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ArtRage 5 review: Painting app upgrade fueled by an enhanced blend of interface, brushes, and artistic tools

Looking for an intuitive painting app? ArtRage is a fine place to start.

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Obduction review: The makers of Myst get back in the game

This game’s artful world-building and fun puzzles ultimately outweigh its technical glitches.

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PrintLife 4 review: Easy desktop design for all, now with a big splash of color

A modern Mac app for designing and printing custom flyers, greeting cards, photo pages, or just about anything else using more than a thousand premade templates and a huge collection of included artwork.

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Picktorial 3.0 review: A fresh approach to photo editing and management

Full-featured toolkit with non-destructive editing for pro photographers.

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Edimax AC1200 Dual Band Wi-Fi USB Adapter review: Solve your Mac’s broken Wi-Fi hardware problem

An inexpensive 802.11ac MU-MIMO USB nubbin restores Wi-Fi to systems, where built-in Wi-Fi has failed.

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SimCity: Complete Edition review: Be mayor and build your city from the ground up

This edition of the city simulator for the Mac includes previously-released expansion packs.

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Civilization VI review: World domination on your Mac

Turn-based strategy game is the best of the Civilization series.

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Bumpr 1.1.6 review: Quickly open web links with the browser of your choice

When you want to open a web link in a different browser, Bumpr makes it easy to do.

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iFlicks 2.4 review: A valuable tool for adding valuable metadata to digital video files

Use iFlicks to add metadata, convert video files, and add videos to your iTunes library.

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Magix SpectraLayers Pro 4 review: Audio editing with a bit of Photoshop style

SpectraLayers Pro 4 allows audio engineers to isolate, edit, and retouch individual sounds using tools and layers in a more visual, multidimensional way.

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SoundSource 3 review: Easy-to-access macOS audio controls

This simple menu and palette provide nearly all sound settings in one place.

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Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens review: New elements give a familiar formula replay value

If you've played Lego games before, you'll get the hang of this one quickly.

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Spark for Mac review: A great mobile email client, also quite good on desktop

Spark for Mac helps cut down on the amount of time users spend managing email with a Smart Inbox, four configurable gestures in the message list, and Quick Replies for one-click responses in a flash.

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Connecting an Apple LED Cinema Display to a USB-C MacBook or MacBook Pro? Here are the adapters you need

With a small investment, you can connect a Mini-DisplayPort Apple monitor over USB-C to a MacBook or MacBook Pro.

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CalDigit USB-C Dock review: A full-featured USB-C dock with both DisplayPort and HDMI ports

This $150 dock is the most complete option to date for MacBook and MacBook Pro owners.