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RIP Macintosh: 1984–2018

You may still love your Mac, but Apple doesn’t share your passion.

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How to get Apple's iOS 12 or macOS 'Mojave' betas

If you want to be on the cutting edge of Apple software this summer, you can sign up for the company's developer program, or wait until public betas of the OSes are released. Here's what to do and where to go.

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Apple says you can port iOS apps to the Mac next year

Apple has begun porting some of its simple apps to test out the porting approach now under development

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Apple patches Macs as it starts retirement clock for El Capitan

About one in eight Mac owners still runs OS X 10.11, which may only get one more update before gertting bumped off the support list.

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WWDC 2018 preview: What can we expect?

Apple’s annual developers conference is the most important event in the company calendar, and it begins June 4. Aside from iOS 12, what’s on tap?

What the Mac 32-bit app phase-out means to you

Apple has been pushing developers to move their software to 64-bit since last summer. Now it's warning end users about the upcoming change. Here's how to suss out which apps are affected.

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Macs now account for 10% of active personal computers

According to Net Applications, macOS accounted for 10% of the global PC user share in January and virtually the same level in February.

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Mingis on Tech: The rationale for buying an iMac Pro

When it comes to expensive Macs, you can't get much pricier than the iMac Pro, an all-in-one workstation that starts at $4,999. Just who needs that kind of horsepower? This week's guest, that's who.

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Mingis on Tech: Why buy a pricey iMac Pro?

When it comes to expensive Macs, you can't get much pricier than the iMac Pro, the all-in-one workstation that starts at $4,999. Does anyone really need that kind of horsepower? (Yes.)

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Microsoft shoots for AutoSave parity in Mac Office 365

Office for Mac 2016 gets an auto-save feature matching what Windows users have had since last August. AutoSave is available only to Office for Mac 2016 users who also subscribe to Office 365.

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Browser makers build bulwarks to stump Spectre attacks

Most major browser makers responded to concerns about the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities by updating their wares to try and fend off any web-based attacks.

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Mac sales jump highlights purchasing pattern change

Apple's CFO now sees 'great traction...in the enterprise market.' Analysts, however, say the rising sales are all about hardware updates.

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Apple putties Krack in macOS, iOS

The company patched both macOS and iOS against flaws in the WPA2 protocol that secures wireless networks. The macOS update alone patched a whopping 148 flaws, while the iOS update squashed 20 bugs.

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Facebook's Workplace takes aim at enterprise users with desktop chat app

The company has launched beta versions of macOS and Windows desktop apps for the business version of Messenger, adding screen-sharing capabilities.

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Apple upgrades Safari for older versions of macOS

Version 11 of the browser adds Intelligent Tracking Protection, a feature that has drawn the ire of the online advertising industry.

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5 top ways to run Windows on a Mac

With options ranging from Boot Camp to Parallels to VirtualBox and others, the big question is which one makes it easy to manage Windows-running Macs within your enterprise IT infrastructure.

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The 3 keys to getting value from custom-built apps

Whether a company is building for mobile users, the desktop or the web, custom apps can solve a lot of enterprise problems – if IT does all the right things in the right order.

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Trello adds desktop apps for Windows and Mac users

The browser-based project management tool now has a native desktop app with new features, including a navigation sidebar to simplify use.

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