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Garageband or Logic Pro

Logic Pro X 10.3 vs GarageBand

In our Logic Pro X vs GarageBand for Mac comparison review, we find out how Apple's pro and consumer music production software packages compare

In our Logic Pro X vs GarageBand for Mac comparison review, we find out how Apple's pro and consumer music production software packages compare

25 Jan 17     Price from: Free

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Final Cut Pro X 10.3 review

Apple updated its flagship professional video editing application at the MacBook Pro launch event. Here's our Final Cut Pro X 10.3 review

Apple updated its flagship professional video editing application at the MacBook Pro launch event. Here's our Final Cut Pro X 10.3 review

07 Nov 16     Price from: £229     

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Apple Numbers 3.6 for Mac review

Has Apple made a spreadsheet for the rest of us? We've updated our Numbers for Mac OS X review for version 3.6.1

Has Apple made a spreadsheet for the rest of us? We've updated our Numbers for Mac OS X review for version 3.6.1

16 Sep 16     Price from: Free     

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Apple Keynote 6.6 for Mac review

Our updated Keynote for Mac review finds the latest 6.6 update is relatively modest, but adds support for El Capitan

Our updated Keynote for Mac review finds the latest 6.6 update is relatively modest, but adds support for El Capitan

16 Sep 16     Price from: Free     

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Apple Pages 5.6 for Mac review

The latest version of Pages for Mac offers improved typographical tools and ever-closer integration with iOS and iCloud

The latest version of Pages for Mac offers improved typographical tools and ever-closer integration with iOS and iCloud

16 Sep 16     Price from: Free     

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Mac OS X El Capitan vs Windows 10 comparison

Windows 10 is the best Windows yet, but Apple has nothing to worry about. Here's our comparison of Windows 10 and Mac OS X El Capitan

Windows 10 is the best Windows yet, but Apple has nothing to worry about. Here's our comparison of Windows 10 and Mac OS X El Capitan

27 Jul 16     Price from: Free

 
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OS X vs Ubuntu Linux 16.04 Xenial Xerus

What's the difference between Mac OS X and Linux? And how does the latest version of Ubuntu 16.04 compare to El Capitan?

What's the difference between Mac OS X and Linux? And how does the latest version of Ubuntu 16.04 compare to El Capitan?

20 Apr 16     Price from: Free

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Excel for Mac 2016 review

Although boosted by a new look and invaluable features, Excel for Mac 2016 is the poorest performer in an otherwise solid Office 2016 offering

Although boosted by a new look and invaluable features, Excel for Mac 2016 is the poorest performer in an otherwise solid Office 2016 offering

29 Feb 16     Price from: £119     

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Word for Mac 2016 review

Word for Mac 2016 is simultaneously a subtle yet massive leap forward in usability and features. We recommend it highly

Word for Mac 2016 is simultaneously a subtle yet massive leap forward in usability and features. We recommend it highly

29 Feb 16     Price from: £119     

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Mac OS X El Capitan review

We take an in-depth look at Mac OS X El Capitan and review its best and worst new features

We take an in-depth look at Mac OS X El Capitan and review its best and worst new features

16 Feb 16     Price from: Free     

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PLEX for Apple TV Review

Play your personal video, music and photo library on your Apple TV

Play your personal video, music and photo library on your Apple TV

07 Dec 15     Price from: Free     

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OS X Yosemite vs Windows 10 compared

Does Windows 10 offer enough to knock Yosemite off its perch?

Does Windows 10 offer enough to knock Yosemite off its perch?

14 Aug 15     Price from: Free

 
Yosemite v El Cap comparison

OS X El Capitan vs Yosemite

What can you expect when you upgrade to El Capitan at the end of September? Keir Thomas takes an in-depth look

What can you expect when you upgrade to El Capitan at the end of September? Keir Thomas takes an in-depth look

15 Jul 15     Price from: Free

Google Play vs Apple Music

Apple Music vs Google Play

As Apple Music finally steps into the audio streaming market, we take a look at how it fares against Google’s Play offering

As Apple Music finally steps into the audio streaming market, we take a look at how it fares against Google’s Play offering

08 Jul 15     Price from: £10

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Outlook for Mac 2016 preview

We have some criticisms, but this is essentially a solid email app offering decent core features

We have some criticisms, but this is essentially a solid email app offering decent core features

25 May 15     Price from: £119

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PowerPoint for Mac 2016 preview

PowerPoint is less clunky and in terms of usability it’s advanced significantly

PowerPoint is less clunky and in terms of usability it’s advanced significantly

25 May 15     Price from: £119

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Photos for Mac review

Photos has finally arrived. Was it worth the wait?

Photos has finally arrived. Was it worth the wait?

20 Apr 15     Price from: Free

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Mac OS X Yosemite vs Mac OS X Mavericks comparison

How does the new version of Mac OS X stack up against the old - and should you always upgrade OS X just because you can?

How does the new version of Mac OS X stack up against the old - and should you always upgrade OS X just because you can?

24 Feb 15     Price from: Free

 
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Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite review

Our review of Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite looks closely at the new features, and answers questions about the ones that don't work as expected

Our review of Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite looks closely at the new features, and answers questions about the ones that don't work as expected

23 Feb 15     Price from: Free     

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