Don't-Miss OS X Stories

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Mac 911: Why is my Mac full of a million tiny files?

Or 1.3 million tiny files, to be slightly more exact.

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iFixit uncovers the Force Touch trackpad in the 2015 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro

The new MacBook isn't the only Apple laptop to get a fancy new pressure-sensitive trackpad, though it may not be exactly the same model.

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Don't FREAK out about the latest security warnings

FREAK is last week's worry, but installing untrusted applications is a perennial worry. It's a two-fer (or two-fear) in this column, about security issues new and old.

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Will your new MacBook crash to the ground without MagSafe? (Yes.)

In which Glenn Fleishman talks to physics experts and does a lot of math to calculate if tripping over your MacBook's USB-C charging cable will knock it off the desk. Spoiler: Don't trip over your MacBook cable.

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Podcast: Hands-on impressions of the Apple Watch and new MacBook

Glenn and Susie have a lot to talk about, from the shiny new single-port MacBook to Susie's experience with the Apple Watch.


Snowden docs show CIA's attempts to hack Apple devices

Documents leaked by Edward Snowden detail how the CIA repeatedly tried to crack the security in Mac OS X and iOS applications.


Welcome to the Mac: Revisiting OS X's welcome movies

After an eBay purchase and a long dance to install Tiger, Christopher Phin was rewarded with the charming "welcome" movies he'd forgotten all about.

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Thunderbolted: USB-C is our new connection overlord. Get used to it.

In with the new, and out with the...everything else.

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First look: Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac doesn't feel like an afterthought

A free preview is available to try, and surprise, it provides a seamless experience with Office on other platforms.

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4 things iPhoto can do that Photos can't (yet)

If you aren't running Yosemite, or you just don't want to switch to Photos yet, here are some reasons to stick with iPhoto.

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Get your hands on Photos for OS X with Yosemite 10.10.3 public beta release

Registered beta users don't have to wait to test drive Yosemite's new features.

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Podcast: Good morning Glenn

In Glenn Fleishman's first episode hosting the Macworld Podcast, we freak out about malware and geek out about Apple Pay.