Keir Thomas

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Keir has edited several PC and Linux magazines but these days prefers to write about Macs, iPads and iPhones. He's the author of several books, including two editions of Mac Kung Fu and also iPad and iPhone Kung Fu.

Articles by Keir Thomas

The best Mac antivirus of 2018

The best Mac antivirus of 2018

Your guide to the best antivirus and security software for Mac 2018 for your peace of mind

Your guide to the best antivirus and security software for Mac 2018 for your peace of mind

02 Nov 18

Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac (2018) review

Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac (2018) review

We review the new 2018 update of Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac, and find that the maker has done a good job ironing out the flaws

We review the new 2018 update of Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac, and find that the maker has done a good job ironing out the flaws

02 Nov 18

How to stop iTunes & Photos opening when you plug in an iPhone

How to stop iTunes & Photos opening when you plug in an iPhone

Tired of Photos and iTunes starting up automatically when you attach your iPhone, iPad or iPod? Here's the simple solution

Tired of Photos and iTunes starting up automatically when you attach your iPhone, iPad or iPod? Here's the simple solution

06 Aug 18

Best pro photo editors for Mac 2018

Best pro photo editors for Mac 2018

We round up the best photo-editing software applications for Mac professionals

We round up the best photo-editing software applications for Mac professionals

09 Jul 18

Movavi Photo Editor 4 for Mac review

Movavi Photo Editor 4 for Mac review

Movavi Photo Editor offers one-click quick fixes alongside more advanced tools suitable for professionals. Here's our review

Movavi Photo Editor offers one-click quick fixes alongside more advanced tools suitable for professionals. Here's our review

09 Jul 18

Fotor Photo Editor for Mac review

Fotor Photo Editor for Mac review

Is Fotor Photo Editor a Photoshop clone? Not even close. But its powerful photo-editing tools belie that free price tag

Is Fotor Photo Editor a Photoshop clone? Not even close. But its powerful photo-editing tools belie that free price tag

09 Jul 18

 
GIMP 2.8 for Mac review

GIMP 2.8 for Mac review

The GIMP on Mac can be a little baffling, but it has a truly tantalising feature set. We review a powerful free photo editor

The GIMP on Mac can be a little baffling, but it has a truly tantalising feature set. We review a powerful free photo editor

09 Jul 18

Acorn 5 for Mac review

Acorn 5 for Mac review

If you're one of those people who long for the days when photo editors were simple then Acorn is for you. Here's our review

If you're one of those people who long for the days when photo editors were simple then Acorn is for you. Here's our review

09 Jul 18

Capture One Pro 10 for Mac review

Capture One Pro 10 for Mac review

When it comes to image editing, Capture One Pro for the Mac is about polishing the diamond. Here's our review

When it comes to image editing, Capture One Pro for the Mac is about polishing the diamond. Here's our review

09 Jul 18

Cyberlink PhotoDirector 9 for Mac review

Cyberlink PhotoDirector 9 for Mac review

Cyberlink PhotoDirector 9's fresh approach means it's packed with features but operates unlike most other Mac photo-editing apps

Cyberlink PhotoDirector 9's fresh approach means it's packed with features but operates unlike most other Mac photo-editing apps

09 Jul 18

DxO Optics Pro 11 for Mac review

DxO Optics Pro 11 for Mac review

With a tagline of "Reveal the RAW emotion", there can be little doubt where the 'focus' of DxO Optics Pro lies. Here's our review

With a tagline of "Reveal the RAW emotion", there can be little doubt where the 'focus' of DxO Optics Pro lies. Here's our review

09 Jul 18

Pixelmator for Mac review

Pixelmator for Mac review

Pixelmator deliberately keeps things simpler than Photoshop, which makes it popular with amateur and occasional photo editors

Pixelmator deliberately keeps things simpler than Photoshop, which makes it popular with amateur and occasional photo editors

09 Jul 18

 
Affinity Photo 1.5 review

Affinity Photo 1.5 review

For semi-pro and even pro-level photo editing, Affinity Photo is a bona fide bargain and a true competitor for Photoshop

For semi-pro and even pro-level photo editing, Affinity Photo is a bona fide bargain and a true competitor for Photoshop

09 Jul 18

Best pro photo editors for Mac 2018

Best pro photo editors for Mac 2018

We round up the best photo-editing software applications for Mac professionals

We round up the best photo-editing software applications for Mac professionals

20 Apr 18

How to clear Safari's cache and cookies on Mac

How to clear Safari's cache and cookies on Mac

For peace of mind and a better Mac browsing experience you can clear your Safari cookies and cache. Here's how

For peace of mind and a better Mac browsing experience you can clear your Safari cookies and cache. Here's how

17 Apr 18

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