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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.

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Vivaldi 1.0 review: Browser offers innovative ideas, some more polished than others

New browser adds clever new design elements but might take a toll on your CPU.

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Speedify review: Faster, more reliable internet for your iOS devices

Speedify combines available cellular and Wi-Fi connections, seamlessly providing faster, more reliable internet speeds from any iOS app.

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TV Maps review: Use the Apple TV to surf the world from your couch

A simple app lets you see Apple Maps street and satellite views, view directions, and has a nifty screensaver-like flyover.

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Typing shortcut utilities: 6 alternatives to TextExpander

If TextExpander’s subscription service rubs you the wrong way, you have several options that you can buy—and one that’s free.

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Prose. 3.0.2 review: Safe haven for writers, far from maddening social media crowd

Prose. delivers a social platform for the creation and consumption of literature in a completely censorship-free environment.

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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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StoryBoard Artist 7 review: Bring your vision to life, no cast or crew required

Mac app offers professional-quality tools for content producers to create digital storyboards using thousands of virtual characters, backgrounds, and props.

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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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Adobe Photoshop Elements 14 review: When you need more than what Apple Photos has to offer

The latest version of Adobe’s photo organizing and editing application has a host of welcome improvements for beginners and advanced users alike.

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AnyList review: Grocery app crosses off nearly everything on our shopping list

A full-featured grocery shopping list and recipe organizer for iOS with lightning-fast cloud sync and cross-platform support.

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Piku Piku review: Bring selfies to life as short animated GIFs with live filters

Records quick selfie GIFs or short videos with a wide range of live filters using the front or rear iPhone camera in portrait or landscape modes.

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Away review: Third time isn’t necessarily a charm for slick relaxation app for iOS

Away combines rich sound effects and music with gorgeous 3D parallax forest scenery to create a relaxing atmosphere from any iOS device and headphones.