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Skype 5.8 for Mac adds simpler contact list, more

Skype on Thursday released version 5.8 for Mac, bringing back the slim contact list from previous versions, among a number of other improvements.

Remains of the Day: Secret agency

Apple's Phil Schiller says the company isn't ready to take the mobile payment plunge, even as Apple gets nailed for making available consumers' personal information. And how does Apple keeps things secret? By not telling anyone.

Macworld Pundit Showdown at WWDC

Jim Dalrymple, Christopher Breen, John Moltz, and Paul Kafasis weigh in on WWDC announcements, Apple news, and other tech happenings in the later edition of the Macworld Pundit showdown.

Mountain Lion features you may have missed

Apple first previewed Mountain Lion in February, but the engineers at Cupertino continue to add new features to the OS in advance of its release next month. Here are a few features Apple breezed by at Monday's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote.

Toggle separates work and personal on iPhone

AT&T's Toggle service allows users to create work-only sectors on their Android phones. Now the service is coming to iOS.

Mountain Lion: What you need to know

Got a question about Mountain Lion? We dive into the things you need to know about availability, features, and changes in the next version of OS X.

Developers: Retina-optimized Mac apps will take time

While Apple is already updating its own apps for Retina display, officials with third-party developers Adobe and Autodesk on Tuesday said they’ll need time to ship Retina-optimized apps to the public. Their Photoshop and AutoCAD applications, respectively, were shown in Retina form during Apple's keynote at WWDC on Monday.

Remains of the Day: Bring out yer dead

The new MacBook Air gets torn down (and not built up again), Thunderbolt is striking some machines with lightning, and the machine will no longer go Ping.

Apple pulls Messages beta for Lion

Apple has removed the public beta for Messages in advance of Mountain Lion's release next month.

WWDC 2012 Keynote

Macworld's Jason Snell, Dan Frakes, and Dan Moren went to Monday's WWDC 2012 keynote. Here's their recap of what happened and what it all means.

Slideshow: WWDC keynote highlights

Apple unveiled an updated MacBook line, more Mountain Lion features, iOS 6, and a smarter Siri. Here are some photos and recaps of Monday's WWDC keynote.

Apple recognizes Mac and iOS apps with 2012 Design Awards

On Monday at WWDC, Apple handed out its annual Apple Design Awards to excellent iOS and Mac apps.

Apple updates Aperture for Retina display

Apple updates photo management app for Retina display and adds interoperability with iPhoto