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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.

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1Password 6 for Mac review: Enterprise features and lots of small improvements

Agile Bits’s latest release catapults its venerable digital vault into the enterprise space, and brings many small improvements to one of the best apps in this space.

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HazeOver 1.6 review: Dim those background windows so you can focus on the task at hand

If you don't like using Spaces or you have only one display, HazeOver is a great way to draw your attention to the window you're using.

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Infographics 2.4 review: Robust graphics collection for Keynote

Thousands of high-quality images, graphs, and table elements to make you presentation stand out.

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NTFS for Mac 14 review: A read/write speed freak for Windows volumes

NTFS for Mac 14 provides native performance and unlimited read/write access when using Windows-formatted drives on OS X.

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Numbers 3.6.1 for Mac review: The best version of Apple’s spreadsheet app so far

The latest version sees the return of missing features, along with improved large-data-set performance and useful new charting tools.

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Chapters review: Mac app adds segment marks to MP3 podcasts and audio files

It's a very specific app, but if you need it, it's the only way to get this option.

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Dashlane 4 review: Easy and convenient password management for your Mac

Keeping your private data safe is easy with this well-written tool that works well for novices and seasoned pros alike.

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Default Folder X 5 review: Mac app advances the state of file navigation

Despite new limits in El Capitan, the wholly rewritten Default Folder X 5 not only restores previous functionality, but exceeds it with new options.

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CleanMyDrive 2 review: Free utility for purging hidden files from external drives

A lightweight menu bar application that cleans unwanted junk from storage devices, and can eject all mounted volumes in a single click.

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Hands-on: CloudMagic for Mac brings effortless focus to your email

Fans of CloudMagic for iOS will fawn over this "distraction-free" Mac app, even if it lacks a key feature of the mobile version.

Apple in 2015: The good, the bad, and the ugly

The world's biggest tech company had an equally huge year, from major wins like the iPhone 6s and Apple TV to head-scratchers like the iPad Pro and a secret car.

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iMac with Retina 5K display review: New $1999 model almost as good as its predecessor

Apple has released a Retina 5K iMac with a price tag that makes it within reach for many users.