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The Macalope Weekly: Solutions in search of a problem

Pundits come up with the craziest ways to fix Apple's imaginary problems.

The Macalope: Sources say Apple doomed

Oh, the sources you'll find when trying to write jerky headlines about Apple.

The Macalope: Where vision doesn't meet the road

Does vision end when you ship a working product?

Save your Internet bacon with two-factor authentication

Why log in once when you can log in twice? Two-factor authentication can give you some added protection, and it's fairly easy to set up.

on techhive.com

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Microsoft disputes tests that suggest Windows 8.1 has a battery life problem

MacBooks continue to outlast PC laptops. But why?

The Macalope: Of course

Why would one even ask if Apple's competitors are going to beat it?

The Macalope Weekly: A fundamental lack of understanding

There are reasons for things. You just have to try to actually understand them.

Keep your Microsoft account safer with two-factor authentication

SkyDrive, Outlook.com, Office 365, Xbox Live - your Microsoft account is the gateway to too many critical services to secure with a simple password.

on techhive.com

The Macalope: Who's driving this bus?

Who's leading who to free operating systems?

The free-OS revolution: What Apple's Mavericks move means for Windows

Apple's claim of revolutionizing pricing with OS X Mavericks isn't quite as revolutionary as claimed. The new-age "One Microsoft" is already laying the groundwork for free Windows upgrades.

on pcworld.com