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The Week in Mac Apps: Diapositive brings Instagram to your desktop

This week's roundup of Mac apps brings you a friendly clock app, software that keeps an eye on your Mac while you're away, and a way to ensure that your data has a chance to leave your hard drive before your hard drive leaves you.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Bigger sound with Boom 2, Calendar at your fingertips with Spotlife, and more

This week's roundup of new Mac apps brings you a way to improve your sound, a calendar that won't go away, and all the financial calculations you can handle—and then some.

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5 things Apple is doing to please developers

Version 2.0 of Swift and upgraded frameworks for Watch apps are on the way

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WWDC 2015: Presenting the Apple Design Award winners

Crossy Road, Fantastical 2, and Pacemaker are but a few of the apps to take home a trophy.

WWDC 2015: The top 3 biggest reveals

Siri gets smarter. Apple Watch gets much more useful. And is Apple Music poised to kill other streaming music services by offering every feature imaginable?

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Apple frees casual iOS developers of membership requirement

Pro developers only have to pay $99 a year to develop for OS X, iOS and Apple Watch

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Apple reveals OS X 10.11 El Capitan, promising better speed and other upgrades

From pinning web pages to showing multiple desktops, This OS X upgrade includes welcome improvements to Safari, Mail and more.

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Thunderbolt's future on the Mac could be saved by the USB-C port

Intel just announced Thunderbolt 3 will use the same connector Apple just put on the 12-inch MacBook.

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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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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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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.