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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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Microsoft finally moves Mac Office apps to 64-bit

At the same time, Microsoft issued updates to the Office 2016 applications -- Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word -- to users registered with the Insider program.

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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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Pressed by falling numbers, Apple adds iPhone and iPad Pro to back-to-school promotion

The inclusion of iPad Pro also syncs with Apple's assertion that a tablet-keyboard combo can satisfy the laptop itch

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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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The Macintosh is at a new crossroads

The death of the Thunderbolt Display is one more sign of a major change coming to the Mac's peripheral support

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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 discontinuing Thunderbolt Display

Apple is discontinuing its Thunderbolt Display, the high-resolution external display that users of the MacBook and other Macs could use to get a better picture and work with more apps.

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Mingis on Tech: Thoughts and musings on WWDC 2016

With the WWDC keynote over, Executive News Editor Ken Mingis, Computerworld Editor-in-Chief Scott Finnie and MultiMedia Editor Keith Shaw chew over the highlights of what Apple execs unveiled.

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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 reveals MacOS Sierra with Siri, Apple Pay, and other new features

In addition to a changed name, MacOS Sierra boasts several new features, which Apple showcased during its WWDC keynote

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Chromebooks beat Mac notebooks 1.4-to-1 in U.S.

IDC pegs Chromebook shipments at 1.6M for Q1, versus 1.2M Mac notebooks

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Add accents, symbols and more with Alt codes for special characters

Pressing the Alt key and a number code gives you access to hundreds of special characters from currency to copyright symbols, to linguistic characters and tiny graphics like snowmen and smiley faces. Here's how they work.

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Apple patches 67 bugs in OS El Capitan, refreshes Safari and iTunes

End times approach for El Capitan, which will be replaced this summer when Apple issues betas of the next version

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The end of Apple? The early signs may be in

We seem to be heading toward a post-Microsoft, post-Apple world -- and that’s OK

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PCWorld Show Episode 15: Dell XPS 15 vs MacBook Pro 13

Is it unfair to put a quad-core PC against a dual-core Mac?

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