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First look: Office 2016 for the Mac closes the gap

After a five-year hiatus, Microsoft finally brings a worthwhile Office to the Mac

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Apple unveils new Photos app in OS X Yosemite public beta

Yosemite 10.10.3 preview is expanded from devs only to all comers

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Apple previews new Photos app to OS X developers

Apple today released the first preview of Photos, its iPhoto replacement, to registered developers.

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First look: The new OneDrive for Mac, iPhone, and iPad

At long last, Microsoft moves to fill its cloud storage Mac gap and make Office 365 more usable to more people

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Microsoft previews OneDrive for Business for the Mac

Also releases a two-in-one iOS app for accessing both personal and business files

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Apple readies another crack at ending Yosemite's Wi-Fi ills

Quickening tempo of 10.10.2 beta releases hints at impending final release

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‘It just works’? Not so for too many Apple users

Apple's journey from 'it just works' to 'it just needs more work' may undermine the company’s reputation for quality

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Windows 10, inspired by Apple's OS X

Apple has reshaped the destiny of the PC, and Microsoft appears to now be following its lead

Microsoft updates Outlook for Mac preview tease

Outlook on the Mac is still only available to Office 365 subscribers

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Will the Mac dump Intel for the same chip as the iPad?

The rise of iPad apps such as Microsoft Office would make the transition easier than you might expect, but it's still no slam-dunk

Glitch in OS X search can expose private details of Apple Mail users

Performing a Spotlight search opens email previews that load external images, even when the Mail client is asked not to do this

Marco Arment sparks debate about Apple software quality

Analysts agree with prominent blogger's premise but not necessarily the solution: Slow down upgrade pace

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The four Mac security options everyone should know

By default, the Mac is pretty secure. But with the help of a couple of built-in options, you can make it even more so

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OS X Yosemite sets Mac adoption record

Apple's new OS finished its first full month after release with a brisker uptake than its predecessor Mavericks

Apple delivers another Yosemite beta as Wi-Fi issues persist

It's not clear what this second beta of Apple's OS is designed to fix

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OS X Yosemite update fails to solve Mac Wi-Fi mess

Early reports say OS X 10.10.1 does not resuscitate Mac Wi-Fi connections

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Microsoft open-sources server-side .Net, launches Visual Studio 2015 preview

In a dramatic shift, Microsoft takes a big step into open source, with the aim of spreading Microsoft development across iOS, Android, OS X, and Linux

Apple security checks may still miss iWorm malware

New research says Gatekeeper and XProtect aren't entirely effective in protecting Mac OS X against iWorm malware

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