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The ins and outs of an OS X Permissions fix

The term "permissions fix" gets thrown around as a solution to all sorts of problems, like when your Mac slows down or experiences random crashes. Here's a guide to permissions, and various ways to run permissions fixes.

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More help for Photos: Metadata, the Places map, and syncing without iCloud

The introduction of Photos OS X brought a flurry of problems and questions, some more of which we answer this week.

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4 must-have Apple Watch apps for getting work done from your wrist

Collaborate with coworkers without diving too deep into a project with these essential Apple Watch apps.

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Macworld’s May Digital Edition: hands-on with the Apple Watch

In May, it’s hands-on with the Apple Watch and the new 12-inch MacBook. Executive Editor Susie Ochs raves about the Apple Watch software while former Macworld Editorial Director Jason Snell takes on the MacBook’s redesigned trackpad. Plus: Time-saving tips for Office for iPad.

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Apple offers expedited Apple Watch order lottery to developers

Developers, developers, developers, developers! Apple wants to hook you up so you don't have to wait until June to test Apple Watch apps on an actual Apple Watch.

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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC 2015 review: New features and major performance gains

Adobe's photo organizer makes easy work of HDR and panoramas, recognizes faces, and takes better advantage of your computer's GPU.

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Apple starts charging Apple Watch buyers as it preps first Watch shipments

Your Watch may be on its way as soon as Friday.

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Microsoft backs Apple Watch with PowerPoint and OneDrive apps

After giving lots of love to Android Wear, Microsoft sets sights on Apple's smartwatch.

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How to download your entire Google search history

Want a copy of your personal Google search history for your very own? Now you can export and download it, though it's in a funky file format.

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YouTube will stop working on older Apple TVs, iPads, smart TVs, consoles, and more

If you have an original iPad, older Apple TV or Google TV your access to YouTube is soon going to change or end, depending on your device type.

Nobody cares: A horror show of opinions we can live without

The Macalope regrets that it's come to this.

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HTTPS snooping flaw in third-party library affected 1,000 iOS apps with millions of users

The flaw in the AFNetworking library broke HTTPS certificate validation, enabling man-in-the-middle attacks

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Freemium Field Test: Final Fantasy: Record Keeper mines nostalgia with fair, albeit flat results

All the big Final Fantasy games rolled into one, minus story, character development, exploration, and more.