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Complaints mount about Apple's OS X Yosemite crippling Wi-Fi

There has been a steady stream of reports from users whose Wi-Fi connections were affected after installing the latest version of Mac OS X Yosemite.

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Apple's Yosemite OS shares Spotlight search terms by default

An engineer who's studied the new OS criticized its privacy settings

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Apple releases patches for OS X's 'Shellshock' Bash shell vulnerability

The vulnerability posed little risk to most users.

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Parallels Desktop 10 brings Yosemite support, better Windows-Mac integration

The virtualization application will support Apple's latest release while offering improved performance for many common tasks.

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13 things OS X Yosemite beta testers need to know

Apple last allowed public testing of a pre-release OS 14 years ago, but now it's letting OS X 10.10 out for an early spin.

OS X Yosemite brings new interaction between Macs, iPhones

Apple kicked off its Worldwide Developers Conference with a preview of OS X Yosemite, the next update to its desktop operating system.

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17 additions in OS X Yosemite that will supercharge your workflow

Better notifications, the new Spotlight search app and an improved Mail app are highlights in the new, free upgrade coming this fall. Sign up for the public beta to enjoy it all even earlier.

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Apple's new OS X Yosemite will be free upgrade, with deeper ties to iOS than ever before

Due this fall, OS X Yosemite will include major changes to the interface and underlying system components. The iOS integration will let you handle calls and messaging from the desktop. Coolest of all: a free public beta program to test the OS before it ships.

Master OS X's Save as PDF feature

Dan Frakes shows you how to get more out of OS X's ability to save any printable document, Web page, or file as a PDF.

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North Korea's home-grown OS looks a lot like Apple's OS X

The latest version of the software dumps a Windows-like interface for a Mac-style desktop.

Mavericks Dictation vs. Dragon Dictate: How good is OS X's built-in tool?

OS X Mavericks boasts a much improved built-in dictation tool. But how improved is it, really? David Sparks pits it against the established Mac transcription champ, Dragon Dictate.

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No surprise here: Teardown reveals you won't fix the latest MacBook Pro yourself

If you wear out your headphone jack, you're staring at a $1,000 repair.