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When is WWDC 2016? Just ask Siri

According to Siri, WWDC 2016 will be held from June 13 to June 17.

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The nightmare of rogue USB-C cables and adapters will end soon

The wave of rogue USB-C products that could pose a risk to PCs and mobile devices hasn't gone unnoticed, and the USB Implementers Forum has taken steps to eradicate the issue.

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Apple might’ve let “MacOS” rebranding for OS X slip out

A “MacOS” reference appears on Apple’s Environment page, hinting at alignment with iOS, tvOS, and watchOS.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Make your iTunes window just the right size with Moom

This week's roundup of new Mac apps includes Moom, a tool for making your app windows the perfect size (and keeping them that way).

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Smile reacts to pricing outrage, offers lower rate for current TextExpander users

Individual users who have an earlier version of the app will see a benefit. And the company will continue the sale of TextExpander 5.

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Stream PlayStation 4 games from the console to your Mac with Remote Play

How to set up the newly-added functionality—and whether it's really worth it.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Tune out distracting noises with Noizio

This week’s roundup of new Mac apps features Noizio, an ambient-noise app to help you stay focused.

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Apple’s 5 best and 5 worst products

As Apple turns 40, here's a look back at some of the hit products that shaped an entire industry—and some that did not.

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Apple at 40: Seeing promise in the ‘blossoming’ home computer market

When Apple launched the Apple II in 1977, it was still far from certain that consumers would need or want a home computer. In this article from the IDG archives, Apple lays out its predictions for the home PC market in 1978 and beyond.

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Apple at 40: Here’s what The Woz had to say about the Apple II and phone phreaking in 1984

Steve Wozniak describes an early use for the Apple II computer, in an Infoworld article from the IDG archives.

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The iMac G4: Apple at its best

They just don't make 'em like they used to.

OS X turns 15: The evolution of Apple's Mac OS X through the years

Apple's desktop operating system, Mac OS X, has been the staple crop for its iMacs and MacBooks. Here we go back to where it all began in 2001.

Google kills the Chrome app launcher on Windows, Mac, and Linux

The Google Chrome app launcher is leaving Windows, Mac, and Linux.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Two new apps for mind mapping

This week's roundup of new Mac apps features two tools for creating mind maps: Family Mind Map and BigHairyGoal.

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How to connect an old Power Macintosh G3 (and other vintage Macs) to the Internet

Boot a Mac today, and it will be seconds before you’re connected. Boot a vintage Mac, though, and the same is unlikely to be true.