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Editors' Take

Mac OS X El Capitan

Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan won't be available until this fall, but we got an early beta version to check out the latest refinements.

By June 15, 2015

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Apple Mac Mini (2014)

While its sealed-case limitations will turn off power users, Apple's least expensive Mac delivers a solid OS X experience in a compact box with similar performance to the entry-level MacBook Air and iMac models.

By February 11, 2015

4 stars Editors' rating February 11, 2015
Review

Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac

Integration with Mac OS X Yosemite and a fair price make Parallels Desktop 10 the best Mac system virtualization option, despite a confusing installation process.

By August 27, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating August 27, 2014
Editors' Take

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite

From new Continuity features to smaller, useful tweaks across core apps, Mac OS X Yosemite is a must download for Mac users.

By October 16, 2014

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Editors' Take

Apple Photos for Mac OS X Yosemite

Apple's Photos for Mac OS X Yosemite combines an iOS-like interface with advanced editing tools familiar to desktop users. CNET takes a closer look at the developer release.

By February 5, 2015

Coming to OSX Yosemite

Review

Apple Mac Pro

Apple radically re-imagines the professional desktop with the new Mac Pro, featuring a design that looks fantastic and offers genuine breakthrough advantages. But, consumer-level Apple enthusiasts should note that this product isn't specifically targeted at them and DIY upgraders will lament the loss of traditional desktop tower flexibility.

By December 20, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating December 20, 2013
Review

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks

As it's a free upgrade that gives you more apps, improved features across the board, and better performance, there is really no reason not to get Mavericks on your Mac.

By October 24, 2013

4.5 stars Editors' rating October 24, 2013
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​How to get Apple Music on your iPhone, iPad, Mac and PC

Apple's streaming service is now live, but you won't find it in the App Store.

By June 30, 2015

Article

6 things to consider when choosing a streaming-music subscription

Need help getting started on all-you-can-stream services like Spotify and Apple Music? Here are the six questions to ponder before you sign up.

By June 27, 2015

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What is FLAC? The high-def MP3 explained

CNET explains what FLAC is, as well as where to buy music in the FLAC format, and how to play it on your iPhone, computer, or MP3 player.

By June 26, 2015