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5 things Apple is doing to please developers

Version 2.0 of Swift and upgraded frameworks for Watch apps are on the way

WWDC 2015: The top 3 biggest reveals

Siri gets smarter. Apple Watch gets much more useful. And is Apple Music poised to kill other streaming music services by offering every feature imaginable?

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Apple frees casual iOS developers of membership requirement

Pro developers only have to pay $99 a year to develop for OS X, iOS and Apple Watch

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Apple vulnerability could allow firmware modifications in older Macs, researcher says

Older Apple systems unlock the firmware after a computer goes to sleep

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Apple announces WWDC 2015 dates: Mark your calendars for June 8-12

Apple invites developers to "learn about the future of iOS and OS X" at annual conference.

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How to solve the five biggest Messages and FaceTime annoyances

Apple’s messaging system works brilliantly—most of the time. Here are some simple fixes for five common problems.

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iFixit uncovers the Force Touch trackpad in the 2015 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro

The new MacBook isn't the only Apple laptop to get a fancy new pressure-sensitive trackpad, though it may not be exactly the same model.

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Snowden docs show CIA's attempts to hack Apple devices

Documents leaked by Edward Snowden detail how the CIA repeatedly tried to crack the security in Mac OS X and iOS applications.

Apple reveals thinnest, lightest MacBook yet

Apple's redesigned MacBook is 24 percent thinner than the MacBook Air and features a single USB-C port to connect power supply, HDMI, DisplayPort, VGA and USB devices.

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First look: Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac doesn't feel like an afterthought

A free preview is available to try, and surprise, it provides a seamless experience with Office on other platforms.

on macworld.com

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Wi-Fi issues continue to hamper OS X users despite updates

People who upgraded to iOS 8 are also experiencing Wi-Fi woes that Apple has yet to address.

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Apple readies another crack at ending Yosemite's Wi-Fi ills

Apple is putting the final touches on the next update to OS X Yosemite as it again tries to stamp out Wi-Fi problems customers have complained of since the operating system launched in October.

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Google's Project Zero publishes three OS X zero-day vulnerabilities

After disclosing multiple Windows vulnerabilities over the past month, Google's Project Zero just turned its eyes towards Apple flaws.

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OS X Spotlight Search glitch can expose private details of Apple Mail users

Performing a Spotlight search opens email previews that load external images, even when the Mail client is asked not to do this

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Apple delivers another Yosemite beta as Wi-Fi issues persist

It's not clear what this second beta of the OS is designed to fix