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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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Update: How to get the macOS ‘High Sierra’ GM

Apple's free desktop preview let Mac owners try out High Sierra this summer as a public beta. The golden master is now available.

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Here's the Apple macOS High Sierra release date

...and the list of which desktops and laptops can run the updated OS, which has been in public beta since mid-summer.

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MobileIron adds Apple security along with support for iOS 11

As macOS becomes more popular at work, MobileIron has joined a chorus of EMM vendors focused on the platform as part of their unified endpoint management software offerings.

Microsoft tells some Mac Office users to pass on Apple's High Sierra

Microsoft warns Office for Mac 2011 users not to upgrade to Apple's macOS High Sierra when the new operating system launches in September.

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iCloud security: How (and why) to enable two-factor authentication

Apple’s iCloud is used for everything from storage to syncing to verifying purchases from the App Store and iTunes. That’s why you should keep it as secure as possible. Here’s how.

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How Apple iCloud works (and what to do when it doesn’t)

Apple’s cloud-based storage, backup and syncing service is the glue that connects iOS and macOS and makes everything work seamlessly. For those times when problems arise, we have the answers on how to fix things.

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Apple's macOS Sierra update hints successor is on schedule

The current pace of releases indicates macOS High Sierra will likely arrive the third week in September.

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The paranoid Mac traveler’s 10-point data protection checklist

Getting stopped at the border while traveling and having authorities go through your iPhone, tablet or laptop is no longer the stuff of spy novels. Here's how to safeguard your data.

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Apple's iOS 11 adds macOS-like features for better productivity

iOS 11 brings new features, UI polish and refinements to Apple’s mobile OS. When it's released this fall, productivity should go up -- especially for iPad users in the office.

How IT should prep for Apple's public OS betas

With the arrival of Apple's public betas of iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra, users will be downloading unfinished software to their computers and iDevices. Is your IT shop ready for the aftermath?

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Apple’s Xcode 9 beta previews blockbuster improvements

A new editor, a new build system, new Swift language capabilities, and wireless debugging are just the start

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