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Tom Negrino is the author of more than 40 books and a longtime contributor to Macworld. His latest book is iCloud: Visual QuickStart Guide, Second Edition (Peachpit Press, 2013).

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BBEdit 11 review: More productive for coders and writers alike

The veteran text editor isn't resting on its laurels

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OmniOutliner 4 Pro review: Top-notch Mac outliner gets a new interface

The best outliner processor for the Mac improves, but it’s not without some rough edges

Voila review: Screen capture app makes it easy to sort your screenshots

Voila has good screen capture and annotation tools, but it excels at organizing your shots, helpful if you take a lot of them.

Review: Updated client software makes Dropbox easier to use

Dropbox's updated client software offers improved access to your local and Web Dropboxes.

Mac Gems: TextWrangler 4.5 is a free text editor that belongs on your Mac

When those big text-manipulation jobs land on your desk, you should reach for Bare Bone Software’s free TextWrangler, which makes short work of tall orders.

Review: Snagit should cover all your Mac screenshot needs

If you need to take a lot of screenshots, Snagit is a full-featured image and video screen capture application that should be at the top of your consideration list of screen capture apps.

Review: Snapz Pro X 2.5.1 screen capture program is past its prime

Snapz certainly gets the job done, but there are alternate choices that are both better and less expensive.

Review: Napkin a novel image annotation program with an attitude

It’s not a tool for everyone, but Napkin is wonderfully suited to people who need to rapidly create annotated design concepts and blast out iterative changes.

Review: Evernote 5 for iOS improves user interface, note organization

Refreshed clients for iOS devices make it easier to capture and organize data.

Review: Evernote 5.0 for Mac improves an already-indispensable service

Evernote 5 is a major refresh of the program’s look and operations, and makes the "everything box" service easier to use and more appealing than ever.

Review: BusyCal 2.0 remains superior to Apple's Calendar

Improved calendar and task-management app adds convenience features, and better integration with cloud sync services.

Bare Bones Software BBEdit 10.1 is a robust and full-featured text editor

New users will find plenty to like in the new BBEdit 10.1 text editor, especially users who are outside of BBEdit’s core constituency of programmers. . But if you’re a codehead, you get better ways to work with your code. Everybody wins.

TextWrangler 3.5.3

TextWrangler is an excellent text editor for anyone who needs to work with large amounts of text, text in large numbers of files, or both. It makes manipulating text a breeze, and its price just can’t be beat.

TimeTable 2.0.2

TimeTable extracts your billable hours from iCal events and calculates your fees for invoicing.

Contribute CS5

Contribute CS5 is the latest incarnation of Adobe's application for non-technical Web contributors. Here's our review.