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Browser makers build bulwarks to stump Spectre attacks

Most major browser makers responded to concerns about the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities by updating their wares to try and fend off any web-based attacks.

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Apple releases macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 update

It's the Macs turn to update its OS, though this update is all about fixes and doesn't include any new features.

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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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Notes 4.5 High Sierra: How to create a table, add and rearrange rows and columns

You don’t need to resort to Numbers of Excel if you want to create a document and want to use rows and columns to keep your data orderly.

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macOS High Sierra: How to stop autoplay videos in Safari 11

In Safari 11 for macOS High Sierra and Sierra, you can easily disable autoplay video and surf the web in relative peace. Here's how it's done.

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macOS High Sierra: How to turn off website tracking in Safari 11

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

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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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Apple releases macOS 10.13.1 High Sierra update

If you're really into emoji, you need this update. It includes 70 new ones. There's also a fix for the KRACK Wi-Fi security flaw.

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Hate iTunes 12.7 and want to be able to install and manage iOS apps in iTunes? Install iTunes 12.6.3

This unsupported version of iTunes gives you access to your apps on your iOS devices, as well as the ability to manage and buy iOS apps.

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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 releases macOS High Sierra Supplemental Update

Software update patches recently-revealed security holes.

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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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Report: Security hole in macOS Keychain puts passwords at risk

A security researcher has found an exploit in the Mac's Keychain. Apple has responded, reminding users that Gatekeeper warns users against installing unsigned apps.

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How to install macOS High Sierra

Apple’s update to macOS is now available and ready. Here are the instructions for getting it on your Mac.

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macOS High Sierra: How to use Reader mode in Safari 11

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

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macOS High Sierra review: Incremental update worthy of your time, eventually

High Sierra isn’t a glamorous update to the macOS, but it’s one that sets it up for the future.

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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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