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13 things OS X Yosemite beta testers need to know

Apple last allowed public testing of a pre-release OS 14 years ago, but now it's letting OS X 10.10 out for an early spin.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Should you re-rip your CDs?

Kirk McElhearn returns to discuss such topics as missing album artwork, when re-ripping CDs makes sense, and how to save Internet radio stations.

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Comixology goes DRM-free on select comics

You won't see the latest Spider-Man or Superman stripped of anti-copying measures, but some independent publishers are going DRM-free.

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Which Mac should I buy?

Heading back to school and you're trying to decide which Mac to buy? Our guide has the lowdown on every Mac that Apple has to offer. Find out which Mac is best for you.

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Numi 2.0.1 review: Not your typical Mac calculator

Numi eschews the traditional keypad in favor of casual, text-based equations that let you see exactly what's been added and subtracted.

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You Should Play: Steampunk Tower

You literally defend a tower. A steampunk tower.

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iPhone 6: What we know, what we don't know, what we'd like to see

Apple hasn't officially announced the next version of the iPhone, but that hasn't stopped the rumor mill from going crazy over it. Here are the facts, the rumors, and some reasoned guesses about what it'll be like.

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Apple faces privacy suit following Chinese TV report

The lawsuit alleges that Apple has been disclosing iPhone user data to third-parties

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How to make a bootable OS X 10.10 Yosemite install drive

You can install the OS X Yosemite beta directly from your Mac's hard drive. But creating a bootable installer drive lets you install it on multiple Macs and also makes a handy emergency drive. Here's how to set one up.

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Apple still top tablet company, but its grip is loosening

Android and Windows tablet vendors are creeping in on Apple's top spot, IDC said.

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OS X Yosemite public beta arrives

Apple starts distributing a pre-release version of the new OS X to a million testers.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Government made easy

A new app promises to help you make up your mind about big issues--and to let Congress know about it. Plus, we have new apps for gaming, making movies, hearing music, and more.

No way to win

Apple might be announcing a larger iPhone this fall which naturally means trouble for ... Apple.