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Apple Invites Top Community Contributors for “White-Glove” Treatment

Apple has announced Apple Community+, an invitation-only club for its top contributors, to whom Apple promises special perks.

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Defending Ukraine: Microsoft’s Early Lessons from Russia’s Cyberwar

While the Russian military attempts to level Ukrainian cities, Russian intelligence agencies have targeted the rest of the world online. Microsoft offers early insights into what its threat intelligence team has learned on the digital front lines.

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PCMag Crowns T-Mobile the Best Mobile Network of 2022

Intrepid PCMag testers roamed the United States to figure out which of the three big cellular networks reigns supreme. Also, a surprising fact about contemporary Internet usage.

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Clarus the Dogcow Returns in macOS 13 Ventura—Moof!

After a 20-year absence, Clarus the Dogcow has returned to macOS in the first beta of macOS 13 Ventura.

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Apple Strikes Exclusive 10-Year Deal to Stream Major League Soccer

Fans of the US’s Major League Soccer have reason to celebrate—Apple has acquired the exclusive rights to stream all MLS games through the Apple TV app for 10 years, starting in early 2023.

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M2-Based MacBook Pro Now Available to Order

The new M2-based 13-inch MacBook Pro is available to order now and will arrive on June 24th.

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2022 Apple Design Award Winners

Apple has announced yet another slate of Apple Design Award winners, but once again the Mac has been largely overlooked.

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Apple Pushing Promotional Content into Apple Music Radio Stations and Playlists

Jason Snell calls out Apple for inserting promotional content into Apple-created radio stations and playlists on Apple Music.

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How to Use Extra Space on an APFS Time Machine Drive

Want to use the extra space on your APFS-formatted Time Machine drive to store non-backup files? Howard Oakley explains how you can make that possible by creating an APFS volume or an APFS container.

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Google Lets Legacy G Suite Users Keep Their Email for Free

After initially demanding that legacy G Suite users upgrade to the paid Google Workspace keep their custom email addresses, Google has relented and is now offering individuals and families a free option, but you only have until 27 June 2022 to claim it.

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Apple Music Now Available on Roku

Apple Music is now available as a channel on Roku, but it doesn’t support the Apple Music Voice Plan.

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Apple Improves the AirTag “Unwanted Tracking” Sound

Apple has released an AirTag firmware update that makes it easier to hear the alert sound from an unwanted AirTag.

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Elon Musk Buys Twitter for $44 Billion

Billionaire Elon Musk has purchased Twitter for $44 billion and will take the social media company private.

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Apple Issues kill -9 on macOS Server

Apple has officially discontinued macOS Server, the software product that originally brought together a wide variety of Internet servers and has been losing capabilities for years.

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Original HomePods Appreciating in Value

Despite being considered by some to be an overpriced flop, the original HomePod is now selling for more than its original retail price on eBay. Could that indicate that Apple priced it too low?