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2017 iMac Configuration Quirks: Don’t Get Burned!

An alert TidBITS reader tipped us off to some quirks in Apple’s online store when configuring the just-updated iMacs. Depending on which model you start with, you might end up with a worse configuration for the same price, or you might pay more for the same configuration.

 
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Apple Updates 12-inch MacBook, Bumps MacBook Air RAM

Acer H277HU USB-C Display Is an Affordable MacBook Companion

Make Sure You’re Getting OS X Security Data

Security Update 2016-002 (Mavericks and Yosemite)

Safari 9.1

OS X Server 5.1

OS X 10.11.4 Improves Notes, iBooks, and Live Photo Support

MacBook Accessories Reduce Single USB-C Port Inconvenience

Previously Downloaded OS X Installers No Longer Work

 

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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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