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LogDiver review: Get the data you need from complex log files

LogDiver is a utility for software development or system administration.

Hands-on: Hype 2's ten new features

On Tuesday, Tumult released the second version of its HTML5 WYSIWYG animation program, Hype. Associate editor Serenity Caldwell goes hands on to explore ten of the app's new features.

iDraw review: Surprising power for an affordable graphics app

It's not as full-featured as Illustrator, but for a lot of artists, iDraw has the right tools at the right price.

Mac Gems: OptiPNG makes PNG files smaller without losing image quality

Though you'll need to use the Terminal to use OptiPNG, you'll find this tool very valuable for posting or sharing images on the Internet.

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Review: Transfer your website's RSS feed from Feedburner to FeedPress

The Internet is abuzz with rumours that Feedburner is next on Google's chopping block. Set up some insurance by redirecting your RSS feed to FeedPress.

Mac Gems: Glui is the screenshot app you didn't know you needed

Glui has no bells or whistles, but it excels as a screenshot app.

Hues review: bare-bones color picker does little to stand out

If you’re looking for a color picker, there are plenty of other apps with more functionality than Hues.

LittleIpsum review: Adds placeholder text with just a couple of clicks

LittleIpsum generates "lorem ipsum" placeholder text in an instant, and it does it well.

Editing and annotating PDF files with Preview

In this week's lesson, Professor Breen (disclaimer: not a real professor) shows his students how to make the most of PDFs with Apple's Preview.

Mac Gems: Pixa is an image organizer made for creative work

Pixa is an image organizer that combines a slick interface with smart tools.

Review: Illustrator CC more refined than revolutionary

With Illustrator CC, Adobe has embarked on a new strategy of improving existing features rather than focusing on new capabilities. That's not a bad thing.

Editing and annotating images with Preview

Mac 101 returns from its holiday break with a first look at Preview's hidden powers for editing and annotating images.

Podcast: Quark overhauls QuarkXPress

QuarkXPress 10 marks a major overhaul of the cross-media publishing package. We talk to Quark's Gavin Drake about what's new with this update.

New QuarkXPress 10: Major overhaul modernizes the publishing package

Quark launches a state-of-the-art QuarkXPress to push the app into the Cocoa era.

Hands-on: LittleSnapper becomes Ember, with powerful collection features

RealMac reworks its snapshotting app into a scrapbooking powerhouse for professionals.