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The best games on Apple Arcade

We've picked out the 13 coolest-looking titles from Apple Arcade's 100 premium games for iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV

We've picked out the 13 coolest-looking titles from Apple Arcade's 100 premium games for iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV

10 Sep 19

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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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macOS vs Windows 10

Which is better: macOS or Windows?

Which is better: macOS or Windows?

29 Jul 19     Price from: Free

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Best web browser for Mac

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

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

19 Jul 19

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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 missed some viruses in our testing

Kaspersky Internet Security for Mac offers useful extra features, but missed some viruses in our testing

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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Airo Antivirus for Mac review

This new antivirus for Mac offers a simple app with a good clean-up rate but slow scanning

This new antivirus for Mac offers a simple app with a good clean-up rate but slow scanning

12 Jul 19     Price from: £48     

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ESET Cyber Security 2019 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, with one major caveat

There's a lot to like about Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac, with one major caveat

03 Jul 19     Price from: £40     

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Intego Mac Internet Security X9 review

Intego's Mac Internet Security X9 is our pick of the bunch, making it the best antivirus for Mac 2018

Intego's Mac Internet Security X9 is our pick of the bunch, making it the best antivirus for Mac 2018

03 Jul 19     Price from: £40     

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Best torrent software for Mac

Downloading torrent files can be confusing, but these apps make it easy

Downloading torrent files can be confusing, but these apps make it easy

28 Jun 19

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macOS Catalina Preview

This autumn's macOS update will bring the ability to use an iPad as a second screen and TV and Music apps to the Mac. Find out what else Catalina will offer

This autumn's macOS update will bring the ability to use an iPad as a second screen and TV and Music apps to the Mac. Find out what else Catalina will offer

17 Jun 19     Price from: Free

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Best iTunes alternatives for Mac

There are some terrific alternatives to iTunes, if you know where to look. Here are the best media players for Mac

There are some terrific alternatives to iTunes, if you know where to look. Here are the best media players for Mac

13 Jun 19

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CorelDraw Graphics Suite 2019 for Mac review

We review CorelDraw Graphics Suite 2019 for Mac, and find an attractive, fully featured suite for illustrators and graphics pros

We review CorelDraw Graphics Suite 2019 for Mac, and find an attractive, fully featured suite for illustrators and graphics pros

11 Jun 19     Price from: £600     

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macOS Catalina vs Mojave

Catalina is arriving this September, should you race to update your Mac? We compare the new macOS with the old

Catalina is arriving this September, should you race to update your Mac? We compare the new macOS with the old

07 Jun 19     Price from: Free

 
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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

06 Jun 19

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Best alternatives to iTunes for ripping CDs to MP3

Need to create MP3s from your CD collection without using iTunes? We show you the best alternatives to Apple's software

Need to create MP3s from your CD collection without using iTunes? We show you the best alternatives to Apple's software

04 Jun 19

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IBC 2019: new video tools from Adobe, Blackmagic, Lenovo and more

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iOS 13 release date, time & new features

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Les meilleurs appareils connectés compatibles avec Google Home (2019)

Les meilleurs appareils connectés compatibles avec Google Home (2019)