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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.

Apple's March 21 event: Here's what really mattered

The iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro were the quiet headliners of a low-key event.

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Apple releases OS X 10.11.4 update

The latest version of El Capitan has support for Live Pictures in Messages, bug fixes, performance tweaks, and more.


Adobe Lightroom's new Search feature uses machine learning to ID your photos

Even if you never tag or rename your photos, Lightroom should be able to find just the one you're looking for.

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Day One 2 for Mac review: Superb journal app trades simplicity for sophistication

The new version loses some of its predecessor’s gorgeous simplicity, but compensates with powerful and useful new features.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Keep your day streamlined with LightArrow's functional Organizer

This week roundup of new Mac Apps helps you remember your appointments, keep your e-mail private, improve your working habits, and much more.


The week in Apple news: The DOJ strikes back, Apple 'loop in' event on March 21, and more

Apple headlines for the week ending March 11, 2016.

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The Week in Mac Apps: MacScan 3 protects against current and future malware threats

This week's roundup of new Mac apps features a major MacScan update. Plus, two new writing apps—one for journaling, and one for productivity.

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Oculus Rift founder reiterates: Apple's Macs can't handle VR

Oculus VR founder Palmer Luckey says the company won't bring the Rift headset to Macs, because the machines don't make the grade.

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Can you merge synced data from multiple Apple IDs?

Many people want to consolidate their information to a single Apple ID, but some things would get left behind.

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The Week in Mac Accessories: Grovemade debuts new MacBook dock

This week's roundup includes a new wooden MacBook dock made by Grovemade. Plus: External hard drives, satchels, keyboards, and more.

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Before Bluetooth, this wireless keyboard used infrared light

Before RF dongles, before Bluetooth, your keyboard could beam text to your Macintosh Classic with light—just a little slowly.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Danger Cove’s Denied keeps annoying songs out of your playlists

This week's roundup of new Mac apps includes Denied, a tool to help you make the best music playlists possible. Plus, another music app called Finely Tuned for media playback.

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Next PlayStation 4 update will let you play your games on Windows PCs and Macs

The next major operating system update for PlayStation 4 will stream games to your Windows or Mac PC via Remote Play, but the upcoming beta won't have the new feature.

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The 10 Mac games you need to play from February 2016

It was an especially great month for Mac gaming—check out the top new releases.

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Siri for Mac reportedly coming this fall, at long last

Apple might make its virtual assistant one of the flagship features in OS X 10.12.