Get the macOS 10.13.4 update that fixes security flaws

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A security update for macOS 10.13.4 patches some potential problems.
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Several weeks after the release of macOS 10.13.4, today came a security update that patches some holes in this High Sierra version. This isn’t so critical that it has to be installed right now, but Apple says “This update is recommended for all macOS High Sierra users.”

There’re also security fixes for Safari 11.1, which was introduced recently too.

Mac shipments grew in Q1 as PCs declined

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The new iMac Pro almost certainly helped give Apple a larger share of the PC market in Q1.
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Apple was a bright spot in the global PC market last quarter. Market analysis firm Gartner says Mac shipments grew 1.5 percent, even as the total market for laptops and desktops dropped 1.4 percent.

The U.S. helped drag down the global totals, with a 2.9 percent decline. Still, that helped push up Apple’s share of the American market to 12.6%.

Week’s best Apple deals: Get all-time low prices on iPads and iMacs!

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Get a hot deal on the fifth-generation iPad.
Get the best prices we've ever seen on these iPads and iMacs.
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There are great deals, and then there are great deals. These are the latter kind: Right now, you can get the best prices we’ve ever seen on certain iPads and iMacs. Or you can score a $60 cash card when you purchase an Apple Watch from a certain retailer. You’ll find those great buys and more in this week’s roundup of the best Apple deals.

Apple pilots U.S. repair program for 2011 iMac

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The 2009 unibody iMac proved a watershed design for Jony Ive and Apple.
Get your iMac repaired before August 31.
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Apple is launching a pilot repair program in the U.S. for iMac models released in mid-2011.

The machines will be classified as “vintage” next month, but for a short time, Apple will allow its stores and Authorised Service Providers to continue carrying out repairs.

Week’s best Apple deals: Save on HomeKit lights, an iMac and more!

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You'll find big savings on cool apple related gear in this week's roundup of best Apple deals.
You'll find big savings on cool apple related gear in this week's roundup.
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Sweet deals on HomeKit-compatible LED light bulbs and an iMac make it easy to gussy up your home or office. Plus, we found a great buy on a refurbished iPhone SE, and an aluminum charger that will store and juice up your iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods all in one place!

Week’s best Apple deals: Get an Apple Watch for only $180!

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The Apple Watch Series 1 is on sale now at the best price we've seen.
The Apple Watch Series 1 is on sale now at the best price we've seen.
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Have some New Year’s resolutions? See if these ring a bell. You can get fit with a new Apple Watch, cut the cable cord and save money with an Apple TV, and more!

And you can do those things on the cheap, with the Apple Watch sale and o†her Apple deals you’ll find in this week’s roundup.

Every single product Apple rolled out in 2017

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2017 was a very good year for new Apple products.
2017 was a very good year.
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Cult of Mac's 2017 Apple year in review 2017 was a killer year for new Apple products — and it’s not all because of the iPhone X.

Apple’s design team spun out updates in nearly every single category while also popping out a few all-new products. The Mac Pro and Mac mini were pretty much the only machines that got no love from Apple this year. But with all the new stuff, it’s hard for Apple fans to complain.

Here’s a recap of every new Apple product of 2017.