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PDFpen 8 and PDFpen Pro 8 review: Corporate-grade PDF handling at a small-business price

A revision to PDFpen and PDFpen Pro adds digital signature support, audio annotation, measuring tools, and offline Word export.

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FotoFuse review: Full-featured Mac photo collage maker limited by OS X sharing

FotoFuse makes it simple and fun to combine multiple photos into a single collage, ready to be shared with family and friends.

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MacScan 3 review: Easy-to-use software stomps out malware, tracking cookies

A one-stop shop to tackle the ever-increasing threat of malware on OS X.

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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MacBook 2016 review: Ultraportable laptop satisfies with speed gains

It's not a desktop Mac replacement. The MacBook is ideal for on-the-go use.

2016 MacBook review: Portable performance

For a lot of people, the MacBook is the ideal laptop. It’s light, small, easy to carry, and offers good performance for productivity software.

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TextExpander 6 review: A snippets subscription service that’s priced too high

TextExpander moves from paid apps to a subscription ecosystem with identical apps and an immature Web interface.

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Red Giant Shooter Suite 13 review: Post-production audio sync and much more

Combines an impressive automatic sync tool and essential post-production prep tools for media backup in the field with a pair of conversion plug-ins thrown in for good measure.

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Final Cut Library Manager 3 review: Housekeeping for your FCPX libraries

A must-have utility for all Final Cut Pro X users.

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Fantastical 2.2 for OS X review: More maturity and integration with Exchange

A major update to Fantastical 2 refines rough edges, extends invitations, adds features like printing, and improves time-zone management.

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Satechi USB-C Pass Through Hub review: Tiny, powerful extension for on-the-go

A tiny dock affordably opens up a MacBook's potential with ports.

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Firewatch review: Get lost in the woods, find yourself

Gorgeous graphics and a strong emotional hook help this unconventional game stand out.

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Speedster review: Fast, pretty, and native way to test your Internet speeds

A handy tool for checking your Internet connection.

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MiniTool Data Mac Recovery 3.0 review: Tool with unique features, UI quirks

This program offers some powerful new features to the usual mix of data recovery programs.

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Copied review: A versatile cloud-synced clipboard manager for Mac and iOS

A full-featured clipboard manager that allows saving text, links, and images on one device and reusing them on another from the app, Notification Center widget, or keyboard.