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13 things OS X Yosemite beta testers need to know

Apple last allowed public testing of a pre-release OS 14 years ago, but now it's letting OS X 10.10 out for an early spin.

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I'm dreaming of a pocket Macintosh

Can you imagine a Macintosh in a smartphone form factor? Benj Edwards can, and he uses his imagination to create what he calls the MacBook Pocket.

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A cure for too many contacts

If you have 10,000+ contacts you may have some difficulty syncing them with your devices. It may be time to become less social or whittle down your lists of acquaintances.

Fringe theories

Time to put on your tinfoil hats and get crazy, people.

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Eight OS X Yosemite features we wish we could use right now

Apple preview of OS X Yosemite gave us a taste of what to expect when the new OS is released this fall. Some of the new features have us wishing we didn't have to wait.

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Live blog: WWDC 2014 keynote

Jason Snell, Dan Moren, and Serenity Caldwell will be live in San Francisco for Apple's 2014 developer's conference keynote.

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Why Apple's opacity with developers is bad for users

Getting Cupertino's attention when things go wrong can be a hard proposition and can ultimately damage the user experience, say third-party developers.

So long, TrueCrypt: 5 alternative encryption tools that can lock down your data

Don't trust TrueCrypt anymore. Take a look at a few of the options available to you.

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10 for 10: 10 things we'd like to see in OS X 10.10

At next week's WWDC Apple is expected to unveil the latest update to the Mac OS, version 10.10. In keeping with the 'tens' theme, here are ten improvements we'd like to see in the desktop OS.

The Macalope Weekly: Schooling

Get ready to be schooled, kids! Because several technology doctors are in the house and itching to dish out some malpractice.