Don't-Miss Operating System Stories

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Apple releases OS X El Capitan 10.11.1 update

New emojis! Microsoft Office 2016 fixes! Mail fixes! Did we mention the new emojis?

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3D Touch: A great feature that could be even better

3D Touch is only at its first baby steps, but it needs improvements to really become beneficial.

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Is Apple's OS X security honeymoon ending?

Apple scored unforgettable hits against Microsoft with its Mac vs. PC ads, which anthropomorphized Windows as a sneezing, miserable office worker.

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Hands-on with Disk Utility in El Capitan: Tool for storage devices gets a facelift

A utility you hope rarely to need gets a complete overhaul, omitting familiar features and making some actions easier to carry out.

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Hands-on with Spotlight in El Capitan: Location info, natural language searches, UI tweaks, and more

A look at the tweaks to the built-in search engine in OS X 10.11.

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El Capitan FAQ: Everything you need to know about OS X 10.11

Answers to general questions about El Capitan to help you decide about installing it on your Mac.

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Apple releases iOS 9.0.1 update

Bug fixes, bug fixes, and more bug fixes.

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Mark your calendar: Apple announces OS X El Capitan and iOS 9 release dates

It's going to be a busy September for iOS and Mac users.

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Apple releases OS X El Capitan Public Beta 5

It appeared, disappeared, and came back. For good this time.

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Apple releases iOS 8.4.1, OS X 10.10.5, and iTunes 12.2.2 updates

Time to update your devices.

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Wi-Fi issues continue to hamper OS X users despite updates

People who upgraded to iOS 8 are also experiencing Wi-Fi woes that Apple has yet to address.

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Apple readies another crack at ending Yosemite's Wi-Fi ills

Apple is putting the final touches on the next update to OS X Yosemite as it again tries to stamp out Wi-Fi problems customers have complained of since the operating system launched in October.

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iPhone 6 sales boost Apple's smartphone OS market share

The gains came at the expense of Android.