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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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Expo Notes: CrazyTalk7 brings photo animation to iOS devices

CrazyTalk impressed us last year with its Mac OS X software, and now you can interact with animations on your iPhone or iPad.

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Day-O review: Me say day on the Mac's menu bar

Does OS X's lack of an easy-access menu-bar calendar drive you bananas? You can get one for free with Day-O.

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Advice from an Apple Tech: BitTorrent and older OS X installation discs, revisited

In the wake of a previous article that focused on the use of BitTorrent to acquire older OS X installation disc images when the required OS X installation disc was unavailable, some points of clarification need to be made.

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Comic: Birth of a rumor

Macworld and Rich Stevens of Diesel Sweeties present Multitouch Theater, a weekly cartoon about Macs, iOS, and everything in-between. This week: Classic looks through CRT-tinted glasses.

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Advice from an Apple Tech: How to get old Mac OS X install discs

Need to do a installation of an older Mac operating system, but you can't find the discs? You can find them if you do a little bit of searching.

The Macalope Weekly: Unresolved issues

Any time Apple makes a mistake you know it's time to bring out the kitchen sink.

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What you need to know about Apple's SSL bug

Apple patched a serious vulnerability in its implementation of SSL on iOS last Friday, but the Mac is still affected. If you're concerned or curious, here's how it might currently affect you.

Apple encryption mistake puts many desktop applications at risk

Apple's Mail, FaceTime, Calendar, Safari browser and Software Update could be vulnerable, a researcher said.

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Separated at birth: Why Apple won't merge OS X and iOS

Should Apple merge its two flagship operating systems into a single product? Not so fast, says contributor Marco Tabini.