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Connecting two Macs using Thunderbolt

Macworld Lab took two new Mac Pros and used IP over Thunderbolt to connect the two machines together. How does the file transfer performance compare to gigabit ethernet?

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Cloak: Super-secure Net connections without the hassle

When you're using a wireless network away from home or work (at your local coffee shop, say), how do you keep your communications secure? VPNs can help, but they can be hard to set up. Cloak makes it easy.

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Two backup options for three computers

You have one Mac mini, two laptops, and an AirPort Extreme base station. What backup options do you have? Chris Breen suggests two.

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Screens is a portal into your Mac

Sometimes there's no replacement for sitting in front of your Mac. Fortunately, Screens exists to bring your Mac to your iOS device.

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The Week in Mac Accessories: Bag it up!

Our latest roundup of Mac accessories includes several laptop bags that are almost more beautiful than the computer itself. Plus we've got storage solutions, shortcut keyboards, and more.

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Steve Wozniak visits Xiaomi in China, endorses its products

Wozniak was invited on a speaking engagement to help inspire the company's engineers.

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WiFi Explorer review: Find problems with and optimize your wireless network

WiFi explorer is a nifty Mac utility that lets you gather an impressive amount of data about the Wi-Fi networks within range of your Mac.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Get out of my hair

This week's roundup brings you a rather shaggy (but great) way to organize your mind, a great HDR tool, a little something to help you keep an eye on your favorite cryptocurrency, and a few games to round out the holidays.

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How to set up port forwarding

Port forwarding is one of those arcane processes that make so many people throw up their hands in frustration. Here's how to navigate the treacherous waters.

Hosts review: Simple System Preferences pane makes network tweaks easy

Most of us don't need to edit our Mac's hosts file very often, but when we do, the free Hosts preference pane makes it a snap to do so.