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How Some Thunderbolt 3 Cables Underperform with USB-only Drives

AppleInsider found a mismatch with certain Thunderbolt 3 cables and USB-C drives that support only USB standards. We checked it out and were able to confirm AppleInsider’s results.

 
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Run Ookla Speedtest from Your Menu Bar

Sierra PDF Problems Get Worse in 10.12.2

How to Fix Connection Problems with the AirPods

Apple Support App Streamlines Support Options in iOS

iOS 10.2 Adds TV App, HomeKit Notifications, New Emojis

Some 2016 MacBook Pros Suffering USB Drive Problems

How to Stop iCloud Calendar Spam

Apple Announces iPhone 6s Repair Program for Unexpected Shutdowns

Apple Launches iPhone 6 Plus Multi-Touch Repair Program

 

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iOS 10.1.1 Fixes Viewing of Health Data

macOS 10.12.1 Sierra, watchOS 3.1, and tvOS 10.0.1 Mostly Fix Bugs

How to Enable “Hey Siri” in macOS 10.12 Sierra

Lost in Sierra: Five Missing Features

ScanSnap Conflicts with Sierra Easily Avoided

ScanSnap Users Should Delay Sierra Upgrades

Explaining Sierra’s Optimized Storage

Apple Lowers iPhone Screen Replacement Costs

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