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Today only, get a refurbished 12-inch gold MacBook for just $780 on Amazon

If you're looking for an ultra-portable MacBook, it doesn't get much more affordable than this. You'd better like gold, though.

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Avast Security Pro for Mac review: Everything a modern antivirus app needs and a little bit more

An all-around champion has strong malware-fighting abilities packaged with worthwhile extras.

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Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac review: Solid malware prevention with no frills

Trend Micro Antivirus has a solid set of features and performs very well in malware detection and blocking, including intercepting some kinds of ransomware.

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Apple’s premium news service, eGPUs, HomePod and watchOS rumors: Macworld Podcast episode 601

Apple could start its own subscription news service. What’s it like to use an external graphics card with a Mac? Could a cheaper HomePod be coming soon? What’s the deal with watchOS faces? We also feature your comments and questions

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B&H is selling 2017 MacBook Pros and iMacs for $200 off for Tax Day

You can also get a 2017 15-inch MacBook Pro for $250 off.

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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External GPU Gaming on Mac: RX 580 on Macbook Installation and Tests | Apple Arcade Ep. 6

Apple officially supports external GPUs now, so in this week's episode we show you how to hook one up to a 2017 MacBook Pro. We also tested performance using the benchmarking tool in Rise of the Tomb Raider. It's a simple...

Resetting Macs
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How to reset your Mac's NVRAM, PRAM, and SMC

If your Mac is acting up and you can’t figure out why, try these steps.

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How to buy a refurbished MacBook, Mac, iPhone, or iPad from Apple

Want a new Apple device but don't want to shell out for a full-priced version? Consider a refurbished model instead. Our FAQ and refurb deal guide can help you choose.

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Mac Pro: Features, specifications, and prices for Apple’s workstation

What you need to know about Apple’s high-end desktop computer.

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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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Numbers 5 for Mac review: Inching closer to being a more full-featured spreadsheet app

Featuring a minor update for importing data that makes a big difference.

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A tale of two hospitals that adopted Apple’s Health Record app

Apple's Health Record app allows patients to pull in their healthcare info from multiple providers onto a single record they can share with clinicians, regardless of where they work. Here's how that's working for two hospitals.

Mac Pro in 2019, iPhone news and rumors, Swift Playgrounds: Macworld Podcast episode 600
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Mac Pro in 2019, iPhone news and rumors, Swift Playgrounds: Macworld Podcast episode 600

The Mac Pro is coming in 2019. Rumors of a three-lens camera system and other iPhone news. What’s it like for an adult to use Swift Playground to learn how to code? We also feature your comments and questions.

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Keynote 8 for Mac review: New image gallery, better interactivity with other iWork apps

With only one new feature, a slideshow option, this release puts keynote in sync with other apps and Keynote for iOS.

WD 2TB Elements Portable External Hard Drive

Amazon is selling a 2TB WD external hard drive for just $58.49

Pick up the dependable WD Elements external hard drive for 22 percent off the retail price.

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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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