Essential Apple User Magazine1 min lettiTechnology & Engineering
Edifier Gm3se
These cabled earbuds are made with mobile gaming in mind. They feature vibration effects, a removable mic that plugs into the left earbud and an optional extension with two 3.5mm jacks so you can use them with devices that require dual inputs. Althou
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Amadine
'Prosumer’ is a dreadful word. It reeks of men in suits talking rubbish in management meetings, before going to the local wine bar for a liquid lunch and leaving the actual work to the marketing department. Yet however terrible the term, some of the
Essential Apple User Magazine4 min lettiComputers
Ten Essential Free Mac Apps
Developer: James Hoover Get it From: www.bean-osx.com System Req: OS X Tiger 10.4 or later If you need a simple, unfussy word processor that does more than TextEdit, but isn’t as feature-packed as Pages or Microsoft Word, take a look at Bean. It’s si
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Street Kart Racing
This is more than just a racing game. It’s an entire online community. Three years in the making, the multiplayer-focused Street Kart Racing lets you race with other kart drivers from 60 different countries and keep up with the latest goings-on in a
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DxO PhotoLab 4
Here at AppleUser, we’re big fans of DxO Labs’ PhotoLab image editing software. A high-end image editing suite, it’s aimed firmly at the high-needs user; photography professionals and very keen amateurs. It’s not for the casual snapper but those who
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GameSir G4 Pro Gaming Controller
If you’re serious about your gaming, you have to get a decent controller. A joypad that feels comfortable in the hands, with all its buttons and inputs within easy reach. Something with a full range of controls, including four face buttons, a D-pad,
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Tetris
For a long time, I ignored the advice: "The app is best experienced via headphones." And that was silly of me. Audio hasn't played a huge role in my mobile gaming. Let me explain. The touchscreen of my iPad, or iPhone, activates an invisible barrier
Essential Apple User Magazine4 min lettiComputers
Gadgets Gallery
groov-e, www.groov-e.co.uk Price: £39.99/$49.99/43,99 € Compatibility: Bluetooth audio devices Do you like to watch videos or listen to music on your iPad while using your cross trainer, exercise bike or other such workout equipment? These sporting t
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For the 16-inch MacBook Pro
URL: https://www.sfbags.com Price: £345, $449, 399,50 € If you’re looking for a bag for your new 16-inch MacBook Pro, this one from WaterField Designs blends the look of an old-world briefcase with the modern functionality professionals need in this
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Puppoz
When you’re sick of blasting aliens, dismembering enemy combatants and generally leaving a blood-soaked pathway in your mobile gaming wake, try Puppoz. It’s free and it involves nothing more violent than dogs popping balloons. The aim of the game is
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GoodLinks For Mac, IPad And IPhone
Universal Purchases are awesome. Rolled out earlier this year, the feature lets developers bundle iOS, iPadOS and macOS versions of an app into a single purchase. Instead of having to pay once on the Mac App Store and again on the Mobile App Store, a
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REC Pro Video Camera
From the people that brought us Camera+ comes REC – Pro Video Camera, a new app that promises pro-quality videos and simple, intuitive controls. While the iPhone and iPad’s own Camera apps do a great job of general snapping and filming, they’re desig
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TimePorter for Apple Watch
Twelve South has a reputation for making excellent Apple peripherals that are both useful and decorative. Unfortunately, TimePorter is not such a device. An accessory travel case and charging stand for your Apple Watch, TimePorter is the same size an
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Things 3
Multiple award-winning Things is widely regarded as the best task management app for Apple devices. Those with power-user needs might prefer OmniFocus but for the vast majority of us, ease of use and a clear, Apple-like interface make Things the ‘get
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Envoy Pro Elektron 480GB
How small can a portable storage drive get? Back in the day they got thinner and thinner but their other dimensions were restricted by the 2.5-inch drives they contained. With the advent of SSD drives, which use solid state storage chips instead of h
Essential Apple User Magazine1 min lettiInternet & Web
Slidepad
Slidepad is basically a web browser that sits off the desktop until you drag your mouse pointer to a user-defined edge of the screen. It can be as large or as small as you like, and when you’re done with it, you click an icon to hide it again. You ca
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Evernote
Evernote has long been one of the most popular note-taking apps available for Apple gear, though its relatively high price and very restricted free version could put off newcomers. Neither of these two criticisms were addressed in the latest update b
Essential Apple User Magazine1 min lettiInternet & Web
Airy
Ever come across a video on YouTube and wished you could download it for offline viewing, or cut it to DVD and watch it on your living-room TV? Of course you have. Everybody has. With Airy, you can do just that. It's easy to use. Simply navigate to t
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Parallels Desktop 16
Big Sur brought big problems for the Parallels team. For security reasons, the latest version of the Mac’s operating system banned third-party kernel extensions, or kexts, something needed for performance by all virtualisation apps. Instead, Apple ad
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Epic Race 3D
As a film bore, I take huge joy in spotting onscreen references to other flicks or catching the unofficial inspirations for those 'mockbusters' that litter the darker recesses of Netflix. Good Job Games' Epic Race 3D doesn't look to the silver screen
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XCOM 2 Collection
Wow. Just… wow. Not only has the awesome turn-based tactical game XCOM 2 been released for the iPad and iPhone, but it’s a hugely impressive port with very few concessions made for the transition, and a huge amount of additional material included wit
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Vivid-Pix RESTORE
One-click restoration is the proud boast of nearly all photo-editing suites these days, and RESTORE gets pretty close to this elusive holy grail. To get started, you can browse for or drag-and-drop a picture onto the app. Using the Restore Options pu
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What Services are in Apple One?
Stream from over 70 million songs, access thousands of playlists, check out daily selections from the world’s best music experts, tune in to Apple Music radio and enjoy innovative features like time-synced lyrics. • Apple TV+ Watch brand-new TV shows
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Next Issue
In April 2021, Apple lifted the lid on a great new range of iMacs. Next issue, we’re giving you the low-down on this exciting new Mac. What difference does the Apple Silicon M1 chip make? What’s Apple Silicon anyway? What performance enhancements hav
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Carbon Copy Cloner 5.1
Backing up isn't all about Time Machine. To be adequately backed up, it's best to back up twice. That's where Carbon Copy Cloner comes in. It's excellent for making bootable backups of your main drive, so if there's a problem, you can boot from your
Essential Apple User Magazine1 min lettiTelecommunications
iXpand Wireless Charger
Here's a wireless charger with a difference. Install the iXpand Charger App and as well as charging your iPhone it also backs up your photos, videos and contacts. It's available in 128GB and 256GB capacities, so there's plenty of space for your snaps
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10 Apps to Make Using Your Mac Easier
Developer: Eternal Storms Software Get it From: https://eternalstorms.at/yoink/ System Req: macOS 10.10 Yosemite or later Drag files and folders onto a handy pop-up shelf. From there, you can move them to another location, open it or share it. Almost
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OWC Copy That
OWC Copy That simplifies the process of saving photos and videos to an external hard drive. You can download the app for free, with a one-off IAP of £2.99/$2.99/3,49 € to unlock features such as verified and secure copying and deleting files from you
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AOC CQ32G2SE Gaming Monitor
It’s amazing how far display prices have fallen, while their quality continues to rise. Take this one, for example. It’s a specialist, quad hi-definition (QHD) gaming monitor with a giant 31.5-inch screen. It runs at 165Hz, has a 1ms response time an
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Luminar 4
What a radical overhaul. If you already have Luminar 3, you’ll find the fourth iteration of this popular photo-editor a very different beast, but thanks to a user-friendly interface and useful video tutorials it won’t take you long to get up to speed
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