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Chapter 4 of “Take Control of Security for Mac Users” Available

In this week’s chapter of the streamed “Take Control of Security for Mac Users,” Joe Kissell explains how to use OS X’s Gatekeeper technology to protect yourself from malicious apps, helps you set up user accounts for optimal security, and looks at how to share resources on your Mac securely.Show full article

Apple’s Baffling Response to 2011 MacBook Pro Graphics Issues

2011 MacBook Pros are experiencing a number of mysterious graphics failures, highlighting a weak spot in Apple’s customer service.Show full article

Four Little-Known Safari Tricks

Safari in Yosemite may look simple on the surface, but if you know where to look under its skin, you can find a number of useful and advanced features.Show full article

Microsoft Outlook Arrives for iOS

Now iPhone and iPad users have a version of Outlook: Microsoft’s consolidated email, scheduling, and contacts app. The new arrival is crammed with useful features as well.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 16 February 2015

Notable software releases this week include Hazel 3.3.4, Microsoft Office 2011 14.4.8, BusyCal 2.6.4, and PDFpen and PDFpenPro 7.0.2.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 16 February 2015

In ExtraBITS this week, Aperture is leaving the Mac App Store, The New Yorker profiles Apple design head Jony Ive, Managing Editor Josh Centers chats with the Tech Night Owl, U.S. carriers now have to unlock your paid-off smartphone, and Apple’s Activation Lock is preventing iPhone thefts.Show full article

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