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CNET's Mac forums are the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts. Discussion topics include Mac desktops, MacBooks, Mac OS, Mac peripherals, iPods, iTunes, Apple TV, and much more.

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Mac OS X

Discussions cover Mac OS X such as Tiger, Panther, Leopard or Snow Leopard, Lion, in addition to Mac networking, Mac troubleshooting, Safari, and other Mac OS-related questions.

Last post: Need help in order to install HASP dongle in MAC
By sanjay-k 03-19-2014

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Mac OS Classic

Discussions cover all system aspects of the Mac OS before OS X.

Last post: Reviving iMac G3 1998 Model B
By Walterob 01-22-2013

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Mac desktops

Discuss Apple's desktop computers including Mac Pro, iMac, Power Mac, Mac Mini, and eMac, ranging from troubleshooting to buying advice.

Last post: imac (2006) and seagate external drive
By BarbHinTN 03-24-2014

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Mac laptops

Discuss Apple's notebook computers including MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, PowerBook, and iBook, ranging from troubleshooting to buying advice.

Last post: Ibook, re-install OS, cursor doesn't worknow?
By Laurafarmgirl 04-19-2014

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Mac peripherals

Discuss Apple's other hardware products like Apple TV, AirPort, Time Capsule, displays, and more.

Last post: Lacie External Drive freeze-hags my mac
By mbasulto 01-11-2014

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iPhones, iPods, and iPads

Discuss all topics related to iPhones, iPods, and iPads, including syncing, cell coverage, battery life, and more.

Last post: Which are Your Favorite iPhone & iPad Games in 2013
By jessicamagert 03-31-2014

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General Mac hardware discussions

Discuss anything related to Mac hardware, from Apple, or third-party companies, like Logitech and LaCie.

Last post: Which Macbook PRO hardware is compatible with mine?
By macliker 09-10-2013

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Discuss the iTunes software and the iTunes Store, from managing playlists to making purchases

Last post: Help!!! How do I get my itunes back?
By bassin39 04-04-2014

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Discuss the iLife software suite, including iPhoto, iMovie, and iWeb and explore ways to get the most out of your digital lifestyle.

Last post: Transferring photos from PC to a new Mac
By bgreene1 08-19-2013

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Discuss the iWork software suite, including Pages, Numbers, and Keynote.

Last post: Numbers adding up text into values
By ellie247 01-14-2014

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General Mac software discussions

Discuss anything related to Mac software, from Apple, or third-party developers, like Adobe and Microsoft.

Last post: The Benefits of Cloud-based Software
By gensolve 04-11-2014

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New Mac users forum

For those new to Macs or the forums who prefer to get their feet wet in a smaller pond. Respondents, please pay extra attention to user knowledge and experience levels when answering questions here.

Last post: Mac User Disappearing
By MacWidgets 04-14-2014

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The Mac Lounge

Discuss things that might not be related to Apple products...with Apple users.

Last post: Poll: Apple customer service: Better or worse?
By Lee Koo (ADMIN) 03-03-2014

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