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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.

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Think Retro: A love letter to the Apple logo

Macworld's newest column, a celebration of classic Apple, kicks off with a deep appreciation for the rainbow logo of yore.

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Vintage Apple-1 computer sells for a record $905,000

A 38-year-old working Apple-1 personal computer sold Wednesday at auction for a record $905,000, almost double the estimate.

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New Mac mini restricts RAM and storage upgrades, but hints at PCIe SSD possibilities

Forget about upgrading your RAM with the new Mac mini -- Apple soldered it to the logic board. But an SSD upgrade to the base model looks like a good bet.

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iFixit tears down the new 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K Display

My god, it's full of pixels.

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Hands on: The new 27-inch iMac with 5K Retina display shows stunning detail

Apple rolls out its biggest Retina display ever, with 14.7 million pixels across 27 inches of bright, beautiful screen.

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Apple is now 5th largest PC maker in the world

IDC says Apple surpassed Asus to crack into the top 5 global PC makers--though numbers from rival firm Gartner disagree.

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The Week in Mac Apps: 9 tools for productivity

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find a tool that keeps your files in place, a beautiful photo editor, and a program that tells you where all your storage has gone.