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macOS Sierra review

macOS Sierra review

Apple has rebranded its desktop and laptop OS. Here's our review of macOS Sierra, also known as macOS 10.12

Apple has rebranded its desktop and laptop OS. Here's our review of macOS Sierra, also known as macOS 10.12

21 Jul 17     Price from: Free     

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macOS Sierra vs Mac OS X El Capitan

macOS Sierra vs Mac OS X El Capitan

Is it worth upgrading your Mac to macOS Sierra? We compare the interface and features of Sierra and Mac OS X El Capitan

Is it worth upgrading your Mac to macOS Sierra? We compare the interface and features of Sierra and Mac OS X El Capitan

13 Jul 17     Price from: Free

macOS High Sierra Preview

macOS High Sierra Preview

The changes coming in macOS High Sierra are mainly under-cover enhancements, but there are some nice app refinements on their way too

The changes coming in macOS High Sierra are mainly under-cover enhancements, but there are some nice app refinements on their way too

13 Jun 17     Price from: Free

macOS High Sierra vs macOS Sierra

macOS High Sierra vs macOS Sierra

macOS High Sierra is on the way, but is it a big enough improvement to be worth the upgrade?

macOS High Sierra is on the way, but is it a big enough improvement to be worth the upgrade?

13 Jun 17     Price from: Free

Logic Pro X 10.3 review: Apple's pro audio Mac app gains useful new features

Logic Pro X 10.3 review: Apple's pro audio Mac app gains useful new features

Apple has updated Logic Pro X to support the new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, but there's more to the update than support for the latest laptops

Apple has updated Logic Pro X to support the new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, but there's more to the update than support for the latest laptops

01 Feb 17     Price from: £199     

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Logic Pro X 10.3 vs GarageBand: Which Mac music-production software is best?

Logic Pro X 10.3 vs GarageBand: Which Mac music-production software is best?

In our Logic Pro X vs GarageBand for Mac comparison review, we find out how Apple's pro and consumer music production software packages compare

In our Logic Pro X vs GarageBand for Mac comparison review, we find out how Apple's pro and consumer music production software packages compare

25 Jan 17     Price from: Free

 
Final Cut Pro X 10.3 review

Final Cut Pro X 10.3 review

Apple updated its flagship professional video editing application at the MacBook Pro launch event. Here's our Final Cut Pro X 10.3 review

Apple updated its flagship professional video editing application at the MacBook Pro launch event. Here's our Final Cut Pro X 10.3 review

07 Nov 16     Price from: £229     

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macOS Sierra vs Windows 10 comparison

macOS Sierra vs Windows 10 comparison

Apple and Microsoft have both hit home runs with their latest OS launches. But which is better: macOS Sierra or Windows 10?

Apple and Microsoft have both hit home runs with their latest OS launches. But which is better: macOS Sierra or Windows 10?

03 Oct 16     Price from: Free

Apple Numbers 3.6 for Mac review

Apple Numbers 3.6 for Mac review

Has Apple made a spreadsheet for the rest of us? We've updated our Numbers for Mac OS X review for version 3.6.1

Has Apple made a spreadsheet for the rest of us? We've updated our Numbers for Mac OS X review for version 3.6.1

16 Sep 16     Price from: Free     

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Apple Keynote 6.6 for Mac review

Apple Keynote 6.6 for Mac review

Our updated Keynote for Mac review finds the latest 6.6 update is relatively modest, but adds support for El Capitan

Our updated Keynote for Mac review finds the latest 6.6 update is relatively modest, but adds support for El Capitan

16 Sep 16     Price from: Free     

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Apple Pages 5.6 for Mac review

Apple Pages 5.6 for Mac review

The latest version of Pages for Mac offers improved typographical tools and ever-closer integration with iOS and iCloud

The latest version of Pages for Mac offers improved typographical tools and ever-closer integration with iOS and iCloud

16 Sep 16     Price from: Free     

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Mac OS X El Capitan vs Windows 10 comparison

Mac OS X El Capitan vs Windows 10 comparison

Windows 10 is the best Windows yet, but Apple has nothing to worry about. Here's our comparison of Windows 10 and Mac OS X El Capitan

Windows 10 is the best Windows yet, but Apple has nothing to worry about. Here's our comparison of Windows 10 and Mac OS X El Capitan

27 Jul 16     Price from: Free

 
Apple Music review: Spotify, beware

Apple Music review: Spotify, beware

Apple Music brings iTunes music streaming to the UK. But is it worth paying for? In our Apple Music review, we examine the service's features, UK pricing, audio quality and music library

Apple Music brings iTunes music streaming to the UK. But is it worth paying for? In our Apple Music review, we examine the service's features, UK pricing, audio quality and music library

10 May 16     Price from: £9     

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OS X vs Ubuntu Linux 16.04 Xenial Xerus

OS X vs Ubuntu Linux 16.04 Xenial Xerus

What's the difference between Mac OS X and Linux? And how does the latest version of Ubuntu 16.04 compare to El Capitan?

What's the difference between Mac OS X and Linux? And how does the latest version of Ubuntu 16.04 compare to El Capitan?

20 Apr 16     Price from: Free

Excel for Mac 2016 review

Excel for Mac 2016 review

Although boosted by a new look and invaluable features, Excel for Mac 2016 is the poorest performer in an otherwise solid Office 2016 offering

Although boosted by a new look and invaluable features, Excel for Mac 2016 is the poorest performer in an otherwise solid Office 2016 offering

29 Feb 16     Price from: £119     

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Word for Mac 2016 review

Word for Mac 2016 review

Word for Mac 2016 is simultaneously a subtle yet massive leap forward in usability and features. We recommend it highly

Word for Mac 2016 is simultaneously a subtle yet massive leap forward in usability and features. We recommend it highly

29 Feb 16     Price from: £119     

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Mac OS X El Capitan review

Mac OS X El Capitan review

We take an in-depth look at Mac OS X El Capitan and review its best and worst new features

We take an in-depth look at Mac OS X El Capitan and review its best and worst new features

16 Feb 16     Price from: Free     

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PLEX for Apple TV Review

PLEX for Apple TV Review

Play your personal video, music and photo library on your Apple TV

Play your personal video, music and photo library on your Apple TV

07 Dec 15     Price from: Free     

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Apple Music vs Amazon Prime Music comparison

Apple Music vs Amazon Prime Music comparison

We explore the similarities and differences between Apple Music service and Amazon's Prime Music, including price and features

We explore the similarities and differences between Apple Music service and Amazon's Prime Music, including price and features

20 Aug 15     Price from: £9

OS X Yosemite vs Windows 10 compared

OS X Yosemite vs Windows 10 compared

Does Windows 10 offer enough to knock Yosemite off its perch?

Does Windows 10 offer enough to knock Yosemite off its perch?

14 Aug 15     Price from: Free

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