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MindNode 6 mind mapping app adds new Focus mode to Mac and iOS

04/24/2019, 02:04 pm

The longstanding mind map app MindNode has been updated to add new features to its Mac and iOS versions. Both now feature a Focus mode that concentrates the map on one topic and the iOS edition also lets you select multiple elements to edit or move together.

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How to live with a Mac mini or MacBook Air with a small internal drive

04/12/2019, 03:04 pm

Today's SSD drives are so fast that they speed up your entire Mac -- but unless you spend a lot of money, they're also very small. You can manage on 128GB of space instead, but it takes discipline and apps to pull it off.

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Apple's Mac spotted in viral image with black hole researcher

04/10/2019, 10:04 pm

On Wednesday, the world got its first glimpse at a black hole, or more accurately its shadow, in what is being hailed as a monumental scientific achievement that was once thought impossible. And Mac was there.

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Review: 27-Inch iMac 5K with i5 processor - 2012 on the outside, 2019 on the inside

04/09/2019, 11:04 am

The new iMac 5K may look the same as the old one, but even at the low-end with new faster internals, this will be the go-to machine looking for a monstrous Apple display and solid performance.

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Steve Jobs predicted the Mac's move from Intel to ARM processors

04/08/2019, 11:04 am

The Mac shifting to ARM may come as soon as a full decade after Steve Jobs died. Yet, as well as championing and managing the Intel move in the 2000s, he also considered these major computer hardware architecture changes to be essential every decade or so.

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How to block spam calls, texts, and social media messages on your iPhone

04/05/2019, 10:04 am

You know how to use messaging and emails, and you use them to get things done, but far too many just want to sell you things or annoy you with them. Here's how to get persistent callers and emailers out of your hair so that you can get some work done.

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'Apple Genuine Parts Repair' program signals potential shift in stance on right to repair

03/28/2019, 12:03 pm

A new report has unearthed details about a "Apple Genuine Parts Repair" program, which puts Apple service materials in the hands of some companies with fewer restrictions than current service providers may be under.

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Apple Music's 'Browse' tab refreshed with new look, wider playlist selections

03/22/2019, 08:03 am

Apple has tweaked the "Browse" tab of Apple Music on iTunes and iOS, providing users easy access to the "Daily Top 100" playlists.

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Mac mini, iMac, iMac Pro: How to choose the best desktop Mac for your needs and budget

03/19/2019, 01:03 pm

With Apple's Tuesday revision to the iMac lineup, now is the best time possible to shop for a Mac desktop. There are tons of options to choose from, and AppleInsider breaks them all down for you.

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Apple's new 2019 iMacs deliver twice the speed as previous model, Vega graphics option

03/19/2019, 08:03 am

Updated iMacs have been released with the same overall design as before -- but with faster processor speeds, greater storage options, and improved GPUs available in custom configurations.

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Highly suspect benchmarks stoke rumors of Apple-designed ARM chips for Mac

03/15/2019, 06:03 pm

An unsubstantiated, and highly suspect, "leak" on Friday claims to reveal benchmarks from a pair of desktop-class ARM processors supposedly designed by Apple, offering what could be the first look at A-series silicon destined for Mac.

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Editorial: An Apple video streaming service is coming, but how will it land on the Mac?

03/12/2019, 09:03 am

Apple is set to debut its new streaming service soon. While deployment plans for iOS and Apple TV are relatively clear-cut, the plans for the Mac are less certain, given how Apple handles 4K video now, and a few other factors.

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Editorial: Apple's waiting game on foldable iPhones is no surprise

02/27/2019, 07:02 am

Apple didn't invent the smartphone, the tablet, the mouse, the CD-ROM, Wi-Fi, laptops, personal computers, or smart watches. Apple has always known that being first isn't what counts, and it certainly knows that about folding phones.

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Apple in 2019 and the future of PCs

02/24/2019, 01:02 pm

Over the past two decades, Apple has proven capable of exercising its rapidly lithe, innovating ability to take its existing technologies and create new computing forms that retain its influence over the most commercially successful and strategically important markets. That winning strategy of the past also appears to be the best suited for the future of PCs.

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2019 iPhone, MacBook Pro, Mac Pro rumors, and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

02/22/2019, 08:02 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William talk about the rumored 2019 iPhones, MacBook Pro, and modular Mac Pro. Victor also has a comment on Google's hidden microphone in the Nest Secure system.

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Apple spent $60 billion with 9,000 American manufacturers in 2018 alone

01/28/2019, 11:01 am

Apple is heralding its commitment to American companies, and has detailed its involvement with manufacturers, plus its role in expanding businesses that supply components for the iPhone and Mac.

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Apple in 2019: Will a recession ruin its run?

01/25/2019, 01:01 pm

Apple has faced profound challenges in the past from powerfully entrenched adversaries that once looked like they might derail the company's advancement, including Microsoft, Nokia, Google, Motorola, and Samsung. But today, with no real competitors standing in its way, will Apple's premium-priced trajectory get knocked out of alignment by a recession in China and global aftershocks? Here's a look at Apple's future informed by its recent past.

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Apple launched Macintosh on January 24, 1984 and changed the world -- eventually

01/24/2019, 06:01 am

At launch, the Macintosh was far from a hit, far from being affordable and even far from being completely workable. Yet, the that original model did succeed in forever changing computing not just for fans, but for the entire world.

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How to use Safari's saved passwords in other Mac apps

01/04/2019, 01:01 pm

Safari will handily offer you the right password when you want to log into a website but it appears useless if you need the same login for an app. AppleInsider shows you how to use Safari's stored passwords wherever you need.

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Alleged iCloud spy chips, plus a new iPad Pro, Mac mini & MacBook Air -- Apple's October 2018 in review

12/31/2018, 03:12 pm

October 2018 saw Apple host an iPad Pro, Mac mini, and MacBook Air refresh event -- but Bloomberg dropped an iffy China iCloud spy chip bombshell. Plus, Kanye West elected himself as an unofficial Apple spokesman. All this and more, in Apple's October 2018 in review.

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