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How to turn off website tracking in Safari for macOS High Sierra

Safarii 11 uses Intelligent Tracking Prevention to stop websites from doing cross-site tracking of your web activities.

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It's official: Safari 11 is the fastest web browser for the Mac

Benchmarks back up Apple’s claim that Safari 11 is the world’s fastest browser.

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Update: How to get the macOS ‘High Sierra’ public beta

Apple has released the second public beta of macOS High Sierra, the desktop OS due out this fall. Here's how to get it.

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How to use Reader mode in Safari for macOS High Sierra

Want to visit websites without annoying ads, videos, and other distractions? Safari's Reader mode is the way to go.

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How to stop autoplay videos in Safari for macOS High Sierra

In macOS High Sierra, you can easily disable autoplay video and surf the web in relative peace. Here's how it's done.

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How to create a bootable macOS High Sierra installer drive

Put the macOS High Sierra on an external USB thumb drive or hard drive and use it to install the operating system on a Mac.

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How to create a bootable macOS Sierra installer drive

Instructions for making an external drive that you can use to install macOS Sierra.

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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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macOS High Sierra Public Beta is now available: Here’s how to install it on your Mac

Interested in trying out Apple's next Mac operating system? You're in luck, because Apple has just released the macOS High Sierra Public Beta.

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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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MacBook 2017 review: The bang for your buck gets better

Kaby Lake processors provide Apple’s lightweight laptop a much-needed speed boost.

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Hackintosh: Should you build one?

Consider the pros and cons before you embark on the journey of building your own Mac.

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Hackintosh: Build a DIY Mac for gaming

Rob Griffiths decides to replace his nine-year-old Hackintosh (dubbed Frankenmac) with a new DIY Mac.

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Hackintosh: Build a DIY Mac mini

You can build your own Mac, if you’re willing to put in the time and effort. A whole lot of effort.

Did you know? Mac Office 2011 support conks out on Oct. 10

Companies with employees running Office for Mac 2011 have until Oct. 10 to replace the suite's applications with those from Office for Mac 2016.

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MacBook Pro 2017 review: The future starts with Kaby Lake

Apple’s newest laptop offers a speed boost over its predecessor, and we might even see bigger gains once macOS High Sierra is released.

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The evolution of the Macintosh

We take a look at Apple's most formative desktop computer -- especially in recent years when it's grown and changed by leaps and bounds.

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