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Why a Thunderbolt Display can’t power a new Thunderbolt 3 MacBook or MacBook Pro

A reader is frustrated at Apple's lack of futureproofing.

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Hackintosh: Build a DIY Mac for gaming

Rob Griffiths decides to replace his nine-year-old Hackintosh (dubbed Frankenmac) with a new DIY Mac.

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Apple's Thunderbolt Display doesn’t work with a 12-inch MacBook’s USB-C port

In the ongoing USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 confusion, a reader can’t get his monitor to work—and that’s not going to change.

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How to reach an Apple base station from outside your local network

A reader can't get the remote access feature to work; it's a bridge too far.

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Fusion Drive or more RAM: Which one to get on a new Mac?

A reader wonders if the extra dollars spent on RAM or a Fusion Drive are worth the expense.