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Apple refreshes MacBook with Skylake processor

The new MacBook boasts a 25 percent improvement in graphics performance and a longer time between charges, Apple claims

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HP wants to turn your Mac into a 44-core Windows PC

HP's Remote Graphics Software turns the Mac into a remote desktop that can run applications hosted by Z workstations

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Manage those Macs: A guide for Windows admins

Our primer on Mac management policies will help you roll out a secure, productive fleet en masse

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Apple's aging Mac Pro is falling way behind Windows rivals

Maybe the company is waiting for faster GPUs and SSDs to feature in a new high-powered workstation

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5 signs that 40-year-old Apple is having a midlife crisis -- and 5 reasons it isn't

Sometimes a comb-over is just a comb-over

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15 years of OS X: How Apple's big gamble paid off

When it debuted in 2001, it wasn't at all clear how the desktop OS would open the door to future innovation

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Apple's March 21 event: Here's what really mattered

The iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro were the quiet headliners of a low-key event.

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Intel is lining up super-fast Optane SSD tech for MacBooks

Intel's been quiet about its super-fast Optane memory and SSD products, but few emerging details may provide insight into how they could be used in products like Apple's MacBooks

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FBI, keep out! How to encrypt everything

Encryption is a vital self-defense tool, so here's how to enable it on all your devices and computers running the major OSes

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Repeat Mac app mess forces some to reinstall purchased programs

Some Mac owners today faced error messages or apps that balked when launched in a repeat of the November 2015 expired-digital-certificate issue

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Apple replaces defective MacBook cables

Defective USB-C cables 'may not charge' Retina-grade notebook, Apple says

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10 essential OS X command-line tips for power users

Believe it or not, the Mac GUI can't do everything -- or at least not as quickly or powerfully as these command-line utilities

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10 secret facts about Apple's product design

From the iPhone to the Apple Watch to even its product packaging, Apple pays extreme attention to detail when designing its products

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Essential admin tips: How to blend Macs into your business

Bringing Macs into your existing business environment is a snap, with a few caveats and twists

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Review: 7 data recovery tools for every data disaster

From resurrecting lost photos to recovering RAID arrays, these utilities can bring your data back from the dead

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Why I'm holding off on Windows 10

Last-minute shopping? While Windows 10 crushes Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7 users should think twice before jumping on the 10 train just yet

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Apple in 2015: The good, the bad, and the ugly

The world's biggest tech company had an equally huge year, from major wins like the iPhone 6s and Apple TV to head-scratchers like the iPad Pro and a secret car.

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Windows 10 vs. OS X: Which gives sys admins more control?

Microsoft is adopting Apple's approach to PC management, while also keeping the familiar Configuration Manager

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