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

Important High Sierra Changes for IT Admins

CrashPlan Discontinues Consumer Backups

iMac 1 TB Fusion Drives Have Smaller SSDs

2017 iMac Configuration Quirks: Don’t Get Burned!

ACEs Conference 2017: The Siren Song of Consulting

Never Be Late or Forget a Task Again with “Take Control of Calendar and Reminders”

 

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BusyCal 2/Google Calendar Users Should Upgrade

Colonel Mustard in the Library with the Shift Key

PDF Problems Continue in 10.12.4, but Primarily Affect Developers

Apple Releases macOS 10.12.4, watchOS 3.2, and tvOS 10.2

iOS 10.3 Adds New File System, Find My AirPods, and More

How to Identify High-Performance GPU Apps on the MacBook Pro

How to Restore Data from iCloud

The State of iBooks in Early 2017

Fixing (and Explaining) PDFpen 8.3.1’s Crash on Launch

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