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The best games on Apple Arcade

We've played, reviewed and ranked every one of Apple Arcade's premium games for iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV

We've played, reviewed and ranked every one of Apple Arcade's premium games for iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV

30 Jun 20

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Best Mac music production software

Looking for the best Mac music software? We compare the best alternatives to Apple's free music-making app GarageBand

Looking for the best Mac music software? We compare the best alternatives to Apple's free music-making app GarageBand

09 Jun 20

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Logic Pro X 10.5 review

Apple's excellent music production software gets impressive new features

Apple's excellent music production software gets impressive new features

04 Jun 20     Price from: £199      *****

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Best video-conferencing apps on Mac

Keep in touch with friends and colleagues with our roundup of the best video software options for Mac owners

Keep in touch with friends and colleagues with our roundup of the best video software options for Mac owners

24 Apr 20

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Best free VPN for Mac for 2020

You can use a VPN without paying: these four services prove it

You can use a VPN without paying: these four services prove it

15 Apr 20

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Airo Antivirus for Mac review

Airo Antivirus: A promising start for a Mac-focused antivirus

Airo Antivirus: A promising start for a Mac-focused antivirus

07 Feb 20     Price from: £48      *****

 
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macOS Catalina vs Mojave

Should you update your Mac to macOS Catalina? We compare the new macOS with the old

Should you update your Mac to macOS Catalina? We compare the new macOS with the old

28 Jan 20     Price from: Free

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Best web browser for Mac

Which is the best Mac web browser? We compare Safari, Edge Chromium, Chrome, Firefox and more, to help you pick the right option

Which is the best Mac web browser? We compare Safari, Edge Chromium, Chrome, Firefox and more, to help you pick the right option

17 Jan 20

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Best free PDF editors for Mac 2020

Want to edit a PDF or fill in a PDF form, but don't fancy paying to do so? Here are some free options to try.

Want to edit a PDF or fill in a PDF form, but don't fancy paying to do so? Here are some free options to try.

15 Jan 20

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macOS Catalina Review

The new macOS update brings the ability to use an iPad as a second screen and TV and Music apps to the Mac. Find out what else Catalina offers

The new macOS update brings the ability to use an iPad as a second screen and TV and Music apps to the Mac. Find out what else Catalina offers

18 Oct 19     Price from: Free      *****

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Parallels Desktop 15 for Mac review

Under new management, Parallels Desktop remains the best option for running Windows and Mac software together

Under new management, Parallels Desktop remains the best option for running Windows and Mac software together

08 Oct 19     Price from: £70      *****

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Total AV Essential antivirus review

Total AV is a well priced antivirus option with handy additional features but some major flaws

Total AV is a well priced antivirus option with handy additional features but some major flaws

30 Jul 19     Price from: £20      *****

 
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Which is better: macOS or Windows?

Which is better: macOS or Windows?

29 Jul 19     Price from: Free

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Avira Antivirus Pro 2019 review

Avira Antivirus Pro 2019's malware protection doesn't quite cut it

Avira Antivirus Pro 2019's malware protection doesn't quite cut it

18 Jul 19     Price from: Free      *****

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Kaspersky Internet Security for Mac review

Kaspersky Internet Security for Mac offers useful extra features, but does make your Mac work hard

Kaspersky Internet Security for Mac offers useful extra features, but does make your Mac work hard

17 Jul 19     Price from: £40      *****

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Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac review

Trend Micro offers ransomware protection and a great clean-up rate, but scan results were strange

Trend Micro offers ransomware protection and a great clean-up rate, but scan results were strange

17 Jul 19     Price from: £50      *****

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ESET Cyber Security review

ESET's antivirus offers good clean-up and detection, but slow scanning and a lack of add-on features

ESET's antivirus offers good clean-up and detection, but slow scanning and a lack of add-on features

11 Jul 19     Price from: £30      *****

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Norton 360 Standard for Mac review

Find out why Norton 360 is among our favourite antivirus packages for Mac, but not our number one

Find out why Norton 360 is among our favourite antivirus packages for Mac, but not our number one

10 Jul 19     Price from: £35      *****

 
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Sophos Home Premium antivirus review

Sophos Home Premium's ease-of-use, features and price make it a good value antivirus for Mac

Sophos Home Premium's ease-of-use, features and price make it a good value antivirus for Mac

03 Jul 19     Price from: Free      *****

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Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac review

There's a lot to like about Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac

There's a lot to like about Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac

03 Jul 19     Price from: £40      *****

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“Drawing a comic is like directing a movie”: Cartoonist Chendi Xu on her European yarns

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iPhones experience battery draining background activity in iOS 13.5.1

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Google Pixel 5 : date de sortie, prix et autres rumeurs

Google Pixel 5 : date de sortie, prix et autres rumeurs