mesh vs. quasi-mesh. All this and more on Mac Geek … Continue reading Managing Messages, Voice Assistants, APFS, and Quasi-Mesh – Mac Geek Gab 692