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RapidWeaver 7 review: Great new features but neglects existing gaps

New version of Realmac's web design app has excellent additions but doesn’t shore up its shaky core.

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World of Warcraft: Legion review: The excitement returns in this online role-playing game

For the first time in several World of Warcraft expansions Blizzard is flexing its world-creation and storytelling muscles.

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Polaroid Swing review: For those times when a snapshot is not enough

Free iPhone app straddles the line between photo and video.

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Journaly review: A good Mac journal app that might be great one day

Journaly may not be feature-packed, but it shows a lot of potential.

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Folx 5 review: How I learned to stop worrying and love this Mac download manager

If you frequently download from the internet, this app can help you manage the download tasks and the data your receive.

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StepsApp review: A gorgeous way to visualize Apple Health data

A visually rich pedometer and step counting app with support for Apple Health, Today widget, and Apple Watch.

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Better Notes review: Simple and sparse can still be powerful

iOS app won’t replace Apple Notes or Evernote, but its simplicity comes in handy.

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Art Text 3 review: Bend 3D text to your will with this slick Mac design app

An affordable alternative to Adobe Illustrator for manipulating text.

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Channels review: Turn your iPad or iPhone into a handheld TV

The Channels app lets you view over-the-air broadcasts and some cable programming in iOS with the right third-party hardware.

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Daylife review: Slick Mac journal software isolated from a connected world

Daylife has a great look and feel, but is quite limited in its present form.

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Capto review: A bigger, better Mac screen capture utility

Mac utility expands on the abilities of the former Voila with a more robust set of tools for capturing screen or websites and recording Mac or iOS screens.

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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.


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.