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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.

GuitarToolkit for iPhone

A well-designed app that offers several useful tools, GuitarToolkit is a must-have for any iPhone-toting musician.

JVC intros GY-HM750U ProHD camcorder

JVC Professional on Monday introduced the GY-HM750U ProHD compact shoulder-mount camcorder.

Review: Samsung TL500 point-and-shoot camera

The Samsung TL500 has some drool-worthy specs and shoots great photos, but it stumbles on usability and video quality.

Cool audio products at Macworld 2011

Serenity Caldwell roams the Macworld Expo showfloor to profile a handful of great-looking audio products.

Expo Notes: Making music at Expo 2011

Macworld's James Galbraith takes you on a tour of all the notable musical exhibitors displaying products at Macworld Expo this week.

Expo Notes: iConnectivity demos iConnectMIDI

iConnectMIDI brings together musical instruments and iOS devices.

Expo: Recosoft announces InDesign-to-Office conversion tool

ID2Office converts files from InDesign CS4 and CS5 into Microsoft Word and PowerPoint file types, preserving the layout of the original.

Sorenson Media releases Squeeze 7

Sorenson Squeeze 7 features a trio key new functions: GPU acceleration, adaptive bitrate encoding, and new input and output formats.

Golden Globe winners edited on Final Cut Studio

This week's Golden Globes for best motion picture both went to movies that were edited using Apple's Final Cut Studio -- a coup for the company that's still fighting for market share among filmmakers.

Nik Software launches black-and-white Photoshop plug-in

Nik Software will release Silver Efex Pro 2 on February 1. The upgrade to its plug-in for creating black-and-white images using Photoshop, Aperture and Lightroom introduces new features that offer more control over detail, contrast, and tonality.

Print-to-PDF mysteries revealed

Mac OS X can generate PDF files from practically any application that supports printing—a handy capability with many hidden features.

iSupr8 brings vintage view to iPhone vids

iSupr8, now available on the App Store, aims to make your iPhone videos look like your parents' old home movies.

Guitar heroes can plug-and-play with i-Blox

iPhone-using guitar heroes can plug-and-play with the new i-Blox audio interface from RapcoHorizon.

Theme makers unleash templates for Keynote, iWeb

If you're a fan of themes for Apple's iApplications, then Thursday was your lucky day, as three different theme makers introduced new offerings for Keynote and iWeb.