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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

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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

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Outlook for iOS 8 vs Apple Mail for iOS

Microsoft and Apple go head to head once again, but this time it’s for the right to control your email

Microsoft and Apple go head to head once again, but this time it’s for the right to control your email

20 May 15

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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

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Android Lollipop vs iOS 8

The latest Android release can match iOS blow-for-blow but who’s better, and who’s best? We provide the answer

The latest Android release can match iOS blow-for-blow but who’s better, and who’s best? We provide the answer

01 Apr 15

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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

 
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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      *****

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iOS 8 review

From widgets to 3rd-party keyboards, iOS 8 brings a host of brilliant new features. Here's our iOS 8 review

From widgets to 3rd-party keyboards, iOS 8 brings a host of brilliant new features. Here's our iOS 8 review

28 Nov 14      *****

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OS X Server review

For anybody overseeing a host of Apple devices there’s simply no beating Apple’s server offering

For anybody overseeing a host of Apple devices there’s simply no beating Apple’s server offering

25 Nov 14      *****

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Apple Aperture vs Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Could Adobe Photoshop Lightroom be the ideal replacement for the soon to be discontinued Apple Aperture?

Could Adobe Photoshop Lightroom be the ideal replacement for the soon to be discontinued Apple Aperture?

30 Jul 14

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ESET Cyber Security for Mac review

ESET's Cyber Security for Mac is ideal for those who like to tweak and optimise

ESET's Cyber Security for Mac is ideal for those who like to tweak and optimise

04 Jun 14      *****

 
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Avira for Mac review

Avira for Mac is a capable anti-virus suite with little impact on system performance.

Avira for Mac is a capable anti-virus suite with little impact on system performance.

31 May 14      *****

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Adobe Lightroom Mobile for iPad review

Organise and share Lightroom collections on the iPad, in a limited fashion

Organise and share Lightroom collections on the iPad, in a limited fashion

05 May 14      *****

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iOS 7 review: Updated for iOS 7.1.1

Despite the hate, iOS 7 triumphs with a radical look and new features

Despite the hate, iOS 7 triumphs with a radical look and new features

30 Apr 14      *****

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Facebook 8.0 for iOS review

Has Facebook 8.0 fixed all the problems with the Facebook app? This review takes a closer look at Facebook for iPhone and iPad

Has Facebook 8.0 fixed all the problems with the Facebook app? This review takes a closer look at Facebook for iPhone and iPad

26 Mar 14      *****

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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 review

Adobe's Lightroom 5 scores high on the productivity scale - reviewed

Adobe's Lightroom 5 scores high on the productivity scale - reviewed

27 Jan 14      *****

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Draft review

Draft is an online word processor and text file manager with collaboration features.

Draft is an online word processor and text file manager with collaboration features.

16 Jan 14      *****

 
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iCloud vs Dropbox review

Dropbox or iCloud? We take a look at two file sharing heavyweights

Dropbox or iCloud? We take a look at two file sharing heavyweights

08 Jan 14      *****

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SomaFM Radio Player for iPhone, iPad review

User and listener-supported streaming radio collection covers chilled beats, Christmas treats

User and listener-supported streaming radio collection covers chilled beats, Christmas treats

12 Dec 13      *****

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