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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.

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Avvo review: On-demand legal advice for the iPhone generation

Avvo makes it easy to find, research, and contact lawyers in your area without hidden fees or long-term subscriptions.

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Parallels Access 3.1 review: Remote access on steroids, now for iPad Pro

With support for the latest iOS hardware and the Apple Pencil, Parallels Access 3.1 continues to be the absolute best way to use desktop applications from a mobile device.

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The Roll review: iPhone app takes intelligent charge of your Camera Roll

EyeEm’s free app rates, ranks, and tags your photos so you don’t have to.

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QuarkXPress 2016 review: New features help your documents look their best

Converting PDF, EPS, Adobe Illustrator, and Microsoft Office items to native QuarkXPress items highlights this fast, stable upgrade.

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Cola Messenger review: Bubbles put the fizz back in SMS text messaging

Makes texting more productive with interactive “bubbles” to help schedule get-togethers, make to-do lists, vote on quick polls, and more.

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Suitcase Fusion 7 review: Font manager now with cloud access and plug-in for Adobe After Effects 2015

An important upgrade for current Suitcase Fusion users.

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FotoMagico 5 review: More impressive than pulling rabbits out of a magic hat

FotoMagico 5 makes it easy to create gorgeous slideshows on the Mac, complete with photos, videos, music, and text using pre-built stories or ready-made story parts.

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Alien Skin Exposure X review: Film emulation app offers new organizing tools

Historical photo presets join a swift, lightweight organizer to create unique film looks and special effects.

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FileMaker 15 review: Evolutionary release with a new licensing program

Coming soon to an Android screen near you.