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Blocs 2 review: Web design app balances simplicity and sophistication

Blocs 2 keeps the ease and elegance of its original version, but adds plenty of powerful new features.

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LiquidText for iPad review: All you need for deep research projects

Gesture-based app smoothly integrates multiple document annotation.

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Scrivener for iOS review: A sophisticated writing and research app for on-the-go

Like its desktop counterpart, Scrivener has the features you need for research and writing projects.

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Pixelmator 3.5 Canyon review: Better selective editing and a new Apple Photos extension

The improvements cement Pixelmator's position as the top affordable alternative to Photoshop.

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VideoTweet review: Sharing Mac videos on Twitter just got a whole lot easier

Takes the drudgery out of sharing QuickTime videos on Twitter.

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HoudahGeo 5 review: Now every DSLR photo can include geotags

Add geotags to photos shot using cameras without built-in GPS hardware.

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MailButler review: The supercharged personal assistant for Apple Mail

MailButler delivers the features you want in the software you already use.

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External Editors for Photos review: Every image editor is now an extension

An OS X Photos extension that allows pictures to be edited using any image editor on your Mac.

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Koji Go review: Professional film color in a very basic iPhone app

Delivers true film color to iPhone videos and photos, but the variety of options and available looks are too limited.

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JPEGmini Pro for Adobe Photoshop review: Just one click for optimized JPEGs

JPEGmini Pro adds an Adobe Photoshop extension to allow any file type to be saved as an optimized JPEG image in as little as a single click of the mouse.

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Priime Styles review: Pro photo presets jump from iPhone to Mac, minus editing

Delivers 101 professional-looking photo filters via a standalone app or extension support for Photos and Lightroom.

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Hands-on: Adobe Photoshop updates include Content-Aware Crop and Face-Aware Liquify

Creative Cloud updates give photo editors powerful new tools without disrupting familiar workflows, and the video apps and Adobe Stock are improved too.

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Mail Archiver X 4 review: Versatile Mac email utility is poky but indispensable

Archive messages from major email clients or IMAP servers into a searchable database complete with attachments, headers, and more.

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Yellowbag review: Don’t shop until the price drops on this iOS app

Tracks favorite product pages for online stores, alerting shoppers when those items have dropped in price.

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Planet 911 review: In case of emergency, tap this iPhone app

Planet 911 puts personal safety first by making everyone with an iPhone part of the neighborhood crime watch.