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Windows 3.1: Twenty-five years later, it's still a Microsoft milestone

Microsoft launched Windows 3.1 on April 6, 1992. What made it so innovative 25 years ago? Let's take a stroll down memory lane in this slideshow.

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F-Secure buys Little Flocker to combat macOS ransomware

Endpoint security vendor F-Secure has acquired a behavior-based security application for macOS called Little Flocker that was developed by an independent researcher.

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iMac: Play World of Warcraft at 5K

Yes, you can play World of Warcraft at 5K resolution on the iMac. Here are my favorite settings to run WOW at 5K on my iMac.

Apple spills the beans about a new Mac Pro, iMac Pro and pro displays

A new and redesigned Mac Pro is on the way from Apple. The company also noted that an iMac Pro and Apple-branded pro displays are in the works.

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How to set up two-factor authentication for your Apple ID and iCloud account

Protect your data from the Turkish Crime Family demanding ransom from Apple—or from any hackers and creeps, for that matter. It's really quite easy to set up.

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Newly leaked documents show low-level CIA Mac and iPhone hacks

The U.S. CIA has had tools to infect Apple Mac computers by connecting malicious Thunderbolt Ethernet adapters to them since 2012, according to new documents purported to be from the agency and published by WikiLeaks.

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iPhone, Mac owners: How to stymie hackers extorting Apple, threatening to wipe devices

Hackers claiming to have hundreds of millions of iCloud credentials have threatened to wipe date from iPhones, iPads and Macs.

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Pwn2Own hacking contest ends with two virtual machine escapes

Two teams of researchers managed to win the biggest bounties at this year's Pwn2Own hacking contest by escaping from the VMware Workstation virtual machine and executing code on the host operating system.

macOS: Change where screenshots are saved

How to easily change the folder on your Mac where screenshots are stored, with a simple command in the Terminal app.

macOS: Disable transparency for better performance

If your Mac is too slow, here’s how you can disable transparency to speed it up and get better performance.

macOS: How to enable Night Shift

Apple has added its own version of Flux to macOS. Here’s how you can enable and configure Night Shift on your Mac to help you sleep better.

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Switching from Mac to PC: Choosing a laptop

Windows PCs offer many more choices than Macs do. We'll help you sort through the options.

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Apple forfeits teachers' pet rep as U.S. share sinks

Apple again lost ground last year in the U.S. K-12 market, as Google continued to make gains with its Chrome OS.

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Chrome for MacOS to block rogue ad injections and settings changes

Google has expanded its Safe Browsing service, allowing Google Chrome on macOS to better protect users from programs that locally inject ads into web pages or that change the browser's home page and search settings.

Apple: Mac users don't believe Tim Cook's hype about pro products

Pipeline Tim is at it again, talking up Apple's pro products. But his words ring hollow to many frustrated Mac users. Will Apple ever release updated desktop Macs? Will there ever be a new Mac Pro?

macOS: Change your login screen background image

Tired of looking at the same old background when you login on your Mac? Here’s how you can customize it with a new image.

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Update of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 beta with Night Shift now available to developers

Apple is stepping up its beta schedule, so it could mean that an official release is coming soon.

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Apple: Transgender bathrooms instead of new Macs?

Once again Apple is busy mouthing off about political issues instead of updating its aging and outdated Mac computers.

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Apple grabs icloud.net domain to solidify links to sync and storage service

Apple this week took control of the icloud.net domain, the last notable web address it did not govern that users could have linked with its online sync and storage service.

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New macOS ransomware spotted in the wild

A new file-encrypting ransomware program for macOS is being distributed through bittorrent websites and users who fall victim to it won't be able to recover their files, even if they pay.

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