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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?

29 Jul 16     Price from: Free

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

Mac OS X El Capitan vs macOS Sierra comparison

Mac OS X El Capitan vs macOS Sierra comparison

We compare the design, interface and features of Mac OS X El Capitan, Apple's current Mac OS, and macOS Sierra, its next one

We compare the design, interface and features of Mac OS X El Capitan, Apple's current Mac OS, and macOS Sierra, its next one

28 Jun 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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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

04 Feb 16     Price from: Free     

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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

04 Feb 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

04 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

OS X El Capitan vs Yosemite

OS X El Capitan vs Yosemite

What can you expect when you upgrade to El Capitan at the end of September? Keir Thomas takes an in-depth look

What can you expect when you upgrade to El Capitan at the end of September? Keir Thomas takes an in-depth look

15 Jul 15     Price from: Free

Apple Maps vs Google Maps comparison review: is Google still on top?

Apple Maps vs Google Maps comparison review: is Google still on top?

Three years after its release, we compare Apple Maps with Google Maps to see if earlier issues with the service are fixed.

Three years after its release, we compare Apple Maps with Google Maps to see if earlier issues with the service are fixed.

14 Jul 15     Price from: Free

Apple Music vs Google Play

Apple Music vs Google Play

As Apple Music finally steps into the audio streaming market, we take a look at how it fares against Google’s Play offering

As Apple Music finally steps into the audio streaming market, we take a look at how it fares against Google’s Play offering

08 Jul 15     Price from: £9

 
Apple Music vs Spotify comparison

Apple Music vs Spotify comparison

Find out how Apple Music compares with rival Spotify when it comes to price, catalogue, quality, features & more

Find out how Apple Music compares with rival Spotify when it comes to price, catalogue, quality, features & more

03 Jul 15     Price from: £9

Outlook for Mac 2016 preview

Outlook for Mac 2016 preview

We have some criticisms, but this is essentially a solid email app offering decent core features

We have some criticisms, but this is essentially a solid email app offering decent core features

25 May 15     Price from: £119

Android N out now | Android N UK release date | Android Nougat new features | When will my phone get Android N? Android N is more productive, more secure and more battery-friendly, and it's out now

Android N out now | Android N UK release date | Android Nougat new features | When will my phone…

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

How Framestore Took a Real School Bus to Mars (using VR)

How Framestore Took a Real School Bus to Mars (using VR)

51 best free iPad games: Fantastic free iPad games that aren't stuffed with adverts and IAPs

51 best free iPad games: Fantastic free iPad games that aren't stuffed with adverts and IAPs