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Microsoft acknowledges Office 2016-OS X El Capitan crashes but lacks ETA for fix

Microsoft has acknowledged that Office for Mac 2016 users are encountering frequent crashes and implied that it's working on a fix, but offered no timetable for when it will be delivered.

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Office 2016 for Mac users plagued by crashes after upgrading to OS X El Capitan

After Apple released the new OS X El Capitan on Wednesday, users streamed to a Microsoft support discussion forum to report that Office 2016 for Mac regularly crashed, crippling their productivity.

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Hands-on with Notes 4 in El Capitan

Apple's Notes app has some features that makes it more useful.

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Hands-on with Safari 9 in El Capitan: Little changes make a big difference

The browser in OS X 10.11 El Capitan has new features that you'll use right away.

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Hands-on with Mail 9 in El Capitan: Improved full-screen support, swipe gestures, and more

A look at the new features in Apple's upcoming email app.

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Apple releases OS X El Capitan Public Beta 6

The new update comes less than two weeks after the release of the previous update.

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Macworld’s September Digital Edition: OS X El Capitan First Look

Jason Snell takes us around Apple’s first public beta of OSX El Capitan.

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Parallels Desktop 11 lets Mac users say 'Hey Cortana'

Parallels Desktop 11 launched late Tuesday, with support for the latest desktop operating systems, along with new marquee features like the ability to run.


Italian teen finds two zero-day vulnerabilities in Apple's OS X

The exploit he developed yields root access

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Why you shouldn't freak out about this week's scary-sounding Mac exploits

Researchers document two OS X security flaws that shouldn't cause you to lose sleep, as severe as they sound.

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Apple releases fourth public beta of OS X 10.11 El Capitan

Attention beta testers: It's time to update your Mac.

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Hands-on with Maps in El Capitan: Public transportation gets front and center

If you’re planning a bus trip to Shenzhen to see your next Apple gadget manufactured, Maps in El Capitan can help.

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Apple releases the third public beta of OS X 10.11 El Capitan

If you're in the beta program, it's time to update.

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Macworld’s August Digital Edition: Apple Music is live

Jason Snell gives you six reasons to get excited about El Capitan. Also, Apple Music is live, and despite some early stutters, its streaming service rocks. Plus: Senior Editor Roman Loyola reviews the iMac with Retina 5k display and Thunderbolt 2 docks.