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Get a sneak peek at the new emoji coming to iOS, macOS, and watchOS

Also, play Guess That Emoji Movie Title!

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macOS High Sierra: The new Safari takes steps to reduce persistent user tracking, but is it enough?

High Sierra Safari has Intelligent Tracking Prevention, but controlling browser-based blocking isn't the whole story.

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macOS High Sierra Public Beta is now available: Here’s how to install it on your Mac

Interested in trying out Apple's next Mac operating system? You're in luck, because Apple has just released the macOS High Sierra Public Beta.

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How safe is iMessage in the cloud?

Apple says iOS 11 and High Sierra will store your iMessages in iCloud, and sync Siri and Photos’ people identification, too.

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25 great Mac games under $10 each

Spanning genres and styles, these Mac games deliver big fun at tiny prices.

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The Week in Apple News and Rumors: iOS 11, macOS High Sierra, iMac Pro, HomePod, and more

Apple headlines for the week ending June 9, 2017.

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Podcast 561: WWDC you soon

The big Apple developer’s event is just around the corner, and we present our wishlists, especially for tvOS.

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Apple’s new iCloud security requirements: How it affects you and the software you use

Starting June 15, you have to use a unique password for non-Apple contacts, calendar, and email apps, but Apple isn’t going far enough.

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Apple simplifies Windows 10 installs with support for Windows 10 Creators Update

Apple updated its macOS Sierra OS to more easily allow users to install the latest version of Windows 10 on their Macs.

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Apple releases iOS 10.3.2, watchOS 3.2.2, tvOS 10.2.1, and macOS 10.12.5

Start the week by updating your Apple devices.

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Trojan malware infests official HandBrake for Mac downloads

Hackers compromised a download server for HandBrake, a popular open-source program for converting video files, and used it to distribute a macOS version of the application that contained malware.

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New macOS malware OSX/Dok requires a lot of manual steps

OSX/Dok is now blocked, but it didn’t rely on any system exploits to install.

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Stealthy Mac malware spies on encrypted browser traffic

A new malware program that targets macOS users is capable of spying on encrypted browser traffic and stealing sensitive information.

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Little Flocker reincarnates as Xfence, a free beta from F-Secure

A ransomware-protection tool will continue in development as Xfence.