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Apple's 12-inch MacBook can use third-party USB Type-C cables

Owners of new MacBook will have other options in addition to Apple's cables.

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USB Type-C peripherals are on the way, and storage devices are first up

After Apple's introduction of USB Type C in the new MacBook, companies have announced peripherals and cables for the connector.

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MacBook makes a case for wireless docking -- but too soon

The single-port laptop could have used some wire-free tools that haven't hit the mainstream yet

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Thunderbolted: USB-C is our new connection overlord. Get used to it.

In with the new, and out with the...everything else.

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12-inch MacBook hands-on: Great keyboard and trackpad, but only one port

OK, there are two ports—if you count the headphone jack. But the new 12-inch MacBook didn't get so thin and light without making tradeoffs.

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Apple's radical 12-inch MacBook is the slimmest, lightest MacBook ever

The 12-inch MacBook was redesigned from the ground up and uses a single USB Type-C connector in a quest for revolutionary thinness.

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Apple offers free fixes for MacBook Pros with video problems

Did you buy a MacBook Pro between 2011 and 2013? You might be eligible for a free repair if you're having video problems.

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Think Retro: The Macintosh Portable is about as portable as a sack of potatoes

A sack of potatoes is portable, in the literal sense that you can take it from one place to another. So is this Mac.

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Apple makes progress in cutting use of conflict minerals

Refiners and smelters that don't undergo an audit will be removed from Apple's supply chain.

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Think Retro: Apple's fonts have always been as classy as its products

Take a stroll down typeface memory lane.

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RadioShack is gearing up to sell or shutter its stores, report says

After nearly 100 years in business, RadioShack is reportedly in talks to sell some stores to Sprint, then put up a CLOSED sign for good.

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Think Retro: When Apple's User Guides explained it all

Yosemite could use as good a definition of Save versus Save As, as this circa-1991 Macintosh User Guide.

Think Retro: Remembering HyperCard

Christopher Phin sits down with Keith Martin of the London College of Communication to discuss the legacy of Apple's HyperCard software.

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Apple-1 sold by Steve Jobs fetches $365,000 at auction

The computer is the last remaining unit to be sold by Jobs out of his family’s garage—and it still works.