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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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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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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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The Week in Apple News: OS updates, AirPods for sale, Apple Support app, and more

Apple headlines for the week ending December 16, 2016.

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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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The Week in Mac Apps: Day Planner is more than your average calendar

This week’s roundup of new Mac Apps brings us a handy planning app, plus more Touch Bar-friendly picks for your new MacBook Pro.

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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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How to disable calendar invite spam on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Did an invitation to buy products appear repeatedly in your calendar in the last few days? You can fix it.

Apple deals gift cards to lure Black Friday shoppers

After a one-year absence, Apple today returned to Black Friday by offering gift cards worth up to $150 with the purchase of select company hardware.

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Scalpers try to cash in on MacBook Pro shortage

Profiteers are trying to cash in on shortages of Apple's new MacBook Pro notebook with sales on eBay.

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Hands on: 15-in. MacBook Pro delivers on speed and design – for a price

There's a lot to like in Apple's new MacBook Pro -- newer chips, faster SSD storage, and brighter, better display. But it's the Touch Bar that represents the biggest change.

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Apple’s Craig Federighi: ‘Every intent’ to support automation in macOS

Apple VP responds to concerns about the future of AppleScript and Automator in macOS.

Does Apple really want to kill Automator, AppleScript?

Shock termination of veteran Apple developer guru sends shockwaves across the Mac community

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Troubleshooting some nasty Safari malware

Jason Snell's sister ran into a persnickety pop-up asking her to call an 800 number. Instead she called family tech support!

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How to set up the Wiki Service in macOS Sierra Server: Create and edit a Wiki

The Wiki Service is a great collabroative tool for your company or school. This how-to shows what you need to do to make your Wiki active on your network.

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