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The Mac operating system

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Protecting your data, protecting yourself: A first installment

Suppose you're a dissident. How do you keep your data safe on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac, not to mention online? Glenn Fleishman explains, in the first of a series.

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The 'Late 2016' MacBook Pro isn't exciting, but still leads by example

Apple's latest MacBook Pros might not be as pedestrian as they seem.

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Nvidia’s GeForce Now: A solution for Mac gamers?

Nvidia's GeForce Now streaming service is coming to the Mac. Mac gamers will be able to play games with high-end Nvidia graphics cards via the cloud.

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Microsoft’s OS supremacy over Apple to end in 2017

Apple will jump ahead of Microsoft this year as shipments of devices powered by its operating systems are expected to outnumber those running Windows.

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Mac’s share falls to five-year low

Apple's Mac share of personal computers worldwide fell to a five-year low in last month.

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iBooks: Are the enhanced Game of Thrones books worth buying?

Apple now offers enhanced versions of the Game of Thrones books in the iBooks store, but are they worth buying?

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macOS: The best ad blocker for Safari?

Ad blocking can speed up your browsing experience and protect you from malware, but which ad blocker should you use in Safari for macOS?

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The 10 must-have utilities for macOS Sierra

For the least frustration and most efficiency on your Mac, install these handy extras.

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In memoriam: The discontinued Apple products of 2016

We fondly remember the products and technologies that Apple decided to end this past year.

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20 free OS X apps every Mac user should have

From useful utilities to handy archivers and transcoders, here are 20 free yet powerful OS X apps you can download today.

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Outlook vs. native apps in Windows, MacOS, iOS, and Android

Office 2016 has largely unified the Exchange experience on the desktop, but native apps still do better overall on mobile clients

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How Microsoft rebounded to outshine Apple

As more consumers grow disenchanted with Apple, Microsoft has taken the opportunity to cash in on the growing popularity of Surface devices.

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Mac desktops: Pipeline Tim becomes Roadmap Tim

Tim Cook says that new Mac desktops are on the way, according to Apple’s roadmap. But haven’t we heard this before from the CEO of Apple?

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Apple's macOS file encryption easily bypassed without the latest fixes

Without the macOS update released this week, Apple's disk encryption can be easily bypassed by connecting a specially crafted device to a locked Macbook.

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Apple answers MacBook Pro battery gripes -- by yanking time-remaining estimate

Apple responded to complaints about too-short battery life in its new MacBook Pro by removing the time-remaining estimate from macOS.

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Microsoft brands new MacBook Pro 'disappointment,' touts boost in trade-ins for Surface

Microsoft today boasted that more customers than ever before traded in an Apple laptop for one of its own Surface-branded devices.

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macOS: uBlock Origin comes to Safari

One of the most popular ad blockers is now available for Apple’s Safari browser on the Mac.

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Macbook Pro vs Surface Book i7

The latest versions of the Surface Book and Macbook Pro both offer top-notch performance at the same price, but which device offers better features and more value?

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