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You can finally run Windows 11 natively on an Apple silicon Mac

It’s long overdue, but Microsoft has finally added support for installing Windows 11 on an Apple silicon Mac, without the need for any workarounds or fixes.
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I want Apple to resurrect the iMac Pro, but it’s a bad idea

Rumors are flying that Apple will bring back the iMac Pro or the 27-inch iMac. While I’d love that on a personal level, it could be a terrible idea. Here’s why.
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Apple’s 12-inch MacBook might soon come back from the dead

The 12-inch MacBook had its problems, but there are rumors Apple wants to resurrect it. Now, a new report has added to that idea -- but should you trust it?
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AMD’s latest drivers are causing havoc on Windows PCs

AMD’s latest driver has finally touched down after a two-month wait, but has apparently been causing Windows PCs to crash and even suffer boot problems.
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How to change your Mac’s screen resolution in macOS Ventura

How do you change your Mac’s screen resolution? It depends on whether you have an external monitor connected, but our guide makes it super clear and easy to do.
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Apple may launch a groundbreaking new Mac in a few weeks

Apple plans to launch a brand-new 15.5-inch MacBook Air in early April, according to a display industry expert with an impressive record for Apple rumors.
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Waiting for the M3 iMac? We’ve got bad news for Apple fans

Apple might delay the M3 iMac until late 2023 or early 2024, according to a new report, meaning the M1 version is likely to stick around for a while longer.
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Apple’s secret VR headset just leaked an ingenious idea

The Apple Reality Pro headset is coming soon and a brilliant idea on controlling Apple’s top-secret mixed-reality device has just leaked into the world.
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The Mac Pro just got absolutely thrashed by the Mac mini

The Mac Pro urgently needs a serious update, and a new YouTube video proves it, showing Apple’s supercomputer getting destroyed by the M2 Pro Mac mini.
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I’m sick of waiting for Apple to fix this glaring problem with Mac gaming

Apple says it’s trying to fix gaming on the Mac, but will its efforts work? Here’s what the company must do if Mac gaming is ever going to improve.
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Oops — Google Bard AI demo is disproven by the first search result

Google has just unveiled its own artificial intelligence called Bard, yet it’s already served up its first piece of misinformation -- during Google’s own demo.
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Apple has a plan to fix Mac gaming — but will it work?

Mac gaming has always lagged behind its PC equivalent, but a new interview shows Apple wants to change that with the help of Apple silicon and the Metal API.
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Apple may abandon the Mac Studio just 12 months after it launched

Apple could either abandon the Mac Studio or wait years to update it, according to a new report. It’s bad news for any fans of the fledgling desktop computer.
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Experts fear ChatGPT will soon be used in devastating cyberattacks

ChatGPT is changing the world, but some IT leaders are worried about its malicious misuse in massive cyberattacks -- some of which may already be underway.
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Apple just found a bizarre way to make virtual keyboards less annoying

A fresh patent has revealed Apple has an action plan to make virtual keyboards more pleasant to use. If it works, it could find its way into future MacBooks.
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We now know how Apple’s VR headset may handle video, and it’s pretty awesome

Apple’s Reality Pro headset could use a clever system to handle immersive video and save on battery life at the same time, a newly granted patent reveals.
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This huge password manager exploit may never get fixed

The KeePass password manager has a pretty major vulnerability, but its developers are refusing to fix it. Here’s what you can do to keep your data safe.
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Here’s why Apple’s VR headset may become an ‘expensive flop’

Apple’s mixed-reality headset is almost ready for launch but risks becoming a “bomb” if Apple can’t make it more appealing to consumers, a new report claims.
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15 years later, the MacBook Air could soon have its best year ever

The MacBook Air is 15 years old, and it could be about to enter the most exciting phase of its existence. Here’s why the next year could be its best yet.
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Pro users are already unhappy with the upcoming Mac Pro

Apple’s Mac Pro is rumored to get an update this spring, but leaks have not been favorable so far. It seems pro users are pretty unhappy with the outlook.
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A key question for the Mac Pro has been answered — and it’s not good news

Modularity is a key aspect of the Mac Pro, but a new leak claims the next version of Apple’s powerful computer could be much less modular than its predecessor.
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Here’s why people are saying to avoid the entry-level M2 Pro MacBook Pro

The M2 Pro MacBook Pro and M2 Mac mini are suffering the same problem that befell the MacBook Air. Don’t buy them if you don’t want to be disappointed.
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Apple’s secret VR headset just got revealed in a huge leak

Seemingly every detail about Apple’s upcoming mixed-reality headset has been revealed in a massive leak, meaning we could now know almost everything about it.
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Apple’s secret spring event could be in yet more trouble

Apple is expected to release a ton of new products this spring, but its launch event might have been pushed back, meaning disappointment for loyal Apple fans.
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The worst Macs of all time

Over the years, there have been some downright terrible Macs. But which were the worst of all? The seven Macs here could be the worst Apple computers ever made.
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This $30,000 computer’s source code has just been released for free

The Apple Lisa changed the course of computing history. To mark its 40th birthday, its source code has been released for free by the Computing History Museum.
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Apple’s massive spring event could be dead on arrival

Far from being a jam-packed extravaganza, Apple’s spring event could end up being disappointing as more and more devices drop off its rumored product roster.
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A brand-new M3 MacBook Air could be just months away

Apple’s next-gen M3 chip may arrive by the second half of 2023 in a new MacBook Air laptop. That’s according to a new report, but how accurate are the claims?
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People are slamming Apple for its ‘brutal’ trade-in prices

Apple’s products are known to hold their value, but the company is coming under fire for its brutal trade-in prices that are often far below the competition.
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MacBook Pro 14 and 16 (2023): the M2 Pro/Max splash down

The MacBook Pro 14 and 16 have been updated to come with M2 Pro and M2 Max chips, as well as a handful of smaller changes. Here's everything you need to know.
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Apple announces new MacBook Pro with M2 Pro and M2 Max chips

The 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro have been updated with M2 Pro and M2 Max chips, while the Mac Mini finally ditched Intel chips to go fully Apple silicon.
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Here’s what we know about the massive Mac launches Apple has planned for 2023

It looks like Apple will launch a huge range of Macs in 2023. But which models will become available? Here’s everything we know about Apple’s 2023 Mac plans.
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Using LastPass? You need to switch urgently, says security firm

A security company has made the extraordinary claim that LastPass, one of the world’s most popular password managers, is unsafe to use. Here’s what you must do.
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You may have to wait even longer for the M2 Max MacBook Pro

A new report has claimed the next 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros have been delayed yet again, meaning it could be months before we see them. What’s going on?