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Apple rolls out Back to School promotion, adds iPhone to the mix

Apple on Tuesday kicked off its annual Back to School promotion, offering $100 gift cards with the purchase of a Mac, and $50 gift cards with the purchase of an iPad or, for the first time, an iPhone.

The Week in Mac Apps

The Week in Mac Apps: It's elemental

In this week's roundup of significant Mac app updates and releases, we've got solutions for managing money and files, browsing the Web, geocoding your photos, and even printing (yes, printing). And a standout iOS app makes its way to the Mac.

How to become an Apple Certified Macintosh Technician

To become Apple certified, you have to jump through some hoops. Chris Barylick talks about the steps you need to take.

The Week in Mac Accessories: Feeling Blu

This week's roundup of Mac accessories includes a Blu-ray player for your Mac and several items to protect your laptop from dirt, grime, and drops.

Switch to Mac: Buying your first Mac

You’ve decided to buy your first Mac. Now what? Chris Breen shows you how to be a smart shopper.

The best and worst Macs for upgrades and repairs

Believe it or not, upgradeability, durability, and repairability are parts of Apple’s DNA. Over the years, most Macs have lived up to that legacy, while others have fallen a little—or a lot—short. Here's a look at the best and worst Macs ever when it comes to repairability and upgradeability.

Ten years in the shadow of the Power Mac G5

The Power Mac G5 is a workstation with a design that lasted in the Apple's product line for over a decade

Slideshow: Apple hardware design mistakes

Apple designs some of the best computers on Earth, but the company does slip up every once in a while.

iOS 7 proves once again that change is the way Apple does business

Change can be hard for Apple, its developers, and its users, but John Moltz thinks that 'change' is just another word for 'opportunity.'

Mac Gems: OneSafe gives 1Password some password-saving competition

There's no shortage of password managers for OS X, but Lunabee's OneSafe, like the popular 1Password, sets itself apart with a smart feature set and impressive usability.