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How to take a screenshot on a Mac - the comprehensive guide

08/19/2019, 02:08 pm

If you ever wondered how to take a screenshot on a Mac, here's a comprehensive guide of not only how to do it, but every option available to you from Apple and third-party apps.

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Editorial: Apple's use of 'iPhone Pro' is a marketing label, not a personal description

08/16/2019, 11:08 am

Rumors of Apple releasing an 'iPhone Pro' are again sparking debate over who is a Pro user and who is 'just' a consumer. This is a pointless yet damaging argument to have, and always will be.

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FAA prohibits recalled MacBook Pros on flights due to fire risk

08/13/2019, 07:08 pm

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration recently notified major airlines of Apple's recall of certain MacBook Pro models, effectively banning the impacted laptops from passenger and cargo planes as they pose a potential fire hazard.

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How to check which Mac apps are 32-bit and won't work in macOS Catalina

08/13/2019, 01:08 pm

Check right now what 32-bits apps you still have, because they won't run at all after you've upgraded to Apple's macOS Catalina in September.

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Microsoft found a man named 'Mac Book' to tout Surface Laptop 2

07/31/2019, 08:07 pm

Apple's MacBook Air is the target of Microsoft's latest ad, which cleverly enlists the help of a man named "Mac" Book to tout the new Surface Laptop 2.

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Back to School Buyers Guide: Which desktop is the best Mac for college?

07/31/2019, 03:07 pm

It's easy to assume that a student will need a notebook Mac, but if you're going to be based in one place, a desktop one can be a much better value. You just have to know which features really matter when choosing the best Mac for college.

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Editorial: Apple's Q319 earnings destroy a mountain of fake data and false reporting

07/31/2019, 09:07 am

Apple's continuing performance as a market-responsive, commercially savvy innovator is destroying feebleminded media narratives that seek to portray the company as helpless and befuddled. It also demonstrates that the real incompetence lies in bad reporting by sloppy journalists seeking to deliver titillating headlines rather than accurate, factual portrayals of the industry.

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What Apple's T2 chip does in your new MacBook Air or MacBook Pro

07/29/2019, 12:07 pm

Apple says the T2 is a security chip, and if all it did were keep your data more secure, it would be worth it. Yet this little processor does so much else, and it has a startling effect on performance.

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New 16-inch MacBook Pro rumored to fit screen in current 15-inch case

07/29/2019, 06:07 am

Reports from the supply chain claim that Apple is achieving a bigger screen with its 16-inch MacBook Pro by utilizing narrower bezels, allowing it to use the same case as the current 15-inch model.

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Apple's 16-inch MacBook Pro & the ARM Mac on the AppleInsider Podcast

07/26/2019, 08:07 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William talk about the 16-inch MacBook Pro rumors, just how effective Facebook's $5 billion fine from the FTC will be, and the pending antitrust investigation into big tech companies.

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Review: The 2019 MacBook Air carries the legacy of the line very well

07/25/2019, 01:07 pm

Apple has updated the MacBook Air alongside the MacBook Pro. We've spent the past couple weeks with the newly revamped Air to see how it performs as Apple's new entry-level portable Mac.

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How to speed up working on your Mac by making windows snap into position

07/24/2019, 03:07 pm

Get your Mac to rearrange all of those overlapping document windows you've got, and instead make it possible to see what you need, when you need it.

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Why Apple's Macs can now ditch Intel x86 and shift to ARM

07/24/2019, 08:07 am

In 2005, Steve Jobs announced that Apple would transition Macs to use PC-standard Intel x86 processors. Fifteen years later, Apple appears poised to make another CPU shift that could prove to be far more significant in the future of technology. Here's why.

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Review: LG UltraWide 5K USB-C display -- Too wide?

07/23/2019, 12:07 pm

We've seen more than our fair share of monitors, but the 49-inch curved UltraWide LG 5K display is another thing entirely. We checked out LG's newest -- and widest -- USB-C 5K monitor yet.

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How to force a Mac application to quit

07/22/2019, 02:07 pm

From just using Command-Q to entering Terminal commands, there are a surprising number of ways to quit an app -- and, at times, we need them all. Here's how to get rid of an app that just won't quit.

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Hands on: The 2019 MacBook Air is a bargain, but SSD speeds fall

07/16/2019, 05:07 pm

The new MacBook Air builds on the 2018 refresh, but packs in a few improvements and a price drop to boot. But, the savings do come at a cost.

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Tested: Thermal throttling in base model mid-2019 13-inch MacBook Pro

07/15/2019, 03:07 pm

AppleInsider has the new base model 13-inch MacBook Pro on hand, and we wanted to see whether the single fan design on this new MacBook Pro is a problem for the thermal condition and, as such, the processing power -- or if its able to take the heat.

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How to cope with just 128GB of SSD storage on your Mac mini or MacBook

07/15/2019, 11:07 am

Only Apple recommends buying its Macs with 128GB of SSD storage, because only Apple is trying to hit a price point. Everyone else -- including us -- will tell you that you need more, but nobody really tells you why. Here's why small SSDs are a problem, and what you can do.

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Back to school 2019: should you choose Apple's Mac or an iPad

07/12/2019, 11:07 am

If you're getting ready to head off to school in the fall, you may be asking yourself "Should I get a Mac or an iPad?" Fortunately, we're more than happy to show you the pros and cons of each to help you make an informed decision.

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RIP Macbook, Zoom runs afoul of Apple & more on the AppleInsider Podcast

07/12/2019, 09:07 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor talk about the changes in the MacBook line, Victor explains what happens when you try and defeat Safari security, and William likes the TV App finally.

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