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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

How the iPad Air stacks up against its competitors

In the battle of large tablets, Apple's featherweight floats like a butterfly, stings like a bee.

on techhive.com