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Microsoft previews Office 2019 for Mac

The beta of Office 2019 for Mac is meant for volume license customers who intend to run the 'perpetual' version of the suite, not Office 365 subscribers.

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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 puts privacy and security foremost in iOS 12, macOS Mojave

Several features in the upcoming operating systems make it easier to increase security without pain and offer users greater protection from tracking.

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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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Our favorite new features in macOS Mojave

MacOS Mojave will bring Dark Mode, desktop stacks, and iOS apps on Mac, among other highlights.

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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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Apple releases macOS High Sierra 10.13.5 update with Messages in iCloud

Your Mac can finally connect to Messages in iCloud.

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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?

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The evolution of the Macintosh (and the iMac)

We outline the transformation of Apple's most formative desktop computer, from the first Mac to the latest iMac Pro.

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Apple releases updates for iOS 11.3 and macOS 10.13.4 High Sierra

The updates include security patches and a fix for iPhones.

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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New alert in macOS 10.13.4 signals the upcoming end of 32-bit app support

Alerts in macOS will warn users that 32-bit apps need to be updated.

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Pages 7 for Mac review: Better workflow and tools for producing digital books

A new version adds book-related features, minor improvements, and parity with the latest iOS version.

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Apple's event calendar: When is the next Apple event?

When is the next Apple event? We'll tell you what we know about Apple's event schedule for 2018.

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How to make sure Time Machine works when you upgrade your hard drive

You have to turn to the Terminal to make certain kinds of Time Machine swaps work.

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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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