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Does Apple assign engineers to fake projects?

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Does Apple really test its employees' loyalties by assigning them to phantom projects? Or is that just an urban myth? Ars Technica's Jacqui Cheng investigates.

Macworld/iWorld Video: A word from developers

Paul Kafasis, Guy English, and Rob Rhyne join Macworld's Dan Moren to talk software development at this year's Macworld/iWorld conference.

Quicken Essentials users can switch with iBank update

Users frustrated with Quicken Essentials now have another option: iBank. The latest version of the Mac financial software has added the ability to import files from Intuit's offering.

Apple releases OS X Server 2.2.1

An update to Apple's server add-on for Mountain Lion brings a few new features and bug fixes.

Remains of the Day: Small change

More "information"--if it can be called such--about the iPad mini's rumored Retina display, Mac OS X 10.9 may soon roar onto the scene, and Apple's shrinking yet another of its products (sort of).

Introducing Macworld's iCloud Starter Guide

Confused about iCloud? Need troubleshooting help? Macworld's editors have collected everything you need to know in our newest ebook.

In his own words: Tim Cook on Apple earnings and more

What Tim Cook said about Apple, the first quarter of 2013, the iPad, and more in the company's first quarter earnings call.

2012 in review: The year in Mac

The Mac had a big year in 2012, with several major product revamps, a new operating system, and record sales. Dan Moren runs the highlight reel.

Mac users get an official Ubuntu One client

Unlike Google Drive, which lacks Linux software, Canonical's cloud storage service is now fully cross-platform.

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Apple releases Supplemental Update 2.0 for Mountain Lion 10.8.2

Apple on Tuesday released a Mountain Lion update for 2012 Mac systems.

Logitech introduces Mac-based video surveillance

Logitech Alert Commander for Mac allows users to tie in six Logitech Alert security cameras into a single HD dashboard, viewed live or in playback, giving them full surveillance over households and small offices.

Remains of the Day: Everybody was kung-fu fighting

Apple may dip Intel chips, OS X 10.9 is waking up from a cat nap, and Amazon's taking home the bacon in Europe.

A Halloween treat for Linux and Mac users: CrossOver is free today

Now available with 12 months of support, this software lets Windows apps run on other platforms.

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What Apple's executive reshuffle means for the products you use

Senior editor Dan Moren detects a consistent throughline in Apple's recent reorganization: a trend towards better integration.

Tim Cook: Apple by the numbers

Apple CEO Tim Cook came to Tuesday’s media event armed with numbers to demonstrate his company’s continued dominance. The biggest number? In the month since its release, iOS 6 has been downloaded to more than 200 million devices.