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Apple vulnerability could allow firmware modifications in older Macs, researcher says

Older Apple systems unlock the firmware after a computer goes to sleep

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The Week in Mac Apps: Clean up your contacts, folders, and desktop

This week's roundup of new Mac apps brings you all kinds of ways to keep your folders tidy and files organized—plus a couple of apps just for fun.

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Smart uses for smart albums in Photos for OS X

If you're still manually organizing your photos into albums, it's time to check out smart albums.

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Do you need to care if Apple changes its system font? (Spoiler: Nah.)

If Apple does change iOS and OS X's system font to San Francisco to match the Apple Watch, the font itself is only half the story.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Meet Alternote, a distraction-free Evernote client

In this week’s roundup of Mac apps, you’ll find apps for taking notes and getting your thoughts organized, even when you’re on the go. Plus, we're bringing you great tools for managing your photos, drawing your next org chart, and translating foreign languages.

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To-do app Wunderlist debuts API integrations with Slack, HipChat and more

Looking to become more useful to its 13 million users, Wunderlist releases its public API to integrate with chat apps and calendars.

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6 iTunes problems Apple needs to fix

iTunes is probably among the most used apps on your Mac, and there are several ways it could provide a better experience.

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Podcast: Beta think twice, it's all right

Glenn and Susie discuss whether it's smart to put betas of iOS and OS X on your everyday devices. Plus, we praise our experience with the new MacBook and gripe about early Apple Watch apps.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Allocator raises the bar for other investment apps

This week's roundup of Mac apps brings you great ways to add richness to your audio recordings and screen captures, calendar software that covers your entire year, and more.

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Get your first look at iOS 8.4 beta 3 and its new Music app

Apple has released a third beta version of iOS 8.4, including a revamped Music app, as well as a new beta build of OS X Yosemite 10.10.4.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Keep your bookmarks all in one place with URL Manager Pro, and more

This week’s Mac app roundup brings you tools to organize your notes, manage your finances, and, when you’re ready to relax, write a song or two.

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The 10 Mac games you need to play from April 2015

Action, adventure, space travel, and bread—a fine mix of options to consider.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Dance to your own groove with BeatLine, animate a story with Creature, and more

In this week's roundup of new Mac apps, we bring you a tool that lets you cut your own groove, a dashboard widget that helps you keep up with the news, and an app that makes sure you don't wake up your boss at 3:00 a.m. (unless you really want to).