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Apple WWDC 2018 - macOS Mojave announcement

Which Macs will run Apple's macOS Mojave?

The next version of Apple's desktop operating system arrives this fall. When it does, a number of Mac models won't be able to upgrade. Here's who's left out in the cold.

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Microsoft previews Office 2019 for Mac

The beta of Office 2019 for Mac is meant for volume license customers who intend to run the 'perpetual' version of the suite, not Office 365 subscribers.

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RIP Macintosh: 1984–2018

You may still love your Mac, but Apple doesn’t share your passion.

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How to get Apple's iOS 12 or macOS 'Mojave' betas

If you want to be on the cutting edge of Apple software this summer, you can sign up for the company's developer program, or wait until public betas of the OSes are released. Here's what to do and where to go.

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WWDC: What's in iOS 12 and macOS 'Mojave' for IT?

Many of the changes and new features Apple execs talked about this week will affect business users and the IT departments that support them. Here's a rundown of some of the major changes.

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The evolution of macOS (and Mac OS X)

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

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Mingis on Tech: What we like, what was 'meh' about WWDC

Apple this week rolled out a plethora of software updates, tweaks and new features for iOS 12, macOS 'Mojave,' watchOS 5 and tvOS. Here's a look at what's coming, what we liked and what we didn't.

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Mingis on Tech: WWDC recap

Apple on Monday unveiled a variety of software updates, tweaks and features for the upcoming iOS 12, macOS 'Mojave,' watchOS 5 and tvOS. Here's a look at what's coming, what we liked and what we didn't.

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iOS apps on Macs? Gee, that feels familiar...

Welcome to the world of cross-platform convergence, Apple. Come on in — the water's fine.

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WWDC: No new hardware, but Apple’s platform advantage grows

Apple’s focus on software significantly expands what its existing solutions can already do and extends fresh developer opportunities.

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Apple patches Macs as it starts retirement clock for El Capitan

About one in eight Mac owners still runs OS X 10.11, which may only get one more update before gertting bumped off the support list.

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WWDC 2018 preview: What can we expect?

Apple’s annual developers conference is the most important event in the company calendar, and it begins June 4. Aside from iOS 12, what’s on tap?

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24 keyboard shortcuts Mac users need to know

This collection of keyboard shortcuts for macOS can help users get the most from their iMacs, MacBook Pro and MacBook laptops.

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5 Mac Terminal tips you’ll want to use

Apple’s Terminal application is supremely powerful on your Mac. Here are five Mac Terminal tips most Mac users may want to use.

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Weighing a move from Windows 10 to macOS? An IT checklist

With the end of extended support for Windows 7 drawing ever closer, companies will soon have to decide whether to move to Windows 10 or something else. This IT checklist details why macOS is a viable option.

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Mac users say, ‘Keep the Mac mini’

Apple users made it crystal clear that there is still plenty of demand for something like Mac mini.

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What use is Apple’s Mac mini, anyway?

Not updated for years, underpowered and expensive when compared to any iOS device, what use is Apple’s Mac mini?

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The evolution of the Macintosh (and the iMac)

We outline the transformation of Apple's most formative desktop computer, from the first Mac to the latest iMac Pro.

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