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The Week in Mac Apps: Writing, cycling, timing, and keeping fit

This week's roundup of new Mac apps brings you a great collection of everything you need to keep tabs on your physical activity, your writing work, and the time you spend at your keyboard.

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Fix This App: Writer Pro

Sleek and sophisticated, Writer Pro offered a distraction-free writing experience alongside professional features that serious writers craved. But in reality, it didn't quite deliver as promised.

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GoodReader 4 review: An excellent universal app for PDF management

Read, edit, and create new files with this slick upgrade to a longtime favorite.

App Invasion: Skitch is a multi-purpose editing tool for doodling on any document

Use it for work. Use it to highlight points of interest on a map. Or use it to doodle all over a picture and share it with your friends.

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Ulysses III review: Document writing and management in one

Ulysses III is an excellent tool for Markdown-based writing, and its document-management features provide quick access to everything you've written.

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Write for Mac review: Solid note-taking app doubles as a Markdown editor

Write for Mac straddles the line between a good note-taking app and a solid Markdown text editor.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Odyssey

This week's app roundup brings you a writing tool Homer would be proud of, some great ways to keep your data secure, and the ultimate recipe box.

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The best focused-writing apps for OS X

Looking for a great app for writing articles, blog entries, and other short bits of prose? We take a look at the best focused-writing apps for the Mac.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Blank page

This week's Mac app roundup brings you a great selection of writing tools designed to fit every need, from the professional screenwriter to the casual author, with a little email and photography sprinkled in for good measure.

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Blinky review: Real geeks write on curved CRT monitors

Nowadays, the world is flat when working on your Mac. Blinky is a writing app that brings you back to the days when real computers had curves.

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Writer Pro review: Text editor works well (if you work its way)

There's no doubt the Mac and iOS text-editor apps offer unique some features. But to take advantage of those features, you'll need to twist your workflows to suit the apps, not the other way around.