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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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11+ Mac keyboard skills to learn today

In this guide, you'll learn how to unlock the most useful hidden keyboard characters on your Mac.

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Is Apple about to kill the SuperDrive on Macs?

Apple has decreed death to 32-bit apps on Macs. But with DVD player, QuickTime 7, and CD/DVD authoring apps stuck there, what's the future of the Mac SuperDrive?

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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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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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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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