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The mystery of the iMac's granddaddy: The Twentieth Anniversary Macintosh

It doesn't fit into any product line, only a few thousand were made, and nothing like it would ever be made again. Let's take a look at what made the TAM such a head-scratcher.

Got a bad 3TB hard drive in your iMac? Apple will replace it

Apple's iMac (27-inch) 3TB Hard Drive Replacement Program allows iMac owners to get a new 3TB hard drive

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An outpouring of love for the playful, personality-filled Macintosh Classic

From its compact size to its 1-bit black and white display, the Mac Classic's adorable form factor is one to be celebrated.

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Thunderbolt's future on the Mac could be saved by the USB-C port

Intel just announced Thunderbolt 3 will use the same connector Apple just put on the 12-inch MacBook.

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Intel brings more bandwidth and USB-C compatibility to Thunderbolt 3

Thunderbolt's not dead. It's getting better, offer four times the data and and twice the video bandwidth of any other cable.

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Woman who unwittingly recycled an Apple I has $100k coming her way

If you tried to recycle an Apple I recently, a Silicon Valley recycling center wants to see you.

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Apple rolls out cheaper Retina iMac, 15-inch MacBook Pro with Force Touch

Apple upgrades its largest laptop, offers a downgrade for its most expensive all-in-one.

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The Week in Mac Accessories: Oh, say can you USB-C?

This week's roundup features several accessories—ranging from adapters to cables to external hard drives—designed for the new MacBook and its strange new port.

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Man fires 8 gunshots into his Dell PC after Blue Screens of Death push him over edge

Executing the troubled laptop was 'glorious,' but most definitely illegal.

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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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6 things to know about the USB-C port in the new MacBook

The new USB 3.1 port in the 12-inch MacBook is backward compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0.