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Microsoft PowerShell goes open source and lands on Linux and Mac

Sysadmins, rejoice: PowerShell is coming to Linux. Microsoft announced that its automation and scripting system is breaking out of the confines of Windows and going open source.

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66% off CrossOver, and Run Windows Apps On Your Mac - Deal Alert

It’s no secret that Windows, Mac, and Linux are the three major operating systems dominating the market today—and that their incompatibility often creates issues for users. For the inevitable moments when you need to use a Windows app...

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8 macOS Sierra Menu bar tips you'll use

Apple’s triumph is the creation of operating systems that are easy to use that are also equipped with a range of additional features for more sophisticated users

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Thoughts on Apple’s MacBook Pro touchscreen plan

If Apple plans to introduce an OLED "virtual" and contextual control strip on MacBook Pro, will it also introduce developer API's to open this up to all?

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Apple updates OS X El Capitan with final non-security fixes

Apple today updated OS X El Capitan, likely for the last time other than for security patches.

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Mac shipments slump for third straight quarter

Apple sold between 4.4 million and 4.6 million Macs in the second quarter, a year-over-year decline of between 5% and 8%, according to IDC and Gartner.

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Mingis on Tech: Sierra, Siri and Pokemon, oh my!

With the public beta of macOS Sierra 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...


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...


macOS Sierra: What’s new in System Preferences?

All you need to know about what's new inside System Preferences in macOS Sierra

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Siri takes control as Apple's macOS Sierra beta arrives

The public beta of macOS Sierra arrived today for early-bird testers who want to try out the new desktop operating system. The biggest change? The arrival of Siri.

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Apple: macOS Sierra public beta available today

The public beta of macOS Sierra will be available for download from later on today, Apple has confirmed.

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New Mac backdoor program steals keychain contents

Researchers have identified a new Mac backdoor program that's designed to steal credentials stored in the OS encrypted keychain and give attackers control over the system.

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New Tor-powered backdoor program targets Macs

Security researchers have found a new backdoor program that allows attackers to hijack Mac systems and control them over the Tor network.

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OS X rebranding further marginalizes Mac

Could Apple’s renaming of OS X to ‘macOS’ make the Mac an even bigger yawn that it already is?

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Apple starts test run of Safari 10

Apple has begun testing Safari 10 with developers running the 2014 and 2015 editions of macOS.


The essential guide to using Siri on a Sierra Mac

Everything you’ll need to use Siri on your Mac

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Keep your aging Mac up to speed

Are you taking advantage of all the fantastic updates and upgrades you have available to keep your aging Mac up to full speed and run the latest, greatest OS and other software?

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First look: A week with macOS Sierra

Apple has created a connected operating system across all is platforms, one that no one else can quite claim to match.

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