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OS X El Capitan: 6 great Photos extensions you can use today

Extensions help transform Photos on a Mac into a professional quality imaging application.

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The evolution of Mac OS X

Apple's desktop operating system, Mac OS X, has been the staple crop for its iMacs and MacBooks. Here we go back to where it all began in 2001.

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Review: 10+ reasons Mac users need El Capitan

OS X El Capitan is a joy to use – here’s why you should prep your Mac for the new OS

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Review: Apple shines up OS X with 'El Capitan'

After a summer in public beta, OS X 10.11 El Capitan is now available to the Mac masses. The newest desktop OS builds on the foundation put in place by last year's Yosemite, though it does also offer some useful tweaks and updates.

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XcodeGhost used unprecedented infection strategy against Apple

Hackers who targeted Apple pulled off an unprecedented feat by lulling unwitting developers into loading thousands of iOS apps with adware.

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Apple’s rapid iOS 9 adoption shows the future of IT

Rapid OS adoption is essential to the future of a connected planet.

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CIO: With OS X El Capitan, it’s time you looked at the Mac

The iPhone halo means Macs are becoming an even stronger choice for the enterprise

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Apple slates OS X El Capitan release for Sept. 30

Apple yesterday quietly revealed that it will release OS X El Capitan, the successor to last year's Yosemite, on Sept. 30.

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Apple iPhone event live-blog

Apple is expected to take the wraps off new iPhones, an updated Apple TV and perhaps the long-expected larger iPad Pro at Wednesday's event.

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New Jobs movie: A quieter, more authentic portrait

"Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine" opens today and explores the question of why so many people were so moved by a man who has been described as ruthless, egocentric and cruel.

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When will Apple set OS X free?

I believe our entire computing world will become virtual. OS X will not be immune.

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OS X El Capitan on track for September release

Apple's OS X El Capitan appears to be on track for a late September release, according to a comparison of its preview pace with that of last year's Yosemite.

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Apple slates Sept. 9 for this year's iPhone intro

As expected, Apple will hold this year's iPhone unveiling on Wednesday, Sept. 9.

10 apple rumors that never happened

10 Apple rumors that never happened

Every time you hear a convincing Apple rumor you need to remember how many never happened.

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Hey Cortana, why can’t I use Siri on a Mac?

You can use Cortana on a Mac, but not Siri. Why does this make sense?

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Windows 10's usage share closes in on OS X's

Less than four weeks after its official release, Windows 10 has come close to -- but has yet to surpass -- the global usage share of Apple's OS X.

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Italian teen finds two zero-day vulnerabilities in OS X

The exploit he developed yields root access.

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7 predictions for the next-gen MacBook Air

With an updated MacBook Air possible fall, speculation is already well under way about what Apple will do.

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