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Chapter 3 of “Take Control of Security for Mac Users” Available

You lock your door when you leave for the weekend, and in this week’s chapter from the streamed “Take Control of Security for Mac Users,” you’ll learn about similarly essential security practices for your Mac.Show full article

Initial Impressions of Photos for OS X Beta

Will Apple’s new Photos app, which just saw the light of day in beta form, replace iPhoto and Aperture? Jason Snell shares his first impressions of the beta.Show full article

“Take Control of OS X Server” Updated for Yosemite Server

We’ve released a free update to “Take Control of OS X Server” that brings it up to date with Yosemite Server. Show full article

FCC Goes All-In on Net Neutrality

In a surprise move, the Federal Communications Commission has proposed classifying ISPs as common carriers. Geoff Duncan analyzes the potential ramifications.Show full article

How Likely Is an Apple Pen?

The Apple Watch hasn’t even been released yet, but pundits are already speculating on the next product Apple might create: a stylus for the iPad. Josh Centers examines why an Apple Pen may be possible.Show full article

Computing for the Visually Impaired, Part 5

In the fifth and final part of our series on computing for the visually impaired, Mariva H. Aviram discusses hardware options, ergonomics, and new innovations in adaptive tech.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 9 February 2015

Notable software releases this week include Evernote 6.0.6 and Mellel 3.3.8.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 9 February 2015

In ExtraBITS this week, cloud backup service Backblaze has released the raw data from its hard drive reliability studies, Verizon is bulking up its data plans, The New York Times examines Apple’s victory over Microsoft, and President Obama has announced modest NSA reforms.Show full article

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