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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.

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Apple users put at risk by 3-week delay between OS X and iOS patches, researchers say

IOS users were kept vulnerable for three weeks to known security issues previously patched in Safari for OS X, a former Apple employee said.

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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.

Multi-Touch Theater

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.