OS X

Best Mac Apps

Buying a MacBook is like getting a ticket to a land of fantastic new software. In addition to all of the free apps that Apple

Aiptek MobileCinema i70 review

PROS Portable Wireless connectivity Decent black levels CONS Not bright enough Low resolution Unsubtle performance Set up issues iOS 10 compatibility issues KEY FEATURES Built-in

How Surface Studio takes on iMac in 5 steps

The Microsoft Surface Studio was revealed this morning in a presentation that may be making Apple apprehensive. You see, Apple has an event taking place

Battle of the entry-level 4K Streamers: Chromecast Ultra vs. Mi Box vs. Roku Premiere

Slowly but surely, 4K Ultra HD resolution is shifting from the bleeding edge of TV technology to the mainstream. Store shelves are pulling their HD TVs in

Akitio Thunder3 PCIe SSD review : Blazingly fast external storage for rich kids

This blazingly fast external Thunderbolt 3 drive earns four stars despite its whopping $1,300 price tag. If the cost doesn’t faze you, the 2GBps transfer

How to Download and Install macOS Sierra

The latest operating system update for MacBooks and desktop Macs, macOS Sierra, is finally here. Besides eschewing the OS X moniker, Sierra finally brings Siri

macOS Sierra Review

The Pros Siri, finally, on the Mac; Convenient Universal Clipboard, Optimized Storage, Synced iCloud Desktop, Apple Pay support The Cons Messages doesn’t have fun iOS

Parallels Desktop review

PROS Coherence turns Windows apps into Mac ones Brilliant performance Can run some games CONS Not much new Switching between modes is a pain KEY

How to Protect Your MacBook from Trident Attacks

OS X users need to fire up the App Store immediately, to download a new security patch released yesterday (Sept. 1) that protects the same zero-day

WD My Passport Wireless Pro review : A portable hard drive made for mobile streaming

Available in 2- and 3TB capacities, WD’s My Passport Wireless Pro will stream media via its 802.11ac hot spot for hours. It can also serve

Next MacBooks to Get OLED Keys, Touch ID : Rumor Roundup

It’s been a while since Apple redesigned its 13- and 15-inch notebooks, but rumors point to the company releasing ultra-thin MacBooks in those sizes this summer and fall.

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air vs MacBook Air (2015) : Which is best?

Wondering how Xiaomi’s new Mi Notebook Air compares to the Macbook Air (2015)? We’ve compared the two here to give you an idea of which

macOS Sierra Tested : It’s Not an OS, It’s a Gateway Drug

Talking to my computer is not exactly something I’ve always dreamed of. But there Siri is on a Mac for the first time, beckoning me

Should I Buy a Chromebook? Buying Guide and Advice

A Chromebook is a laptop of a different breed. Instead of Windows 10 or Mac OS X, Chromebooks run Google’s Chrome OS. These machines are

Lenovo ThinkCentre X1 Review – Built for Business

THE GOOD Sleek design Doubles as a monitor Comfortable keyboard Hideable webcam THE BAD Dim display Better performance available for price VERDICT The Lenovo ThinkCentre

Everything You Need to Know About Apple’s MacOS Sierra

When Apple announced macOS Sierra at its 2016 Worldwide Developers Conference, one of the headlining features was the integration of Siri, the company’s digital assistant,

macOS Sierra Preview : It’s Not an OS, It’s a Gateway Drug

With macOS Sierra, Siri gains unique desktop powers, but the real story is how all of Apple’s devices are designed to work together in harmony.

macOS Sierra vs Windows 10 : Why Apple Wins

While Microsoft’s Windows 10 Anniversary edition and macOS Sierra are still in beta stages of development both companies have shown their vision for the next

13 Ways to Make a Slow Laptop Faster

Your laptop may be slow, but that doesn’t mean you need to replace it. Through heavy use, your notebook will collect a ton of excess

Meet macOS Sierra : 8 Best Features

Bringing Siri to the desktop is a big win for Mac users, but that’s not the only thing Apple added to the newest version of

Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920 Review

The Pros Sharp, clear photos and video; Long cord; Wide field of view The Cons Buggy software Verdict The Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920 takes

Sony STR-ZA5000ES 9.2-Channel AV Receiver Reviewed

Generally speaking, there are two schools of thought when it comes to designing electronics. On the one side, you focus on creating a simple, easy-to-use

ASUS’ ZenBook 3 vs. the updated MacBook: Which packs more punch?

The latest ultraportables from Apple and ASUS are both small with very few ports, but it’s what’s inside that really counts. The 12-inch MacBook is

Asus ZenBook 3 vs Apple MacBook 12-inch (2016) : What’s the difference?

Has Asus made the ultimate MacBook killer? Asus might have the stolen the show over at Computex 2016 when it unveiled the ZenBook 3, a

ASUS’ latest Transformers take heavy cues from Microsoft’s Surface

ASUS has just unveiled a line of new Transformer 2-in-1 PCs that look suspiciously like a certain product from Microsoft. With their touchscreens, kickstands and

NordVPN review

PROS Large number of servers and end-point countries Worked for Netflix during our tests Wide range of privacy and security features Clear no-logging policy CONS

CyberGhost review

PROS Boxed copies available for physical purchase Large number of servers Wide range of endpoint countries Clear no-logging policy CONS Didn’t work for Netflix during

iPad Pro 9.7 Review – On the road with the laptop killer

I’ve tired of tablets, and I’m not alone. The glorious days of finger-computing arrived, certainly, but it was big-screen smartphones that benefited most from them,

Canon EOS 1300D Review

Introduction The Canon EOS 1300D (otherwise known as the Digital Rebel T6 in North America) updates the EOS 1200D / Rebel T5 as Canon’s entry-level

Apple MacBook 2016 Review

The Pros Fantastically light design (with rose gold option); Rich and vibrant display; Faster performance than predecessor; Very good battery life The Cons Still just