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Order your Mac Pro today, get it in February 2014

You won't be able to get your hands on Apple's high-end workstation for several weeks.

Get a free Mac Pro to replace your Dock's trash can icon

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Even if you don't have the money to shell out for a real Mac Pro, you can still capture the spirit of Apple's cylindrical computer -- or, more precisely, its icon. Developer Jonathan Hirz created an easy-to-install free mod that replaces your Trash icon with a picture of the new Mac Pro.

Macworld Lab: How we test Macs

How fast if your Mac? Macworld Lab explains how we use Speedmark 9 to gauge the performance of new and old Macs.

Customizing a 2013 Mac Pro

You won't believe how much you'll pay for a maxed-out Mac Pro

Clear out some space on that credit card--you'll pay a pretty penny for a completely tricked-out Mac Pro.

Eddy Awards 2013: And the winners are...

Macworld recognizes the best products of the year with our annual Eddy awards -- but our awards presentation gets Kanye'd.

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Apple retail stores to host coding event on Wednesday

The company is participating in the nationwide Computer Science Education Week, offering customers free hands-on programming workshops at its retail stores.

Apple on Black Friday: It's all in the cards

Not one to offer dramatic discounts on its products, Apple instead is offering gift cards to buyers of iPads, Macs, and iPods.

Apple by the numbers: Mac not dead yet

Sure, sales numbers for Apple's laptops and desktops are down, and the Mac contributes less than ever to the company's bottom line. But the iconic computer remains vital to Apple's future.

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FAA now allows gadgets during takeoff, landing, and everywhere in-between

Get ready to use your smartphone without fear—the FAA is reversing its rule about the use of electronic devices.

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Apple revenues up but net profits down in fourth quarter

Apple announced its financial results for the 2013 fiscal year. Predictably, iPhone sales were up nicely, but once again Mac sales fell.

The Myth of Steve Jobs’ Constant Breakthroughs

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Of late pundits have repeatedly argued that Apple under Tim Cook lacks the innovation it had under Steve Jobs. But just how frequently did Jobs really produce a game-changing innovation? Time's Harry McCracken lays out the hard numbers.

An oral history of Apple design

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Fast Company has put together this multipart series on the history of Apple design over the years, talking to many of the people involved. The first, fascinating installment kicks off in 1992.

Gold iPhone? It wouldn't be Apple's first brush with color

Rumor has it that Apple could ship a gold iPhone this fall. That wouldn't be out of character for the company, which has long experimented with colorful hardware.

Remains of the Day: Talk to the hand

Apple's brand is still riding high in all of its key markets; an under-the-radar group from the company is working on speech-recognition in Boston; and Apple's drafted academics to help increase its responsibility.

Profits dip again for Apple, while iPhone sales beat record

Apple on Tuesday reported its earnings for the third fiscal quarter of 2013.