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The IT lowdown on iOS 10, Android Nougat, and MacOS Sierra

Management controls gain a subtle set of enhancements, and users get conveniences that honor IT security requirements

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Apple to spring MacOS Sierra on Sept. 20

Amid hubbub about iPhone and Watch announcements, Apple quietly sets MacOS upgrade date

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Apple quashes 3 zero-days with emergency Mac update

Bugs that turn iPhones into iSpies can be weaponized and used against Macs as well

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Microsoft brings iOS JavaScript debugging to MacOS, Windows

The iOS Web Debugger for Visual Studio Code is the latest attempt by Microsoft to woo iOS developers

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Microsoft upgrades Mac Office to 64-bit for all customers

Finally gets parity with the Windows edition on the bit front

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66% off CrossOver, and Run Windows Apps On Your Mac - Deal Alert

It’s no secret that Windows, Mac, and Linux are the three major operating systems dominating the market today—and that their incompatibility often creates issues for users. For the inevitable moments when you need to use a Windows app...

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Apple releases iOS 9.3.3, El Capitan 10.11.6, WatchOS 2.2.2, and TvOS 9.2.1 updates

The company released several bug fixes and security improvements for its products

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Mac shipments slump for third straight quarter

Industry estimates put downturn at between 5% and 8% for the June quarter


Mingis on Tech: All about Sierra, Siri -- and Pokemon Go

With the macOS Sierra public beta out, it's time for a closer look at Apple's newest OS. But our tech trio -- Executive News Editor Ken Mingis, Apple guru Michael deAgonia and Multimedia Editor Keith Shaw -- can't avoid the Pokemon in...

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Apple previews MacOS Sierra to the public

This year's annual upgrade is likely to launch in September

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New Tor-powered backdoor program targets Macs

The Eleanor malware allows attackers to execute commands and scripts, steal and modify files and take pictures using the webcam

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Apple starts test run of Safari 10

Apple seeds browser beta for Yosemite and El Capitan to devs; public preview should debut by mid-July

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Apple's dilemma: How to regain its glory days

iOS is getting old, the iPad is on the decline, the Mac and MacOS are in maintenance mode, and Siri is just another assistant

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10 major headaches Apple fixed in iOS 10, MacOS Sierra, WatchOS 3, and TvOS

Among Apple's many (many, many) announcements at WWDC were plenty of fixes for little frustrations in each of its major platforms

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Apple’s Swift 3 developer preview arrives for MacOS and Linux

Apple Swift's 3.0 release will feature a package manager and better translation of Objective-C APIs


WWDC recap show: The highs and lows of Apple's 2016 WWDC keynote

Apple unveiled major updates to all four of its operating systems: tvOS, macOS, iOS, and watchOS. Some of them are incredibly exciting, while others seem awfully familiar. Is Apple pushing software forward or playing catchup?


Apple just erased the borders between its devices at WWDC

Siri is coming to the desktop, Apple Pay will work in Safari, and you can easily copy text and share it between your Mac and iPhone — that’s just some of the news Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco Monday.

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Apple previews Apple File System to replace HFS+ in 2017

The current file system, HFS+, is starting to show its age. At WWDC 2016, its successor was finally revealed

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