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The best games on Apple Arcade

We're working our way through Apple Arcade's library of premium games, testing and ranking them all as we go

We're working our way through Apple Arcade's library of premium games, testing and ranking them all as we go

27 Mar 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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Best free VPN for Mac for 2020

You can use a VPN without paying, and here are the services to try

You can use a VPN without paying, and here are the services to try

30 Jan 20

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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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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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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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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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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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