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Unibox 1.0 review: A welcome, fresh new approach to email on the Mac

Unibox still has some rough edges, but it's a new way of doing email that really works.

Apple Mail 7 review: Small updates don't offset big headaches

The latest version of the Mail.app feels dated, and it can be problematic if you use Gmail.

Safari 7 review: Mavericks browser saves battery life, brings further refinements

Safari 7 speeds up Web surfing, but it also takes a few steps backward with its feature set.

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CargoLifter review: Automatically send email attachments via the cloud

CargoLifter slims down your email messages by automatically uploading attachments to your favorite cloud-storage service.

Safari Keyword Search review: Searching made simple and speedy

Safari Keyword Search is a browser extension that lets you search a variety of sites right from Safari's unified search field.

Transmit 4 review: One of the best FTP clients for the Mac

Transmit makes is super easy to transfer files over the Internet.

Maxthon review: Browser touts cloud-based features that work across different platforms

The Maxthon Cloud Browser is useful for users who often switch between Macs, Windows, and mobile devices, but in general, it's a jack of all trades and master of none

Command-Click Avenger review: Take back your Safari tabs

⌘-Click Avenger, a Safari extension, forces websites to allow you to open links in new tabs.

Firefox 23 review: Cheerful, cluttered, and a bit too eager to please

Firefox 23 has some worthwhile features, but when it comes to performance it can't keep up with other browsers.

Review: MultiPLX RSS reader offers powerful features and a few too many bugs

MultiPLX is a clean and powerful RSS reader that offers many unique features and is updated regularly with new ones. Its beta status makes is a bit of an adventure, but a worthwhile one.

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Chrome for Mac review: When speed is all you care about in a browser

Google browser gets even faster, but little else has changed with Chrome 29.

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Review: DropItToMe offers simple Dropbox sharing without software

The online service DropItToMe offers a way for people to send you files through Dropbox without them having to install the software

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Mac Gems: Despite its UI, Skype is still the go-to app for Internet communications

It's hard to beat the features and flexibility that Skype offers for communicating via the Internet.