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The Best Mac Software To Get Organised In The New Year
The New Year is the perfect time to organise your life – and your Mac. Resolutions are made, healthy habits begin, but have you thought about rejuvenating your Mac? Here is some of the best Mac software to help get you organised in the new year.  Unless you were... Read more
How To Speed Up Your Mac For Gaming
Is your Mac slowing you down? Try these top tips for a boost. Macs and other Apple products come with a hefty price tag, but just ask any die-hard devotee—they’re worth it. Just because your old Mac device has a few miles under its belt, that doesn’t mean it... Read more
Three Great Alternatives To PhotoShop: Image and Photo Editors for Mac
Here are three great alternatives to Photoshop for Mac. Adobe Photoshop may have been the presiding force in photo-editing on Mac for the best part of 30 years, but it’s no longer the only show in town. In fact, a quick Google Safari based search shows that there are... Read more
macOS 10.14, Mojave Drops But Is It Any Good?
So, the new macOS “Mojave” has landed but has it lived up to expectations? The answer is yes, mostly.   All things considered, Mojave is a welcome addition to the pantheon of Mac OS… MacOS’s, and comes with a slew of new features and upgrades, but with a with a few things missing that should really have... Read more
Working Apple-I Computer Sells For $375,000 At Auction 
An extremely rare working Apple-I logic board from 1976 sold for $375,000 on Tuesday this week.    The Apple-I is one of only a few fully functional models still known to exist. The Apple-I exists at a special point in history for personal computing. It was the first computer that was essentially plug-and-play (by the standards of 1976)... Read more
Here Are Four Great Pieces Of Audio Recording Software For Mac
There’s Mac audio recording software for everyone at FileHippo. Following on from our recent article about four brilliant pieces of audio recording software for Windows PCs, we thought it only fair that we produce a companion piece for all you Mac users out there. We know you’re a highly... Read more
Which Is The Best Antivirus For Mac?
Even Macs need security.  While Apple Mac viruses and malware may not make the news as much as their Windows brethren, they exist, and their numbers are on the rise. Just like with Windows PCs however, there are any number of options out there to choose from. But what is... Read more
Great Video Editing Software For Mac To Download Today
Whether you’re an experienced filmmaker or just starting out, we’ve got some great video editing software choices for you. Apple’s Macintosh platform has traditionally been the operating system for “creatives”, and video editing software has earned a place as one of the top tools in the armoury for creators... Read more
CleanMyMac 3: Powerful, Intuitive, Simple | Ad
Your Mac. As good as new. Macs are glorious machines with a fiercely loyal fan base. Super-fast and with a killer OS, it’s no wonder people fall in love with them. However, in time even the newest and fastest of Macs will begin to slow down, as it gradually... Read more
MAC vs PC – Which Is Right For You?
Each camp provokes fierce loyalty and arguements in equal measure. We weigh up the pros and cons of each to help you decide which tribe you are. It’s a debate that’s been raging for years. But the answer to which is better out of Apple’s Mac computers or Microsoft’s... Read more
Win A MacBook Pro With Opera And FileHippo!
New And Improved: Opera Version 39 To Hit The Web August 2nd Last month we at FileHippo joined forces with Opera to give away a Surface Pro,and this month we’re doing it again. Except this time, it’s not a Surface up for grabs but a MacBook Pro! Filehippo and Opera... Read more
Apple To Reveal New OS Info On June 13th
Apple is set to reveal the newest version of iOS and possibly also a renamed, re-branded and upgraded version of OS X,  the tech giant has revealed. In a nice twist to standard tech company announcements however, the news was unveiled by Apple’s digital assistant, Siri. Whether Apple intentionally... Read more
Start 2016 With Better Productivity Thanks To SHAREit
It’s the same thing every year: “I’m going to get organized.” “I’m going to finish that project I’ve been working on for years.” “I’m going to finally go after the career I’ve always wanted.” Possibly second only to New Year’s resolutions to lose weight and get healthy, getting organized... Read more
VirusTotal Lets Apple Fans Play With Fire In The Malware Sandpit
Google’s VirusTotal has begun running Mac apps in Sandpit environments to test for malware and malicious activity. The move has come not a moment too soon for many Apple users. Malware, and especially adware is at an all-time high. A report released in October by Bit9, claimed that more... Read more
Quip Desktop App Released For Mac And Windows
Recently Quip announced a new Mac and Windows version of its collaboration-friendly  messaging, spreadsheet, and word processing application. Until now, the app has only been available via Quip’s website and on Android and iOS. Users have been asking for a desktop app for a while now and the company has... Read more
New Updates Are Designed To Streamline Your Tech Time
FileHippo brings you new software titles and new updates to existing favorites every day, and today’s list of updates is all about improving your tech performance and streamlining your productivity. The first update is EagleGet, and it’s a godsend to anyone who connects via portable, personal hotspots. These wifi... Read more
LibreOffice Vanilla Makes Its Mac App Store Debut
LibreOffice is officially available in the Mac App Store for the first time ever. After years of manual installs and updates the open source office suite can now be downloaded by Apple users with the perks of automatic updates, long-term maintenance, and support options. Known as LibreOffice Vanilla, the... Read more
Concerned About Privacy On Your Mac? Try Little Snitch
Your Firewall provides protection against unwanted access from the Internet. Little Snitch gives you control over your private outgoing data, so you can have control over your privacy. With Little Snitch you can track your background activity. As soon as your computer connects to the Internet, applications will often have... Read more