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24 hidden settings that can maximize your Mac

This collection of lesser-known macOS settings will let you customize and enhance your computing experience on any Mac desktop or laptop.

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Messages in iCloud: Everything you need to know

Messages in iCloud is a great upgrade to Apple's messaging platform, working across both iOS and macOS devices. AppleInsider takes a deep dive on what Messages in iCloud can do, how it works, and where it has limitations.

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1Password rolls out its biggest Mac update in years

AgileBits has finally released 1Password 7 for Mac, and it's the password manager's first major upgrade for the platform in years. The developer has made sure i...

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Tech 101: Preparing a Mac For a New Owner

There comes a time in the life of just about every Mac where its usefulness has become limited or it will be too expensive to repair or update, so you decide

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Video: Apple's iMac Pro vs 2013 Mac Pro - photo editing comparison (Part 2)

In the second part of our series, we put Apple's $5,000 iMac Pro to the test against one of the most popular configurations of the Mac Pro to see how much of a performance difference you can expect when editing photos. We'll also explore the upg

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10 Mac Features You Probably Don’t Use But Should

Over the course of a few OS updates, it's easy for some very useful system features to be forgotten. That's why we're going to take a look at 10 features.

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Cardhop will make you love contacts on the Mac. Dammit.

Cardhop isn't a contacts app, it's a connection launcher with powerful search and actions that'll fundamentally change how you interact with people on your Mac.

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Tech 101: How to Troubleshoot a Slow Mac

New Macs are a joy to work with, since everything seems so speedy! Give that new computer a year or two and you'll most likely experience the opposite of joy as

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Early Macintosh Emulator Now Available at Internet Archive

MacOS System 6 (Version 6.0.8) If you're looking for an Apple-themed trip back in time, the Internet Archive is the place to go. After hitting surpassing 500

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The new MacBook Pro looks and feels so good it's unreal

The new MacBook Pro is here — literally available for preorder today — and I’ve just tried it. The best thing I can say about is simple: everything about it looks and feels so good I almost didn’t...

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Create a Bootable macOS Sierra Install Drive with DiskMaker X

Apple has made macOS installations (and those for Mac OS X before it) as simple as hitting a download link, but what if you'd like to have a bootable disk drive

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How To Get Ready For macOS Sierra

This post is designed to make sure that you and your Mac are both prepared for the upgrade so that it goes as smoothly as possible.

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The OS X Utilities Every Mac User Should Know

Whether you’re new to the platform or a seasoned veteran, there are some utility apps hidden away on your Mac that you should know about. These apps are all found in the Utilities folder that’s inside the Applications folder.

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Tech Tip: Finding and Changing Your MAC Address in OS X

Every network card in your Mac, whether it's for Ethernet, Wi-Fi, or even Thunderbolt, has been assigned a unique identifier called a Media Access Control or

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Two-Factor Authentication for Apple ID

Enabling two-factor authentication for your Apple ID is probably the most effective way to keep your Apple products secure.

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How to Control Another Mac on a Network with Screen Sharing

One of the more useful things you can do as a Mac expert is to help others in your company or home who need assistance. There are a lot of third-party apps and

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All the New Features Coming to Your Mac Desktop This Fall! | WIRED

Apple reaches a new pinnacle of user experience in its latest mountain-named desktop operating system.

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How to Play Windows Games On Your Mac

The Mac is a great platform to play games on, with more and more titles available for OS X all the time. However, there are still some notable titles absent

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Tech Tip: Creating Reminders Based on Location | Other World Computing Blog

Apple's Reminders app is probably one of the most underused apps on both iOS and Mac OS X. Many people place meeting or personal reminders into Calendars,

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Quick Tip: Eight Ways to Force Eject a Disc from Your Mac | Other World Computing Blog

While Apple has slowly phased out optical drives from it’s Mac lineup over the years, you might still have a MacBook or desktop Mac with a disc drive. You m

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How to Set Up Steam for Gaming on Your Mac | Other World Computing Blog

While Mac gamers today might take Steam and the amount of available games for granted, it was not always so accessible. Prior to 2010, Steam did not exist for

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Are Your Tunes Safe? Apple and the Curious Case of the Missing Music | Other World Computing Blog

Over the past few weeks, there’s been a lot of buzz about Apple Music allegedly and mysteriously removing tunes from the iTunes libraries of a small number of people. The Internet being what it is, this got blown up into “Apple Music is deleting iTunes libraries” and unnecessarily concerned a lot of people.

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Yes, You Can Use One Drive for Time Machine and File Storage | Other World Computing Blog

We’ll take a look at how one drive can be used for both Time Machine backups and for storing your files.

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This accessory fixes one of the MacBook’s biggest issues - Business Insider

Apple's 12-inch MacBook ditched the company's fan-favorite MagSafe adapter, but the Griffin BreakSafe aims to fill the void, and it's available now.

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Friday Five: Apple Webpages You Should Bookmark Right Now | Other World Computing Blog

Each week, the Friday Five takes a quick look at a Mac OS X or iOS app or tech topic to point out five things you may have overlooked before.

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Wi-Fi setup tips and tricks: NetSpot helps you find dead zones | BGR

So you've just set up your home Wi-Fi network but for some reason you're having trouble getting your PC to connect to the network. It could very well be that you've set up your computer in a Wi-Fi "dead spot" that makes connecting to the web ver

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10 essential Mac utilities | Macworld

Whenever Kirk McElhearn sets up a new Mac, these are the apps he installs first.

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11 Facts About The Fascinating Life Of 'Always Sunny's Rob McElhenney

Highlights from the fascinating Marc Maron interview with 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' creator Rob McElhenney.

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Plugging a 1986 Mac Plus into the modern Web

Reviving an old computer is like restoring a classic car: There’s a thrill from bringing the ancient into the modern world. So it was with my first “real” computer, my Mac Plus, when I decided to bring it forward three decades and introduce it to the modern Web.

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Office 2016 For Mac Preview Now Available, No Office 365 Subscription Required

Microsoft already told us Office 2016 for Mac was coming, but the public preview is out now as a free download, without any Office 365 subscription required...

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OS X Yosemite update tackles 'surprise' Mac security flaws

You know those unpatched Mac security exploits that Google revealed a few days ago? You probably won't have to worry about them any more. Apple has relea

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Apple’s next major Mac revealed: the radically new 12-inch MacBook Air | 9to5Mac

Apple is preparing an all-new MacBook Air for 2015 with a radically new design that jettisons standards such as full-sized USB ports, MagSafe connectors, and SD card slots in favor of a markedly th...

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Anonymous Apple Store employee shares tricks for getting the best service possible

What does it take to get the best possible customer service when you go to the Apple Store? One anonymous Apple Store employee has taken to Reddit to offer its Apple fan community tips and tricks to make sure your time spent in the Apple Store is as enjoy

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Craig Federighi: Apple Has No Plans To Build A Touchscreen Mac - Business Insider

"We don't think it's the right interface. Mac is sort of a sit down experience."

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10 Things You Didn't Know That Your Mac Could Do!

That MacBook on your desk might be even more powerful than you think.

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10 hidden Mac features you didn't know existed until now

Our computers are packed to the brim with features we never use, but some of them might be more useful than you think. Business Insider has put together a list of ten Mac features that aren't expli...