Getting at photos and other files on a USB-connected Android phone is about to get easier if you have a Chromebook, thanks to a new experimental feature in Chrome OS.
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Microsoft has released the first public preview of Office 2016 for Mac, its updated Office suite for Mac OS 10.10 users, which is due out this summer.
There's a new app in town that lets you use an iPad as a second monitor for a Mac. It connects over USB for smooth operation good enough for the enterprise.
UPDATED: According to a report by security firm GFI, Apple's Mac OS X is the most vulnerable operating system, with the iOS platform coming in second. A debate over reporting nuances and merits of the report quickly followed.
With USB 3.0 users can attach more storage, more cheaply, than ever before. For many that means a USB 3.0 hub. After using several for the last two years, here's one that works well on a Mac.
There's little doubt that OS X 10.10 'Yosemite' is a fully-featured operating system that helps you to get a lot done, but by adding a few extra utilities will allow you get an awful lot more from the platform with very little extra effort.
A beta of the next OS X update for Mac users contains a patch for the Thunderstrike vulnerability that allows malware to be injected into Macs via the Thunderbolt port, which means a fix is on the way.
Running an older Mac with OS X 10.10 but don't have access to new features like AirDrop Handoff, Instant Hotspot? You might be able to get access to these new features without spending thousands!
The new drives will come in 1TB or 2TB versions, starting at $899. The company even throws in an enclosure to transform the original Mac Pro SSD into an external USB 3.0 storage device.
Microsoft is looking to the .NET Core to help bring its programming framework across different Windows flavors, as well as Linux and Mac OS X.
Security update for Safari browser on Mac OS X removed from distribution after causing problems. No word from Apple yet on disposition.
Shortly after upgrading to Mac OS X Yosemite, David Gewirtz' maxed-out iMac became unusable. This article details the not-so-uncommon problem he encountered and the steps taken to restore his machine.
Google's Mac team has kicked off the holiday season with Santa, its tool that looks for all things naughty and nice on its massive fleet of Macs.
I questioned my sanity after upgrading to Yosemite a few days ago because of the extremely sluggish performance. Today I updated to 10.10.1 and am happy again.
Apple has issued the first patch for OS X 10.10 Yosemite, fixing, among other things, a pervasive and frustrating bug that affected Wi-Fi connectivity for some Mac users.
If you are running a Mac that uses a third-party SSD with TRIM enabled, then upgrading to OS X 10.10 Yosemite will leave you in a world of hurt as Apple drops support for third-party SSDs.
Microsoft is porting its server-side .NET stack to Linux and Mac OS X, and is making more of that stack available as open source.
A little more than two weeks following its release, OS X 10.10 Yosemite is now installed on 20 percent of Mac systems.
Here's a list of the oldest Apple hardware capable of running the new OS X 10.10 Yosemite operating system. If you have this hardware (or better) then you're good to go.
Apple's latest desktop operating system lands on existing and new iMacs and MacBooks for free. Also updated, the company's iWork productivity suite.
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