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3 easy ways to share a Mac's screen, great for long-distance tech support

Has your family appointed you as dedicated Mac support technician? Of course they have. Use Screen, TeamViewer, or even FaceTime to help them out no matter how far away.

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Meet the Appletini Bar, a Power Mac G4 tower with a hidden bar cart

Instead of dumping your old Power Mac G4 tower in a landfill, send it to industrial designer Ross Mackert to give it new life.

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The new MacBook is cool, but the PowerBook Duo was cooler

Remember how it ejected from the Duo Dock like a giant VHS tape? Good times.

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Google Chrome beta brings push notifications to your browser

They aren't ready for the stable version yet, but website push notifications to your desktop are one step closer to being done.

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Apple secures Safari against FREAK attacks

Apple has patched the FREAK flaw in both OS X and iOS, issuing updates for both operating systems to protect users of its Safari browser.

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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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Advice from an Apple Tech: Why it's essential to build a referral network

You can't do every job yourself, and it doesn't help your clients to pretend that you can.

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

Take a stroll down typeface memory lane.