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

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How to get Continuity on an unsupported Mac

Frustrated that your old Mac doesn't support Continuity features like Handoff and Instant Hotspot? There's an app for that

Frustrated that your old Mac doesn't support Continuity features like Handoff and Instant Hotspot? There's an app for that

26 Apr 19

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Mac security tips: best Mac security settings

Take the security of your Mac seriously with our tricks to lock down just about everything. Here are our maximum security tips for Mac

Take the security of your Mac seriously with our tricks to lock down just about everything. Here are our maximum security tips for Mac

25 Apr 19

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Best pro photo editors for Mac 2019

We round up the best photo-editing software applications for Mac professionals in 2019

We round up the best photo-editing software applications for Mac professionals in 2019

01 Feb 19

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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

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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

 
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

 
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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

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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

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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

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