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10 super useful Mac Finder tips

Short, sweet and useful — here are 10 really useful Mac Finder tips you should know about.

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Latest macOS update cripples enterprise docks, blanks external screens

Users spread the blame around as DisplayLink technology goes dark after Apple’s update to its PC OS.

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10 ways to get more from Spotlight Search on the Mac

Spotlight Search (Command + Space) is the easiest way to get around on your Mac -- you can use it to do things, as well as find things.

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21 keyboard shortcuts Mac users need to know

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

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How to use AirDrop with iOS and macOS

Here's how to turn on AirDrop and use it to move files between an iPhone and a Mac.

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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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Mingis on Tech: Why buy a pricey iMac Pro?

When it comes to expensive Macs, you can't get much pricier than the iMac Pro, the all-in-one workstation that starts at $4,999. Does anyone really need that kind of horsepower? (Yes.)

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7 useful Calendar tips for Mac users

Apply these tips to get the most out of using the Calendar application on your Mac.

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6 Mac tips that will make you more productive

Apple designs its products so users can be productive from the moment they power their hardware up. These six handy Mac hints will let you do even more.

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6 reasons iMac Pro is ready for the enterprise

The iMac Pro -- and the powerful applications you can run on it -- has much to offer many industries, including architecture, product design and film making.

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Apple's macOS Server strategy shifts again

The company is planning to deprecate a number of services that could hit SMB customers, though larger enterprise users are less likely to be affected.

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Mac: What does 'System Scan is Recommended' mean?

If you ever receive the 'System Scan is Recommended' message on your Mac, it's a scam. Here's how to handle it and prevent your system from becoming infected.

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How to avoid paying Apple for extra iCloud storage

Apple offers just 5GB of free storage to iCloud users, far less than many need. Here's a rundown on what you can do to put your iCloud storage needs on a diet and what other options are available.

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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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5 printing secrets every Mac user needs

Everyone knows how to print from their Mac, right? You just hit the Print button (or Command-P) – but are you using these print-related tricks?

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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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11 New Year's resolutions for Mac users

Are you looking for a few ways to get even more out of using your Mac across the coming year? Here are some ideas.

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