Nathan AldermanMacworld

Nathan Alderman is a writer and copy editor, and frequent Macworld contributor based in Alexandria, Virginia.

First Look: Firefox 4 Web browser

For years, Firefox has trundled along at the back of the browser pack, a beast of burden laden with fancy features but lacking speed. Not anymore.

Scrivener 2.0

Scrivener 2 offers an extensive suite of writing aids without ever forcing users to confirm to any set process. Whether you want to jump in and start typing, or prefer to compile meticulous research and outline the whole narrative, Scrivener’s happy to hand you the tools and get out of your way.

Opera 11

Big speed increase eclipses modest design innovations in Opera Software's latest Web browser.

Chrome 8

Google's Web browser is stronger, better, faster, shinier.

Which browser prints best?

When reproducing HTML on paper, not all browsers are equal.

Postbox 2.1

If Apple’s Mail is the affordable hatchback of e-mail clients, Postbox 2 is the category’s luxury sedan. Handsomely appointed with why-didn’t-anyone-think-of-this-sooner features, Postbox seems to anticipate and serve your every e-mail need.

Printing tips for Outlook 2011

Like nearly all aspects of Outlook 2011, the Office suite's mail program that replaces Entourage, Microsoft’s coders seem to have thought of everything when it comes to printing. Here’s a quick rundown.

Outlook 2011 tips that owe a debt to Entourage

Just made the switch to Outlook 2011? Take this chance to rediscover useful Entourage tools that made the cut.

First look: Outlook 2011

Outlook will replace Entourage in the next version of Microsoft's Outlook for Mac. Here's our first look at the new app.

Mail 4.3

Mail 4.3 offers no earth-shattering upgrades, just the same dependable, well-crafted, easy-to-use experience it always has.

MemoryMiner 2.1.1

Unique storytelling tool does a good job despite a few rough edges.