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Which Mac should I buy?

Which Mac should you buy?

Trying to decide which Mac to buy? Our guide has the lowdown on every Mac that Apple has to offer. Find out which Mac is best for you.

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Airy review: Easy to use YouTube downloader, but less capable for the money

A straightforward, easy to use YouTube downloader that gets the job done on your Mac, but there are more capable utilities with better features.

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Radio Silence 2 review: Set it and forget it Mac firewall for outgoing connections

Monitors behind-the-scenes network activity and allows users to selectively block outgoing connections.

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MacBook Pro with Touch Bar review: The best bits of iOS in a really great Mac

The 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pros are naturally thin, fast, and expensive. But the innovative new Touch Bar makes them surprisingly delightful to use.

MacBook Pro review: The Touch Bar bridges the gap between iPad and Mac

With its innovative, contextual, customizable controls, the Touch Bar makes the new MacBook Pros worth buying.

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13-inch MacBook Pro review: Too many tradeoffs

The entry-level 2016 MacBook Pro—the one without a Touch Bar—compromises on graphics, ports, and RAM speed.

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Hands-on: The MacBook Pro's innovative Touch Bar will grab you

Apple's newest Mac packs a strip of iOS-style contextual controls into the Touch Bar. There's also a new keyboard and four Thunderbolt 3 ports.

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Satechi Slim Aluminum Type-C Multi-Port Adapter review: Portable MacBook dock makes no compromises

An attractive small package bundles 4K video, USB 3, and passthrough power at an affordable price.

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Disk Drill 3 review: Mac utility now recovers data from iOS devices, too

This disk utility gets a welcomed facelift to go along with some awesome recovery tools.

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Shredo review: Securely erase files from your Mac with drag-and-drop ease

Permanently erase files and folders with drag-and-drop ease.

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Postbox 5 review: Mac email client offers greater power at a greater price

A robust alternative to Apple Mail and Microsoft Outlook.

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DxO OpticsPro 11 review: Innovative image processor makes your photos look their best

Mac app uses science and research in service to creativity.

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macOS Sierra review: Mixing iOS with OS X to make a better Mac

With Sierra, Apple takes advantage of its entire ecosystem to the benefit the Mac.

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Journaly review: A good Mac journal app that might be great one day

Journaly may not be feature-packed, but it shows a lot of potential.

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Folx 5 review: How I learned to stop worrying and love this Mac download manager

If you frequently download from the internet, this app can help you manage the download tasks and the data your receive.

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iPad Pro or MacBook? The best Apple gear for college

Heading to college? Take the right tech. We'll tell you what Macs and iPads to buy today—and what to pass on until it's updated.