Google Docs for iOS adds Microsoft Office edit support

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“Following the web last year and Android in September, Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides for iOS can now edit Office files. This capability is pitched as bringing the “collaborative and assistive features of Google Workspace to your Microsoft Office files” in a familiar interface.”

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Hazel 5 Makes the Leap from System Preferences

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“Hazel is a classic Mac automation tool which we last covered several years ago for version 4. This week Hazel is back with version 5, a major update which brings the tool out of System Preferences for the first time.”

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Apple releases iOS 14.2.1 with bug fixes for iPhone 12 mini, MMS messages, more

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“Apple has released iOS 14.2.1 to the public today, bringing notable bug fixes for MMS messages, hearing devices, and lock screen responsiveness on the iPhone 12 mini. Head below for the full release notes. In fact, iOS 14.2.”

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Opinion: Is the base MacBook Air M1/8GB powerful enough for you?

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“Last year I picked up a very expensive computer — a top of the line 2019 16-inch MacBook Pro upgraded to an i9, 1TB of storage, and 16GB of RAM.”

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Google releases Apple Silicon version of Chrome for Mac

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“Following today’s launch of M1-powered Macs, Google has quietly released a Mac version of Chrome that is optimized for Apple Silicon. To download, visit google.com/chrome and click the blue “Download” button.”

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Apple M1 Mac Review Roundup: Big Performance and Battery Gains

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“Last week, Apple unveiled M1-based models of the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac mini. With deliveries of the computers beginning to arrive around the world, reviews are out, and I’ve rounded up some of the most interesting tidbits from them.”

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Apple M1 Mac reviews: Impressive performance and battery life, iOS apps are a mixed bag

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“As the first orders arrive to customers, early reviews of the M1 Mac mini, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air have officially been published. As expected, the reviews praise the M1 chip’s performance and battery life, and they note that Apple Silicon will only get better from here.”

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macOS Big Sur Review: Third age of Mac

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“Mac OS X was no less than a rebirth of the Mac, 16 years after it first appeared on the scene. The code it originated with, and many of the software managers and programmers who built it, came to Apple in the same transaction that brought Steve Jobs back to the company.”

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Here are the best new features in macOS 11 Big Sur – 9to5Mac

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“After nearly five months of beta testing, macOS 11 Big Sur is now available to the general public. Big Sur is a massive update for the Mac, bringing a redesigned interface, widget support, a new Control Center, and much more. Here are some of the best new features in macOS Big Sur.”

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HomePod mini reviews: Impressive sound quality and design for users in the Apple ecosystem

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“The HomePod mini went up for purchase last week and the first orders will arrive to customers on November 16. Ahead of that availability, the first reviews of the HomePod mini have now been published, and the sound quality is being almost universally praised.”

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