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What the Mac 32-bit app phase-out means to you

Apple has been pushing developers to move their software to 64-bit since last summer. Now it's warning end users about the upcoming change. Here's how to suss out which apps are affected.

How to reset your Mac's NVRAM, PRAM, and SMC

If you're experiencing weird glitches with your Mac, this troubleshooting step may help.

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New alert in macOS 10.13.4 signals the upcoming end of 32-bit app support

Alerts in macOS will warn users that 32-bit apps need to be updated.

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Pages 7 for Mac review: Better workflow and tools for producing digital books

A new version adds book-related features, minor improvements, and parity with the latest iOS version.

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Apple's event calendar: When is the next Apple event?

When is the next Apple event? We'll tell you what we know about Apple's event schedule for 2018.

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How to make sure Time Machine works when you upgrade your hard drive

You have to turn to the Terminal to make certain kinds of Time Machine swaps work.

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Macs now account for 10% of active personal computers

According to Net Applications, macOS accounted for 10% of the global PC user share in January and virtually the same level in February.

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Mingis on Tech: The rationale for buying an iMac Pro

When it comes to expensive Macs, you can't get much pricier than the iMac Pro, an all-in-one workstation that starts at $4,999. Just who needs that kind of horsepower? This week's guest, that's who.

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macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 update now available with fix for Messages

Update also includes security updates for Meltdown and Spectre.

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Microsoft shoots for AutoSave parity in Mac Office 365

Office for Mac 2016 gets an auto-save feature matching what Windows users have had since last August. AutoSave is available only to Office for Mac 2016 users who also subscribe to Office 365.

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Browser makers build bulwarks to stump Spectre attacks

Most major browser makers responded to concerns about the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities by updating their wares to try and fend off any web-based attacks.

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30 free macOS apps every Mac user should have

From useful utilities to handy archivers and transcoders, here are 30 free yet powerful macOS apps you can download today.

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Apple releases macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 update

It's the Macs turn to update its OS, though this update is all about fixes and doesn't include any new features.

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Mac sales jump highlights purchasing pattern change

Apple's CFO now sees 'great traction...in the enterprise market.' Analysts, however, say the rising sales are all about hardware updates.

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Notes 4.5 High Sierra: How to create a table, add and rearrange rows and columns

You don’t need to resort to Numbers of Excel if you want to create a document and want to use rows and columns to keep your data orderly.

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macOS High Sierra: How to stop autoplay videos in Safari 11

In Safari 11 for macOS High Sierra and Sierra, you can easily disable autoplay video and surf the web in relative peace. Here's how it's done.

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macOS High Sierra: How to turn off website tracking in Safari 11

Safarii 11 uses Intelligent Tracking Prevention to stop websites from doing cross-site tracking of your web activities.

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Apple putties Krack in macOS, iOS

The company patched both macOS and iOS against flaws in the WPA2 protocol that secures wireless networks. The macOS update alone patched a whopping 148 flaws, while the iOS update squashed 20 bugs.

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