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Software Reviews

Software provides the bedrock on which we experience new features from Google’s Android platform, Microsoft’s Windows 10, and Apple’s iOS and macOS operating systems. Like apps, and really all internet-connected devices, today’s software is constantly evolving into something new and, hopefully, more helpful. We’ll track the latest innovations that the industry has to offer to see if they are worth your time and money.

iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 review: iPhone revolution, iPad evolution

It’s time to blow up your iPhone’s home screen


Android 11 review: features by the dozen

Priority chat notifications, stricter privacy controls, and a new power menu

iOS 13 has gotten better, but there’s still a long way to go

macOS Catalina review: transition period


iPadOS review: 50 percent more computer

It’s complicated, finally

tvOS 13’s small improvements make for a much better Apple TV experience

iOS 13 review: join the dark side

Apple’s latest iPhone software brings dark mode, a new Photos app, and bugs

Android 10 review: new gestures, dark theme, and privacy improvements

Windows 10 May 2019 Update: the 10 best new features

The best streaming TV apps

The best music streaming service

Windows 10 October 2018 Update: the 10 best new features

Google Maps in CarPlay isn’t the dream you’ve been waiting for