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Hands-on with Safari 9 in El Capitan: Little changes make a big difference

The browser in the public beta of OS X 10.11 El Capitan has new features that you'll use right away

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Apple goes public with iOS 9, OS X El Capitan betas

Not only has Apple added iOS to the beta pool, it's kicked off the program three weeks' earlier than last year

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Microsoft's quiet campaign to undermine the Mac

If you thought Microsoft was finally treating the Mac as an equal citizen, you'll be disappointed in the reality

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Automating OS X Server with the serverctl command

Apple has been building new options like serverctl to automate server setups again

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Apple sticks to schedule, releases second El Capitan beta

2015's OS X will be the last to support the aged-but-still-popular Java 6

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LibreOffice debuts in the Mac App Store

Getting an open source project into the storefront of Apple's walled garden is tough. But LibreOffice has done it, thanks to hard work from community member Collabora

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Zero-day exploit lets App Store malware steal OS X and iOS passwords

Researchers discover an exploit that lets OS X and iOS malware in the App Store steal passwords and app data, as well as hijack session tokens

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Macs in the office: Success breeds security FUD

By all means, secure your Macs -- but don't get taken for a ride when you do so

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WWDC 2015: The top 3 biggest reveals

Siri gets smarter. Apple Watch gets much more useful. And is Apple Music poised to kill other streaming music services by offering every feature imaginable?

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Questions loom over 'open source' Swift

Apple says it will open-source the Swift language, but the issue of software freedom lingers

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Apple reveals OS X 10.11 El Capitan, promising better speed and other upgrades

From pinning web pages to showing multiple desktops, This OS X upgrade includes welcome improvements to Safari, Mail and more.

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Objective-C is the past, Swift is the future

How far does Swift soar over Objective-C? Let us count the ways

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Even with free annual upgrades, Apple faces stubborn OS X fragmentation

Mac laggards signal difficulty of matching PC upgrade results with mobile's homogenization

Controversial MacKeeper security program opens critical hole on Mac computers

The program's developers are urging users to update to its latest version as soon as possible

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The truth about Macs in the enterprise

Security, manageability, and lower TCO are why Macs should comprise 10 to 25 percent of your work PCs

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Apple's OS X 'Rootpipe' patch flops, fails to fix flaw

Researcher finds 'trivial way' to exploit privilege escalation vulnerability after Apple tries to plug Yosemite hole

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Yosemite 10.10.3 breaks some applications and HTTPS sites

The latest Yosemite update dropped the Geotrust/Equifax root certificate from its root store, leaving some users flummoxed. Here's how to fix the problem

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Dear Apple: Your upgrade policy sucks

Apple’s ‘my way or the highway’ upgrade policy for OS X really needs to change

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