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The HomePod May Damage Your Wooden Furniture

When you’re thinking about where you’re going to locate your sleek new HomePod, think twice about putting it on a wooden surface. The HomePod’s vibration-dampening silicone base can react with oiled wood surfaces, leaving unsightly rings. Learn how to avoid the problem or clean it up if your table has already been marked.

 
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Default Folder X 5.1.7

macOS High Sierra 10.13 Supplemental Update Fixes Early Bugs

watchOS 4.0.1 Aims to Fix Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular Problems

PDFKit Improves Somewhat in High Sierra

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iTunes 12.7 Giveth, but Mostly It Taketh Apps and Ringtones Away

Important High Sierra Changes for IT Admins

How Some Thunderbolt 3 Cables Underperform with USB-only Drives

CrashPlan Discontinues Consumer Backups

iMac 1 TB Fusion Drives Have Smaller SSDs

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