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William Porter is an independent software developer, writer, and photographer in Dallas, Texas.

Do you really need a DSLR?

Photographer Will Porter demonstrates that it's possible to take decent photos without spending a huge amount of money, and without having to buy an expensive and hard-to-use DSLR.

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Pholium for iPad

This iPad photo book creation tool offers some cool features, but not enough to compete with analogous publication or photo editing services.

Nisus Writer Pro 2.0.2 full of power features

Nisus Writer Pro is a word processing power tool. This power does require a bit of effort to master, but compared to Microsoft Word, Nisus Writer Pro is remarkably user friendly.

Nisus Writer Express 3.4.1 is a solid word processor, lacks high-powered features

If you don’t need those advanced, high-powered features, Nisus Writer Express is a very decent basic word processor.

MacJournal 6 is an ideal personal writing organizer

MacJournal doesn’t address every problem you may encounter when writing. But if you keep a journal, write a blog (or a couple of blogs), or just want to have a great place to jot down your thoughts without worrying about losing them, then MacJournal 6 is hard to beat.

FileMaker Go 12 for iPad and iPhone

FileMaker Go 12 lets you seamlessly access your FileMaker Pro database from your iOS devices.

Review: FileMaker Pro 12 and FileMaker Pro Advanced 12

With new versions of its entire FileMaker product line, FileMaker, Inc. extends its dominance of the Mac OS and iOS database world by offering improvements that will be valued by every type of FileMaker user.