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Mac’s share falls to five-year low

Sales slowdown catches up with the Mac, which has ceded market share to Windows and Linux

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Outlook vs. native apps in Windows, MacOS, iOS, and Android

Office 2016 has largely unified the Exchange experience on the desktop, but native apps still do better overall on mobile clients

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Apple's MacOS file encryption easily bypassed without the latest fixes

Custom-made Thunderbolt devices can be used to extract the encryption password from locked Macs

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Mingis on Tech: The MacBook Pro show-and-tell

It's a lot easier to judge a laptop when you've got it in hand -- especially when it's Apple's new MacBook Pro with the Touch Bar.

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Best Deals of the Week, October 24th - October 28th - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of October 24th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted.

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Mingis on Tech: New MacBook Pros and an angry man

What happens when Apple rolls out updated laptops with all new hardware and features? One of Apple's biggest fans blows a fuse (and the other buys one).

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Apple issues significant updates for iOS, MacOS

iPhone 7 Plus owners can now try Portrait Camera feature

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The cloud will absorb Windows (and the rest)

It's hugely inefficient and expensive to manage client operating systems -- and the cloud gives us a way to stop doing so

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Apple adopts Windows 10 tactic to auto-download Sierra to Macs

Starts pushing 4.8GB upgrade to eligible Macs; users still have to authorize the install

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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

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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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