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6 months using Office and a MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

I've been using Microsoft Office's Touch Bar integration on a new MacBook Pro for a few months, here's what I've found.

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Flash Player updated just 3 days after an update

Traveling a well-worn route, there is yet another update to Adobe's Flash Player. No critical security flaws.

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The evolution of the Macintosh

We take a look at Apple's most formative desktop computer -- especially in recent years when it's grown and changed by leaps and bounds.

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The evolution of Mac OS X

Apple's desktop operating system, Mac OS X, has been the staple crop for its iMacs and MacBooks. Here we go back to where it all began in 2001.

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WWDC: Apple plays catch-up

Yawn. Wake me up when Apple announces something new and innovative.

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Apple squelches commitment critics with new iMacs

Apple's refreshed iMac desktops, including an upcoming $5,000 iMac Pro workstation, are aimed at critics who've questioned the company's commitment to enterprise users.

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Outlook vs. native apps in Windows, MacOS, iOS, and Android

Office 2016 has largely unified the Exchange experience on the desktop, but native apps still do better overall on mobile clients

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Tower of power, Apple-branded display promise Mac resurgence

Apple has a rich history of bucking trends. Why not show the world they're listening to customers by giving them what they want instead of what Apple thinks they need?

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Apple simplifies Windows 10 installs with support for Creators Update

Apple updated macOS Sierra to more easily allow users to install the latest version of Windows 10 on their Macs.

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WWDC: Apple’s Kaby Lake MacBook upgrades coming soon

MacBook Air gets reprieve as Apple puts it up against Surface in key enterprise markets

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Supply chain attack on HandBrake video converter app hits Mac users

Hackers compromised a download server for HandBrake, a popular open-source program for converting video files, and used it to distribute a macOS version of the application that contained malware.

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Office 365 everywhere? Not on these devices

Microsoft still can't decide if it can commit to a world that's not about Windows alone

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Apple's Mac Pro gets crushed by new HP Zbook laptops

Apple's Mac Pro has been ignored for so long that even Windows 10 mobile workstations are catching up on features and performance.

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10+ Apple MacBook Pro Touchbar tips

Getting to grips with the MacBook Pro toucher -- and why Laptop got it wrong

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Apple breaks with secrecy to rebut negative narrative

Apple this week renounced its usual secrecy about future products to counter questions about its commitment to the Mac.

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F-Secure buys Little Flocker to combat macOS ransomware

Endpoint security vendor F-Secure has acquired a behavior-based security application for macOS called Little Flocker that was developed by an independent researcher.

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Apple upgrades Mac Pro, says ‘sorry’ to pro users (Updated)

“We wanna figure out how to better communicate with pros,” says Phil Schiller

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Apple releases macOS Sierra 10.12.4: Here's what's new

Hopefully you’ll sleep better at night, thanks to the new Night Shift feature.

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