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First look: Astropad turns your iPad into a graphics tablet for your Mac

With an emphasis on performance, and customized Photoshop controls, Astropad could be a starving artist's Cintiq stand-in.

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Private I: Encrypting email with public keys

In part 1 of a series on PGP, Glenn Fleishman explains the problem with email and why end-to-end encryption is within your reach.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Apps for geography, file management, and more

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find a new way to keep your files organized, a little math help for your kids, and the answer to every geography question you could ever imagine.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Photo management tools, a hard drive organizer, and more

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, we have software that helps you rule over all your electronics, reclaim your hard disk space, and take your pictures to a whole new level.

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Think Retro: Apple's fonts have always been as classy as its products

Take a stroll down typeface memory lane.

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The mysterious case of the unauthorized iTunes Store purchases

A big storm. A power outage. Then suddenly, eight songs starting with the letter M appear in Glenn Fleishman's purchase history. Huh?

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The Week in Mac Apps: A menu app for Dropbox, tools for file sharing, and more

This week’s roundup of new Mac apps is chock full of apps designed to make your life easier, from organizing your media to managing your files—and even a tool for planning your next vacation.

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The 10 Mac games you need to play from January 2015

Big or small, brand new or remastered, these are the games that caught our eye.

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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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The Week in Mac Apps: Updates from LastPass and 1Password, and more

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find apps that keep your data private, help you organize your pictures, and help you manage your finances without breaking the bank.

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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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The Week in Mac Apps: Track time and stay focused

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find a few ways to keep focused and save your precious time for more useful activities—like solving math problems or watching videos online.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Sleep better, keep your Mac awake, and fix your Wi-Fi

This week’s roundup of new Mac apps has a little something for everyone, from software that helps you sleep to software that helps you prevent your Mac from sleeping.