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How to Enable “Hey Siri” in macOS 10.12 Sierra

If you want to invoke Siri on your Sierra Mac with your voice — no need to click an icon or press a key — read on for instructions from Scholle McFarland’s “Sierra: A Take Control Crash Course” book.

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The Power of Preview: Pulling Files into Preview

Mac App Store Update for OS X Snow Leopard

Security Update 2016-001 (Mavericks and Yosemite)

OS X 10.11.3 and iOS 9.2.1 Bring Bug Fixes

Security Update 2015-008 (Mavericks) and 2015-006 (Yosemite)

OS X 10.11.2 Focuses on Improving Reliability and Security

How to Send a MacBook to Apple for Repair

Put Save As Back on the File Menu

Apple’s New Magic Peripherals Offer Modest Change


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Take Control Books Catch Up with Apple Releases

OS X Server 5.0.15

Mac EFI Security Update 2015-002

Security Update 2015-007 (Mavericks) and 2015-004 (Yosemite)

Apple Releases OS X 10.11.1 to Fix Microsoft Office 2016 Crashes

Apple Adds Retina Displays to More iMacs, Updates Input Devices

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