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The Week in Mac Apps: Sketching, taking notes, and keeping track of things

This week's roundup of new Mac apps has everything you need to make sure your important thoughts never slip through the cracks.

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OS X Yosemite is almost ready for its close-up as Apple releases GM candidate

Get ready for Continuity, hand-off, and more improvements when Yosemite drops.

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Apple says most Mac users are safe from 'Shellshock' Bash bug, promises quick fix

Don't panic! Your Mac is very, very unlikely to be affected by the 'Shellshock' Bash bug.

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The Week in Mac Apps: 9 tools for productivity

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find a tool that keeps your files in place, a beautiful photo editor, and a program that tells you where all your storage has gone.

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Parallels Desktop 10 brings Yosemite support, better Windows-Mac integration

The virtualization application will support Apple's latest release while offering improved performance for many common tasks.

Apple’s multi-terabit, $100M CDN is live--with paid connection to Comcast

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The powerful content delivery network could help speed downloads of iOS and OS X updates--sure to be a boon when Apple releases the much-anticipated iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite later this fall.

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13 things OS X Yosemite beta testers need to know

Apple last allowed public testing of a pre-release OS 14 years ago, but now it's letting OS X 10.10 out for an early spin.

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OS X Yosemite public beta arrives

Apple starts distributing a pre-release version of the new OS X to a million testers.

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Yosemite hands-on: Mail, Messages, and Calendar

Our hands on series with the first developer preview of OS X Yosemite concludes with a look at three core apps that have seen changes and improvements.

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Hands-on with OS X Yosemite: Safari slims down

Safari in OS X Yosemite sports a sleeker look, along with several new features. But we're a little cranky about the new, cramped title bar.

OS X 10.9.4 update fixes Wi-Fi network issue, includes Safari 7.0.5

The latest revision of Mavericks patches a number of bugs, including one that could prevent Macs from not joining a known Wi-Fi network.

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Hands-on with OS X Yosemite: Spotlight takes center stage

While the new version of Spotlight in OS X Yosemite replicates many of the features of launcher apps like LaunchBar and Alfred, it isn't likely to replace them for power-users.

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Hands-on with OS X Yosemite: Widgets by any other name

Notification Center gets some major updates in OS X Yosemite. Here's a hands-on look at what's coming.