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The 20 best cases for iPhone 6 & 6 Plus

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Apple introduced two new ranges to its iPhone line-up for 2014 and both of them are bigger than ever. Personally I’m not a fan of the larger sizes, and even Apple once believed that the 4-inches of the iPhone 5 represented the perfect dimensions for a handset, but the company has pandered to the market nevertheless. Regardless, in the run-up to Christmas it all translates to lots of iPhone gift-giving and as usual this time […]

20 OS X Mavericks tips

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Another OS X, another bunch of useful tips by yours truly to help you get the most out of Apple’s latest operating system. This lot was written for TechRadar, so you should head on over there if you fancy a gander. [20 Mavericks tips via TechRadar]

Apple stores saved Apple Inc.

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It’s hard to imagine a major high street these days without an Apple store lighting up the place with a partially masticated fruit made of brilliant white light. That wasn’t always the case of course, but no one ever remembers the day a Currys opened in town and most people would at least never admit to camping outside of Argos waiting to pick up the successor to their Nokia 3210. Whatever you think of them, the rise and […]

OS X menu bar applets

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OS X menu bar applets are more useful than you might think. They come in a range of types and if you have them load on boot-up you’ve got a series of functions immediately available on your desktop without having to load or search for a thing. I wrote a feature guide to applets for MacFormat issue 256 and I’m happy to say you can read it online over at the TechRadar Pro website, if […]

Macs and malware: how real is the threat?

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Mac malware

I was invited to travel to Moscow to visit the headquarters of Russian anti-virus company Kaspersky and learn about the growing threat of malware to Mac users. The experience was informative and entertaining in equal measure, as our group of tech journalists got to interview company CEO Eugene Kaspersky, take a tour around Red Square and sail up the Moskva River, not to mention try out a variety of tasty Russian vodkas! Following the trip, […]