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The Macalope: The fine art of trolling

The Macalope locks horns with one of his oldest foes, in an attempt to uncover whether one can tell the difference between ignorance and willful trolling.

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Microsoft adds two-factor authentication to keep accounts secure

If you're an active user of Outlook, SkyDrive, Office Web Apps, or other Microsoft services, you may want to add two-step verification for an extra layer of security.

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6 killer Mac features we'd love to see in Windows PCs

Even if you'd never lay a finger on a Mac, you have to admit these Apple-made features would rock on a Windows PC.

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Remains of the Day: Risky business

Are you sitting down? Because the Wall Street Journal says Apple's going to release a new iPhone this year. I know! Elsewhere, Alan Kay takes a potshot at the iPad, and the first Steve Jobs movie gets ready to hit many of your screens.

Apple fans: Microsoft is no longer the enemy

For years, Apple devotees often looked to Microsoft as the enemy. Developer Brent Simmons makes the case that the situation has changed.

The Macalope Weekly: That's one opinion

Are all opinions created equal? Probably not these.

Dropbox 2.0 revamps menu bar interface

Version 2.0 of Dropbox brings a brand new experience to the app's venerable menu bar interface.

The Macalope Weekly: People hate clowns

So why does Forbes keep trotting them out?

Adobe releases emergency Flash patch for Windows and OS X systems

Adobe recently released an emergency update for Flash Player on all platforms after two vulnerabilities were discovered in the wild targeting Windows and Mac OS X PCs.

New Year's resolution: Vanquish technology vices

Kick bad technology habits in the new year with these tips from Kirk McElhearn.