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Mac malware, possibly made in Iran, targets U.S. defense industry

Just because you’re using a Mac doesn’t mean you’re safe from hackers. That’s what two security researchers are warning, after finding a Mac-based malware that may be an attempt by Iranian hackers to target the U.S. defense industry.

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Financial analysts forecast flat Mac sales

Though Wall Street expects Apple to report better iPhone sales later today, financial analysts don't expect a similar boost in Mac sales numbers.

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Apple quashes bugs in iOS, macOS and Safari

Apple on Monday updated macOS Sierra to 10.12.3, patching 11 security vulnerabilities in the desktop OS and released iOS 10.2.1, an update to fix 18 security flaws in the mobile OS.

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Mac malware is found targeting biomedical research

A Mac malware that’s been spying on biomedical industry may have been circulating undetected for years, according to new research.

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Is MacBook Pro the future of the Apple desktop?

Claims of a 32GB RAM Kaby Lake MacBook Pro put the 'end of the Mac Pro' conversation back on the table.

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Apple fixes the Consumer Reports MacBook Pro battery flaw

Turns out an incredibly obscure Safari browser flaw was at fault

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How to use the Safari Develop Menu on a Mac

Even though these tools are aimed at developers they do include some that should be of some use to almost any Mac user.

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The 'Late 2016' MacBook Pro isn't exciting, but still leads by example

Apple's latest MacBook Pros might not be as pedestrian as they seem.

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Microsoft’s OS supremacy over Apple to end in 2017

Apple will jump ahead of Microsoft this year as shipments of devices powered by its operating systems are expected to outnumber those running Windows.

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Mac’s share falls to five-year low

Apple's Mac share of personal computers worldwide fell to a five-year low in last month.

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MacBook Pro USB-C move is a new gold rush

Apple's move to USB-C just kickstarted the accessories industry

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Apple's macOS file encryption can be bypassed without latest fixes

Without the macOS update released this week, Apple's disk encryption can be easily bypassed by connecting a specially crafted device to a locked Macbook.

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Apple answers MacBook Pro battery gripes -- by yanking time-remaining estimate

Apple responded to complaints about too-short battery life in its new MacBook Pro by removing the time-remaining estimate from macOS.

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Microsoft brands new MacBook Pro 'disappointment,' touts boost in trade-ins for Surface

Microsoft today boasted that more customers than ever before traded in an Apple laptop for one of its own Surface-branded devices.

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10 reasons to love the USB-C ports on the new MacBook Pro

There are numerous advantages to Apple's latest I/O transition

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Apple deals gift cards to lure Black Friday shoppers

After a one-year absence, Apple today returned to Black Friday by offering gift cards worth up to $150 with the purchase of select company hardware.

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Scalpers try to cash in on MacBook Pro shortage

Profiteers are trying to cash in on shortages of Apple's new MacBook Pro notebook with sales on eBay.

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Hands on: 15-in. MacBook Pro delivers on speed and design – for a price

There's a lot to like in Apple's new MacBook Pro -- newer chips, faster SSD storage, and brighter, better display. But it's the Touch Bar that represents the biggest change.

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Does Apple really want to kill Automator, AppleScript?

Shock termination of veteran Apple developer guru sends shockwaves across the Mac community

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Mingis on Tech: Show-and-tell with the new MacBook Pros

It's a lot easier to really judge a laptop when you've got it in hand -- especially when it's Apple's new MacBook Pro with the Touch Bar.

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