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The Week in Mac Apps: Carrot brings witty weather to your desktop

A popular iOS app thunders into this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, bringing a not-so-sunny disposition and forecasts with personality.

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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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The 10 Mac games you need to play from July 2015

An epic Star Wars quest and lots of awesome-looking indies to save you from the late summer heat.

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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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The Week in Mac Apps: Get the perfect brew going with Roaster

This week's roundup of new Mac apps serves up a way to reduce the stress of walking down the aisle, an app that teaches the art of brewing a perfect cup of coffee, a photo tool, and much more.

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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.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Publish your own tweetstorm with TweetPublisher

In this week's roundup of Mac apps, we bring you tools for sharing everything you need to get work done, a musical escape for your downtime, and one of our favorite writing apps.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Encrypto makes sharing private data easy

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find an app that keep your secrets secret, a bit of science for every occasion, and software that makes capturing your screen as easy as pie.

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Apple releases supplemental update to El Capitan public beta

Fixes a problem with 32-bit software.

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Microsoft releases Office 2016 for Mac, but just for Office 365

After about half a decade of waiting for an up-to-date version of Office for the Mac, Microsoft has delivered -- even before it ships Office 2016 for Windows PCs.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Snow Daze makes your summer photos look like Christmas in July

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find a great way to make sure your bills are never late, tools that help your digital design efforts, and an app that turns summer into winter at the click of your mouse.

Apple releases tons of security updates for recent flaws and exploits

Along with Apple Music came fixes for a laundry list of exploits and a long-overdue change to Apple's digital certificate policy.