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Streamline The System Preferences Dialog In Mac OS X

The System Preferences dialog controls just about everything on your Mac OS X machine, from trackpad behaviour to screen timeout delay. If you’ve never really delved into the menus though, you might not realise you can hide the settings you don’t regularly use, making it easier to find the ones you do.


Running Old Mac II Software On A Smartwatch Is A Great And Terrible Idea

Video: When Macintosh II debuted in 1987, it was the first colour display for Apple computers. It was a software leap forward to be sure, and now it fits on your wrist — if that’s something you want.


Make Your Mac Feel Like New Again With A Fresh Install Of OS X

Remember that zippy performance and warm feeling you got when you booted up your Mac for the first time? Seems a long time ago, doesn’t it? Thankfully, getting everything wiped and back to its original state isn’t too complicated or painful a procedure any more. Here’s how to go about it in the latest Mac OS X.


I Don't Need This Cool Macintosh Neue, But I Want It So Badly

I really would have no practical use for this Neo-Macintosh or Macintosh Neue or whatever you want to call it. But I want it. I would totally buy it. I’d probably only use it to write the book I will never finish and play Crystal Quest, but it would be totally mine if Apple ever made it. So silly, so good.


Apple's First Ever Automated OS X Update Will Patch a Critical Flaw

Apple has pushed out out its first-ever automated security update to Macs. The patch will fix a security flaw that could see hackers gain remote access to computers.


The Switcher Diaries: A Switcher's Guide To Windows 8.1

As a Mac user, it can be jarring switching back to Windows. Even just for a day, or in my case, a week. Here are all the problems I’ve run into so far, and ways to fix them to make your life as a switcher easier.


Belkin Thunderbolt 2 Express Dock: Australian Review

It’s baaaaaaaack, he said with an obnoxious musical twang. Belkin’s follow-up album to the original, weirdly expensive/oddly compelling Thunderbolt Express Dock is here. While it’s still expensive and odd, it’s still stupidly handy to have on your desk. Here’s why.


New Malware Infects Macs And Then iPhones Via USB

A team of security researchers has discovered a new malware campaign called WireLurker that targets Apple’s desktop and mobile devices. Currently aimed at Chinese users, the team says it’s “the biggest in scale we have ever seen.”


Microsoft Finally Announces The New Outlook For Mac And It Looks Great

Good news Microsoft Office power users! You’ll soon be able to use the new and improved Outlook for Mac. That’s good news, because the new Outlook for Mac looks pretty awesome. And since a lot of people use Outlook, this upgrade is going to improve a lot of email experiences.


The Worst Bugs In OS X Yosemite And How To Fix Them

There’s a lot to like about OS X Yosemite, Apple’s brand-new, super-powerful operating system of the future, but a quick glance around the software’s official support forums shows that not all users are having a trouble-free experience. If you’re struggling with strange bugs and quirks in Yosemite, then these are the fixes you can try.


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