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Lab tested: New Mac Pro is the speedster we've been waiting for (finally)

Macworld Lab ran a series of tests on a new 8-core Mac Pro, and if you're using professional software for high-end tasks, you'll like the results.

Macworld Lab: How we test Macs

How fast if your Mac? Macworld Lab explains how we use Speedmark 9 to gauge the performance of new and old Macs.

Pick the right Mac for you

Laptop or desktop? MacBook Air or MacBook Pro? We'll tell you what to consider when you're shopping for a new Mac.

Dialogue 1.2 review: Make phone calls on your iPhone through your Mac

Dialogue lets you set up your Mac as a Bluetooth "headset" so you can make phone calls through your iPhone and use the Mac's microphone and speakers.

iWork

Updates to Mac iWork add toolbar customization

Apple issued software updates for Keynote, Numbers, and Pages that include new toolbar customization for the Mac and bug fixes.

The Macalope: In nomine dumb

You will be shocked by this shocking revelation about Apple, yeah, it's a religion.

Logitech Ultrathin Touch Mouse T631 review: Slim, gesture-enabled mouse is great for travel

Logitech's Ultrathin Touch Mouse T631 sacrifices some ergonomics for portability, but the result is an impressively travel-friendly mouse that gives you much of the Multi-Touch functionality of a trackpad.

The Week in Mac Accessories: Open, Sesame!

This week's roundup of new Mac gear includes a device that ensures that your MacBook works only when you're nearby. Plus, we've got new keyboards, new speakers, and more.

15-inch Retina MacBook Pro

15-inch Retina MacBook Pro review: A tale of two laptops

Apple offers two standard configurations of its 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro, and the benchmarks tell very difference stories for each one.

15-inch Retina MacBook Pro (Late 2013 review): A tale of two laptops

Apple offers two standard configurations of the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display. And they couldn't be more different.

2013 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display

13-inch Retina MacBook Pro review: Thinner, lighter, and faster never hurts

If you've been holding out on getting a new 13-inch MacBook Pro, now's the time to buy.

13-inch MacBook Pros (Late 2013) review: Thinner, lighter, faster

If you've been holding out on getting a new 13-inch MacBook Pro, now's the time to buy.

Mavericks Library folder

How to view the ~/Library folder in Mavericks

Ever since Lion (OS X 10.7), Apple has hidden your personal Library folder (~/Library) by default. In Lion and Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8), you could make the folder visible, but it required some work. In Mavericks (OS X 10.9), it's a simple, easily accessible setting.

Where to buy an old Mac Pro

Apple has removed the tower Mac Pro from the regular online Apple Store, which means its days of availability are numbered. But if you're still looking for the Mac tower, there are a few places you can dig one up.