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How to set up iCloud Drive

With both iOS 8 and Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite available, it's time to dig into iCloud Drive, which is a far different animal than the old iCloud.

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What can we learn from netbooks?

From 2007 to 2009, we saw the rise of the low-powered, dirt-cheap netbook. Today these clunky computers are frequently mocked -- but they did teach us a lesson.

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Netbooks: What were we thinking?

These oft-ridiculed, low-powered laptops were crushed by the iPad, but had an important part to play in the story of computing. Check it out.

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All your OS X 10.10 Yosemite how-to needs met, right here

We collect our entire suite of Yosemite tips and tricks and put them under one virtual roof.

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Samsung offers extra help, silent computing with updated Chromebook 2

A new version of Samsung's 11.6-inch Chrome OS laptop comes with direct access to support, sturdier construction and a fanless design.

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Four tips for Safari on OS X 10.10 Yosemite

Safari is seeing its fair share of new features in the latest Mac OS.

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Apple upgrades the iMac with a Retina 5K 27-inch screen

Apple's flagship all-in-one desktop, the 27-inch iMac, now has a stunning 5,120x2,880-pixel-resolution screen

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Touch-screen Mac unlikely, says Apple's Federighi

The head of Apple's software business explains to CNET why we won't be seeing an iMac or other Apple computers with a touch screen.

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How to enable Dark Mode on OS X 10.10 Yosemite

A new dark theme is present in the latest operating system for Macs, but the setting is a little hidden. Here's where you can find it.

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Explaining Extensions on OS X 10.10 Yosemite

With the update, Mac users can take advantage of widgets and the like from third-party developers across OS X.

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27-inch iMac with "Retina 5K" display

CNET's Dan Ackerman takes a look at Apple's new 27-inch iMac with a 5,120x2,880 resolution. The new iMac's start at $2,499 and is available starting today.

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Apple Mac Mini gets upgrade but remains the smallest, least-expensive Mac

With new CPUs, rearranged ports and improved graphics, the Mac Mini can be either a set-top media streamer or a budget OS X desktop.

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