Nathan AldermanMacworld

Nathan Alderman is a writer and editor in Crozet, Virginia.

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Blocs 2 review: Web design app balances simplicity and sophistication

Blocs 2 keeps the ease and elegance of its original version, but adds plenty of powerful new features.

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Vivaldi 1.0 review: Browser offers innovative ideas, some more polished than others

New browser adds clever new design elements but might take a toll on your CPU.

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Firewatch review: Get lost in the woods, find yourself

Gorgeous graphics and a strong emotional hook help this unconventional game stand out.

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Day One 2 for Mac review: Superb journal app trades simplicity for sophistication

The new version loses some of its predecessor’s gorgeous simplicity, but compensates with powerful and useful new features.

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Web design review roundup: Our favorite Mac apps for building a website

We reviewed seven apps for creating websites on a Mac. Two apps stood out as our favorites.

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Freeway Express 6.1.2 review: Web design program is free, outdated, frustrating

Freeway Express has its good points, but they’re mired beneath a poorly designed interface and the website you create seem a half-decade or more behind the times.

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EverWeb 1.8.2 review: Well-crafted web design app knows its limits and often surpasses them

One of the best options for new or casual web designers.

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Outlook 2016 review: A new coat of paint on the same reliable personal information manager

Microsoft Outlook’s new version still works just fine, but its biggest changes are minor, cosmetic, and inessential.

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RapidWeaver 6.2.3 review: A good start for building websites (accessories sold separately)

You'll be making websites in no time but you might have to shell out extra cash for more creative ventures.

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Sandvox 2.10 review: A newcomer-friendly tool for publishing simple sites

Get a basic web site up and running--with Sandbox, it's easy.

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Sparkle 1.2.3 review: Mac-friendly web design app needs a bit more luster

Sparkle has some features its big rivals lack, but it doesn’t quite feel complete yet

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Macaw 1.5.15 review: Promising web design program falls short of its goals

Macaw has the potential to be a powerful, flexible, easy tool for designing sophisticated web sites, yet it remains unfortunately limited in some respects.

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Blocs 1.3 review: Web design program executes well on limited ambitions

Blocs makes it easy for amateurs to quickly build beautiful, modern web sites.

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Mail Pilot 2 for iOS review: Gesture-based controls tame your email inbox

Mail Pilot treats your inbox like a to-do list, and its intuitive controls make dealing with new tasks as easy as swipe-left, swipe-right.

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FruitJuice review: Practice good battery health with your MacBook

This little Mac app lets you know when you should and shouldn't plug in your MacBook in order to get the most out of your battery life.