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With Stickers commercial, Apple wants us to connect with our devices

A new commercial from Cupertino shows MacBook Airs like you've never seen them--at least in an Apple commercial. Contributor Marco Tabini thinks it carries a deeper message.

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Which Mac should I buy?

Heading back to school and you're trying to decide which Mac to buy? Our guide has the lowdown on every Mac that Apple has to offer. Find out which Mac is best for you.

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5 apps that will make Windows users feel at home on a Mac

Make the move to Mac OS smoother with WineBottler, Last Pass, Caffeine and these other tools.

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Apple launches Back to School promo, offers gift cards with purchase

As in past years, Apple is offering a gift card to the Apple Store alongside the qualifying purchase of a Mac, iPad, or iPhone for the upcoming school year.

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Discounts on iPhones, Macs, and more: What's the deal?

Cheaper Macs and iPods and more frequent discounts on iPhone and iPads are great news for customers. But they also show that Apple more in control of its market than ever.

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Understanding the limitations of a Mac's microphone

A Mac's internal mic is fine for FaceTime and other light audio chores, but not something you want to record your musical performances. Chris Breen discusses options.

Missed connections

Pundits are looking for answers in all the wrong places.

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MacBook Air review: A little faster, a little slower, a little more affordable

The new 2014 MacBook Air offers a small speed increase in processor speed, but it's still a good value. (This review has been updated to include the $1099 11-inch MacBook Air with 256GB of flash storage.)

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The Week in Mac Accessories: Good wood

This week's roundup of new gear for your Mac brings several accessories made straight from the tree. Plus, new ways to protect your laptop, Thunderbolt-ready accessories, and more.

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Battery Diag review: Monitor your MacBook's battery health with a click

Battery Diag sits in your menu bar and provides easy, one-click access to battery information.