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Apple Mac Pro review: a sleek computer with power inside

Molly Wood The Mac Pro is daring, extravagant and elite - or maybe it's just for the elite.

Macman

Apple's new Mac Pro: a force to be reckoned with

Black star: The new Mac Pro is smaller and sleeker than its predecessor.

Macman Apple's new Mac Pro is its most stunning and futuristic desktop computer.

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Blog

Migrating to a new Mac without losing all your settings

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Adam Turner Copying across hidden folders and preference files takes much of the pain out of upgrading to a new Mac.

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Imaging

Mac Retina eyes future

Many pluses: The latest Retina MacBook Pro has minuses but plenty of ticks.

Imaging The latest Retina MacBook Pro has minuses but plenty of ticks.

How to survive without Windows or Mac

Ubuntu gimp.

Imaging The geekprints remain all-too evident on open-source interfaces.

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Mountain Lion shows up Lion as the Vista of Mac

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Adam Turner The more time I spend Apple's new Mountain Lion, the more justified I feel in my disappointment with Lion.

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Saving my Mac from Flash

Adobe Flash.

Adam Turner It's time to wrestle back control of my Mac.

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New Mac OS in July has social-network integration

Mac OS X Lion - Mission Control.

Next month, Apple will release its new operating system for Mac computers.

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Hands on: Foxtel Presto streaming movies

Foxtel's Presto movie service running on an Apple iPad.

Adam Turner It's a slick first effort, but Presto must come to lounge room devices if it's to be a serious contender.

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Software

Microsoft Office for iPad may be unveiled on March 27: source

Microsoft tablets running office software are shown at an event in Taipai. Could the iPad be about to join them?

Bill Rigby Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella may unveil an iPad version of the company's Office software suite on March 27.

Tech

How to bake an Apple MacBook, and other recipes for extreme troubleshooting

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Mahesh Sharma Desperate technology enthusiasts are using regular household items in MacGyver-like solutions to revive their dead devices.

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Review

Hands on: Panasonic streaming Blu-ray recorder

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Adam Turner Streaming live television and recordings around your home puts Panasonic's Blu-ray recorder one step ahead of most off-the-shelf digital TV gear.

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Apple

Thirty years at Apple's core

Resourceful advocate: Ivan Radywonik.

Macman In 1986, the Mac Plus cost $US2600, yet people bought them and revelled in what they could do with them.

Blog

Foxtel unveils Presto subscription movie service

Iron Man

Adam Turner Will you pay $19.99 p/m for an all-you-can-eat back catalogue of Hollywood movies?

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Apple gives away Mavericks, iWork and iLife for free

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 10: People walk under an iOS7 sign at the 2013 Apple WWDC at the Moscone Center on June 10, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Apple introduced a new mobile operatng system iOS 7, hardware upgrades and a new operating system OS X Mavericks during the keynote qaddress. The annual developer conference runs through June 14.   Kim White/Getty Images/AFP

Adam Turner Apple is pushing users further towards cloud computing with free software.

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Computers

Apple Mavericks OS X: top 10 features to try

Salvador Rodriguez Even though Apple's new Mavericks OS X - the latest version of its operating system for Macbook laptops and Mac desktop computes - is seen as an evolutionary upgrade, there are a few cool new...

Computers

Apple iPad Air, OS X Mavericks review

Because the Air is considerably lighter than its predecessors, we're more comfortable in bed; always a good thing.

Macman Ten days into my marriage with the iPad Air, the euphoria of the honeymoon remains.

Computers

Limelight for Apple's MacBook Pro

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Macman As iPads continue their invasion, desktop PC sales are assuming the trajectory of a brick.

Computers

LG unveils Chromebase, an all-in-one Google Chrome OS desktop PC

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Salvador Rodriguez The new LG Chromebase is the first Chrome OS desktop PC with a built-in monitor.

Computers

10% of desktop PCs now run Windows 8

Pete Pachal Microsoft Windows 8 is slowly but steadily spreading to more of the world's PCs, though its predecessor Windows 7 is still the version of choice for most users.