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Apple issues NTP security update for OS X

Apple releases a critical security update that affects OS X Mountain Lion, Mavericks, and Yosemite users.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Holiday puzzles, activity planning, and time-saving utilities

This week’s roundup of new Mac apps brings you a little holiday cheer, a way to keep your burgeoning digital comic library in check, and a couple tools to bring order into the chaos of your daily life.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Writing, cycling, timing, and keeping fit

This week's roundup of new Mac apps brings you a great collection of everything you need to keep tabs on your physical activity, your writing work, and the time you spend at your keyboard.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Photos, paper designs, travel, and fun with Mickey

This week’s roundup of new Mac apps has a bit of Disney magic in it, combined with more serious tools for travelers, scientists, photographers, and those who like to keep tabs on their time.

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Apple delivers another Yosemite beta as Wi-Fi issues persist

It's not clear what this second beta of the OS is designed to fix

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The Week in Mac Apps: Wake up, draw, connect, and listen

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find no shortage of great tools for everything from keeping you awake to letting you draw beautiful pictures.

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Mac users say Yosemite 10.10.1 update did nothing to fix Wi-Fi

Apple’s support forums are still filled with complaints about dropped or sluggish wireless connectivity in Yosemite.

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Let the right one in: Apple uses two doors to manage malware

WireLurker and Masque Attack show the different paths Apple has taken for app security, and how Apple could loosen the reins of iOS without putting most users at additional risk.

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Fix This App: Writer Pro

Sleek and sophisticated, Writer Pro offered a distraction-free writing experience alongside professional features that serious writers craved. But in reality, it didn't quite deliver as promised.

Handoff and Continuity: What if they don't 'just work'?

When gee-whiz features don't work, it's an exercise in frustration, and Apple should do more to help users troubleshoot their issues.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Image editors, a menu bar music app, and more

This week’s roundup of new Mac apps is all about sight and sound, with software that will make your photos gorgeous, keep you sane in a noisy environment, and entertain you with some music.

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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