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Apple is reportedly opening future iOS betas to the public

The move would signal a more open Apple, after the company began allowing the public early access to Yosemite last year.


Apple promises developers better stability, performance for Swift

The company has been on a bug-killing mission with the latest version of the language.

Time to update: Yosemite 10.10.2 and iOS 8.1.3 are here

From Wi-Fi issues to FaceTime fixes, Apple is ironing out some bugs.

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The first 10 apps to install on your brand-new Mac

Just unwrapped a shiny new Mac? Seek out these essentials first, and thank us later.

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Forensic software gets around Apple's iCloud security features

Elcomsoft's Phone Breaker can pull data from iCloud accounts with a person's knowledge

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Autodesk entices schools and students with free, renewable three-year licenses

A free offer to use products like AutoCAD, 3ds Max, and Maya should excite art and design schools, and that's just what Autodesk wants.