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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 Appleā€™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.

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Battery life tests: Go all day with Apple's Mac laptops

Testing the new MacBook, 13-inch MacBook Air, and 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro. How much battery life can you get?

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13-inch Retina MacBook Pro review: The force is with Apple's workhorse laptop

The upgrades to the laptop include the new Force Trackpad and faster processors.

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13-inch MacBook Air review: Apple's affordable laptop nicely blends performance and portability

It doesn't have marquee features found in other Mac laptops, but the new Broadwell processor gives the MacBook Air a speed boost over last year.