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Apple's 12-inch MacBook won't reach Thunderbolt 3 data transfer speeds

Thunderbolt 3 cables will plug into USB Type-C ports of Apple's 12-inch MacBook, but transfer data at USB 3.0 speeds of 5Gbps


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Open source and Apple: The nagging nausea

Apple may be the polar opposite of open source's values, but open source activists sure love their Apple products

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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The new MacBook 12 is like the iPad in the worst way

Apple's latest laptop isn't designed to work with the peripherals we all use on our desks

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Thinnest-ever Apple MacBook hands-on

Macworld goes hands-on with Apple's thinnest, just-announced laptop. It's so thin, it can only fit a single port!

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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

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Mac revenue tops iPad as Apple sells record 5.5M computers

Mac revenue outpaces iPad's by 25 percent; 'Obvious cannibalization' of the iPad, says CEO Tim Cook

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Why Apple should add Touch ID to its Macs

Password security is the obvious reason, but Apple Pay is the better reason

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Smaller Windows PC makers nip at Apple's heels in customer satisfaction

Macs take the top spot in customer satisfaction for the 10th year in a row, but smaller Windows PCs closed the gap

10 ways Apple really has changed the (tech) world

Apple is both a creator of and a beacon for the technology future we now live in

Rotten Apple: Apple's 11 biggest failures

Apple sets the standard -- for both success and failure. Here's a look at 11 major screwups, some of which almost derailed the company

Support letdowns tarnish Apple's sterling quality

By building better products, Apple creates higher user expectations for addressing issues when they arise

10 things you need to know about Microsoft's Surface Pro 3

The Surface Pro 3 sports some impressive capabilities. Here's the scoop on its software to its performance to its sound and camera

Blame the iPad for the crash in tablet sales

The iPad is not new any more, and tablets are so good that you don't need a new one -- but it doesn't mean PCs are back

The PC is dead? Then the Chromebook must be comatose

Microsoft haters close their eyes to any evidence that PC sales are still strong, which they are

Christmas in June: Apple fans draft wish lists for WWDC

Visions of iPhones, iWatches, Apple TVs, and iHomes are dancing in the heads of the Apple faithful as WWDC nears

Intel's Thunderbolt 2 now allows peer-to-peer Mac connections

The feature is available through OS X Mavericks and goes beyond Target Disk Mode; support for Windows coming

Windows 8 picks up an unlikely ally in Apple

Apple is dropping Windows 7 support in Boot Camp -- and Mac-based Windows users won't like the reasons why

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