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Macworld's July Digital Magazine: 20 Years of the iMac

Macworld's latest digital magazine.

15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar 2016

Today only, B&H is selling a beastly 15-inch 2016 MacBook Pro for $1,200 off

1TB of space? 16GB of memory? A good graphics card? Sign me up, please.

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Amazon’s one-day sale on this 27-inch iMac gets you glorious 5K Retina for $850 off

For $1449, you can get a 2TB 27-inch iMac (2015) at Amazon today.

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How to buy a refurbished iMac Pro, MacBook, MacBook Pro, 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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MacBook Pro Thunderbolt 3 adapter guide: How to connect an iPhone, display, hard drive, and more

Make room in your laptop bag. When you have only one port type, you need adapters to be able to use your gear.

Which Macs will run Apple's macOS Mojave?

The next version of Apple's desktop operating system arrives this fall. When it does, a number of Mac models won't be able to upgrade. Here's who's left out in the cold.

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LifeFlix 2.5 review: Your old Mini-DV camcorder’s new best friend

LifeFlix makes it easy to import Mini-DV tapes from your camcorder to QuickTime movies for digital archiving, or quickly create MP4 movies to share online.

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Saddleback Thin Front Pocket Backpack review: The best rugged leather backpack for your MacBook

Aside from not having a dedicated sleeve for holding your MacBook, it's basically perfect.

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Apple wins praise for adding 'USB Restricted Mode' to secure iPhones

Amid reports that two forensic companies have been helping law enforcement and government agencies break into locked iPhones, Apple rolled out a new feature in iOS 12 to prevent further intrusions. Privacy advocates applauded the move....

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How to get student or teacher discounts on Apple products

Save money by shopping for your next Mac or iPad on the Apple Education Store.

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Saddleback Leather Thin Front Pocket Backpack Review

Saddleback Leather makes some of the best leather bags around, and recently we got our hands on one to see how well it works for MacBooks and iPads. We loved it overall, but we do wish there was a dedicated laptop sleeve inside.

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Apple bans cryptocurrency mining apps on iOS to protect mobile users

Apple has created new rules for app developers that ban the creation of cryptocurrency mining services on mobile devices.

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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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1Password 7 for Mac review: Password manager with small improvements that add up

It’s not an overhaul for what is already a robust and competently designed approach, but the touchups and additions move the product along.

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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's Health Record API released to third-party developers; is it safe?

At its Worldwide Developer's event this week, Apple said the API for its Health Records platform has been released to developers and researchers so they can create apps for the medical information sharing platform. Once data is ported...

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Ulysses 13 review for Mac and iOS: The best Mac minimalist text editor gets even better

Ulysses has long been a dream app for writers, but new support for deadlines and coders make it even better.

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What was missing from WWDC 2018? Originality

Apple's WWDC keynote was jam-packed with new features for iOS, macOS, and watchOS, but none of them were very innovative.

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