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LifeFlix 2.5 review: Your old Mini-DV camcorder’s new best friend

LifeFlix makes it easy to import Mini-DV tapes from your camcorder to QuickTime movies for digital archiving, or quickly create MP4 movies to share online.

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Saddleback Thin Front Pocket Backpack review: The best rugged leather backpack for your MacBook

Aside from not having a dedicated sleeve for holding your MacBook, it's basically perfect.

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Saddleback Leather Thin Front Pocket Backpack Review

Saddleback Leather makes some of the best leather bags around, and recently we got our hands on one to see how well it works for MacBooks and iPads. We loved it overall, but we do wish there was a dedicated laptop sleeve inside.

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1Password 7 for Mac review: Password manager with small improvements that add up

It’s not an overhaul for what is already a robust and competently designed approach, but the touchups and additions move the product along.

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Ulysses 13 review for Mac and iOS: The best Mac minimalist text editor gets even better

Ulysses has long been a dream app for writers, but new support for deadlines and coders make it even better.

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Tweetbot 3 for macOS review: Twitter app pushes forward in usefulness and design

A new release of third-party Twitter client Tweetbot for macOS offers compelling features, but there’s a countdown clock for some elements that Twitter might limit.

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Razer Core X review: An inexpensive eGPU that turns your MacBook Pro into an iMac

The same Apple eGPU limitations remain, but this enclosure should serve well for years to come.

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CloudMounter 3.2 review: Easily access Dropbox, Google Drive, and OneDrive through a single Mac icon

Adds a menu bar icon for your cloud storage accounts.

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Avast Security Pro for Mac review: Everything a modern antivirus app needs and a little bit more

An all-around champion has strong malware-fighting abilities packaged with worthwhile extras.

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Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac review: Solid malware prevention with no frills

Trend Micro Antivirus has a solid set of features and performs very well in malware detection and blocking, including intercepting some kinds of ransomware.

Which Mac should I buy?

Which Mac should you buy?

Trying to decide which Mac to buy? Our guide has the lowdown on every Mac that Apple has to offer.

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Numbers 5 for Mac review: Inching closer to being a more full-featured spreadsheet app

Featuring a minor update for importing data that makes a big difference.

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Keynote 8 for Mac review: New image gallery, better interactivity with other iWork apps

With only one new feature, a slideshow option, this release puts keynote in sync with other apps and Keynote for iOS.

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Pages 7 for Mac review: Better workflow and tools for producing digital books

A new version adds book-related features, minor improvements, and parity with the latest iOS version.

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Best MacBook: Which Mac laptop should you buy?

Apple offers a wide vareity of laptops. Here’s what you need to know to pick the right one.

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iMac: Everything you need to know about Apple's all-in-one computer

Want to buy an iMac? Here’s our guide to help you decide which one to get.