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Spec showdown: Surface Book vs. MacBook Pro, from cheapest to priciest

If there was any doubt which product Microsoft was gunning for, the spec sheet makes it abundantly clear.

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Aaron Sorkin and Danny Boyle on the controversy over 'Steve Jobs'

The new film's writer and director also talk Tim Cook, Steve Wozniak, and why the world needs more movies about Apple.

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Tested: 8 third-party leather bands for the Apple Watch

Before you drop $150 on Apple's luxurious leather loop, check out these third-party options in exotic leathers and colors.

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Verizon will use its mobile supercookie to target customers with AOL ads

In an update to its privacy policy, Verizon has warned its customers that it will use its mobile supercookie to target ads from the AOL network displayed on sites around the Web.

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How to substitute Amazon or others for iCloud Photo Library

Apple gears its system around Photos syncing to iCloud Photo Library, if you choose that option. What if you want to use Amazon (or Dropbox or Google) instead?

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Apple’s new two-factor authentication bumps up security and ease of use

Apple is slowly rolling out a revised system to let you use a second factor with iCloud and other services that use an Apple ID.

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The Week in Mac apps: Moxtra makes team communication easier

In this week's roundup of new Mac apps, we bring you great tools for managing your time and communicating with your team, software for getting focused, and much more.

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StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void's three-mission prologue free for anyone, starting today

Starting today, anyone can get a taste of Legacy of the Void with the three-mission Whispers of Oblivion mini-campaign.

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Report: Apple will reveal a 4K 21.5-inch iMac next week

Rumor has it that the new iMacs could be in stores as early as Tuesday, October 13.

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Twitter makes current events easier to follow with Moments

With new CEO Jack Dorsey at the helm, Twitter is rebooting.


Headline news: Accuracy need not apply

If it bleeds six colors, it leads.

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Global civil rights groups coalition wants changes to Facebook's real-name policy

A large group of human rights, digital rights, LGBTQ, and women’s rights advocates, has said that Facebook's system "disregards the circumstances of users in non-western countries, exposes its users to danger, disrespects the identities of its users, and curtails free speech."

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Imported photos in OS X don't appear in iCloud library

With iCloud Photo Library, a reader can't get images imported into OS X to appear everywhere.

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When Apple made a CD-ROM to help your Mac's true colors shine through

There was a time when Apple had to show you why you'd want to use color on a computer.