The Mac operating system

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How to 'Auto Unlock' your Mac with Apple Watch

A new feature in Apple's macOS Sierra lets you use your Apple Watch to easily unlock your Mac computer. However, the 'Auto Lock' feature won't work unless a set of security and authentication safeguards is also enabled.

macOS Sierra: How to do a clean install

A clean install of macOS Sierra could give your Mac better performance and stability. Here’s how to do a clean install of macOS Sierra.

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macOS Sierra is now available

Apple latest version of its Mac operating system is on the App Store.

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macOS Sierra review: Mixing iOS with OS X to make a better Mac

With Sierra, Apple takes advantage of its entire ecosystem to the benefit the Mac.

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Which Macs can run macOS Sierra?

Check the compatibility list to see if you can install the latest Mac operating system.

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Apple Pay coming to 200,000-plus websites, not just in-store or in-app

Apple Pay on websites launched on Tuesday with the release of iOS 10 and will hit Mac desktops when macOS Sierra launches next week.

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Apple to spring macOS Sierra on Sept. 20

Apple will release Sierra, this year's edition of the Mac's operating system, on Sept. 20.

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Apple quashes 3 zero-days with emergency Mac update

Apple on Thursday issued an emergency security update for the Mac, patching the same trio of vulnerabilities the company already fixed on the iPhone.

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Apple could release new Macs in October

The MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and iMac updates we've been waiting for could be getting close, and Apple is reportedly planning new software features for the iPad Pro.

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Microsoft brings iOS JavaScript debugging to MacOS, Windows

The iOS Web Debugger for Visual Studio Code is the latest attempt by Microsoft to woo iOS developers

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Microsoft upgrades Mac Office to 64-bit for all customers

Microsoft on Monday released 64-bit versions of its Office 2016 applications for the Mac.

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macOS Sierra's beta cadence points to October launch

Apple's macOS Sierra has been on a slower tempo of preview releases than El Capitan in 2015, hinting that the upgrade will launch in October.

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Microsoft PowerShell goes open source and lands on Linux and Mac

Sysadmins, rejoice: PowerShell is coming to Linux. Microsoft announced Thursday that its automation and scripting system is breaking out of the confines of Windows and going open source.

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Will Apple release the iMac Pro in 2016?

Rumors indicate that a pro version of Apple’s iMac desktop computer could be released in 2016. If it happens many Mac gamers will rejoice at getting a truly more powerful iMac.

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66% off CrossOver, and Run Windows Apps On Your Mac - Deal Alert

It’s no secret that Windows, Mac, and Linux are the three major operating systems dominating the market today—and that their incompatibility often creates issues for users. For the inevitable moments when you need to use a Windows app...

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Mac gaming: Fun with the S.E.L.F.I.E. camera in World of Warcraft

Mac gamers can get a camera to take fun selfies of their characters in World of Warcraft. The S.E.L.F.I.E. camera can capture the antics of your characters as they travel around Azeroth.

Can the iPad Pro really replace your laptop?

Apple has promoted the iPad Pro as a PC replacement, but is it really a viable replacement for a laptop computer?

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Should Apple simply hide the handgun emoji?

Apple’s substitution of a squirt gun for the handgun emoji has the potential to cause serious communication problems for iOS and macOS users. Should it just hide the handgun emoji?

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