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5 cool widgets for Yosemite's Notification Center

Power up your Notification Center with these widgets that calculate, keep tabs on your email, and order your to-do list.

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Apple asks developers to focus on Wi-Fi in first Yosemite beta update

The mention in the release notes may indicate Apple has finally acknowledged the OS may have a Wi-Fi bug

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Swedish hacker finds 'serious' vulnerability in OS X Yosemite

A full disclosure is likely to be published in January.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Writing, calculating, organizing, and more

In this week's roundup of new Mac apps, you'll find some great software for writing, calculating, archiving—and even modeling clay.

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Next Office for Mac leaks, shots of UI appear

Microsoft Office for the Mac is long overdue for an update. Are these the first screenshots?

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Apple mum as Mac owners tussle with Yosemite over Wi-Fi problems

Complaints continue to pour in from users whose Wi-Fi is malfunctioning after upgrading to the new Mac OS X version

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How to fix the four most annoying quirks of Yosemite

Yosemite isn't all Handoff rainbows and Continuity cupcakes. If parts of it are making you grumpy, here's how to set them (and the universe) right again.

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Apple says Yosemite’s Spotlight Suggestions don’t violate your privacy

The company stands by its new feature, which doesn’t share your search results with third parties.

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Apple patches OS X to protect against POODLE

Apple has issued a security update for OS X Mavericks and Mountain Lion meant to protect Macs against possible POODLE attacks.

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Apple’s October event recap: iPads, Apple Pay, new Macs, and more

Missed Apple's big event on Thursday? Check out what's bigger, thinner, golder, and coming soon.

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Hands on: The new 27-inch iMac with 5K Retina display shows stunning detail

Apple rolls out its biggest Retina display ever, with 14.7 million pixels across 27 inches of bright, beautiful screen.

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OS X Yosemite: A new design built just for Retina Macs

An in-depth, hands-on look at the design changes in OS X Yosemite.

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OS X Yosemite: Get to know the new, slimmed-down Safari

Safari in OS X Yosemite sports a sleeker look, along with several new features. But we're a little cranky about the new, cramped title bar.