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Incoming students: Start your digital life at MIT

Here’s information about how to create your digital identity at MIT, recommendations for buying a new computer, and where to find key information about IT at the Institute.

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Apple releases macOS Sierra 10.12

Today Apple releases its latest operating system, macOS Sierra (10.12). Soon all Macs purchased from Apple will come with macOS Sierra preinstalled; previous versions of OS X cannot be installed.