J.R. BookwalterContributor, Macworld

J. R. is a recovering filmmaker whose writing has appeared in Mac|Life and TechRadar.

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Directive review: Reminder app designed with home and auto needs in mind

Stay up to date on routine home and automobile maintenance to reduce the need for costly emergency repairs and provide peace of mind.

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Camera FrontBack review: Stay in the action with picture-in-picture camera app

Captures real-time video from the front and rear iPhone cameras at the same time, superimposing one on top of the other.

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Air Display 3 review: Turn spare iOS devices into extra Mac displays

Use up to four iOS devices into extended displays for your Mac using a Lightning to USB cable or local Wi-Fi network.

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Nifty File Lists review: Easily turn files and folders into metadata spreadsheets

Nifty File Lists allows you to save file lists in Microsoft Excel, Apple Numbers and Pages-friendly CSV (Comma-Separated Values), TSV (Tab-Separated Values), and even HTML formats.

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HoudahGeo 6 review: Mac geotagging app now plays nice with Apple Photos

Add geotags to photos shot using DSLR cameras without built-in GPS hardware, or edit geotag information embedded in existing digital photos.

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Watchsmith review: Personalize your Apple Watch with custom complications

Watchsmith has an extensive collection of highly customizable complications, each of which can be precisely adjusted to fit your desired function and appearance.

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Roland Go:LiveCast review: Hardware/app combo for iPhone improves any livestream

A simple, affordable way to bring superior production values to your webcasting with a fully featured hardware/app combo lets you mix sound, play media, and more without costly A/V gear.

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NetNewsWire 5 for iOS review: Venerable RSS reader app even better on mobile

Fast, stable, free, and open source RSS reader that shows articles from favorite blogs and news sites while keeping track of what you’ve read.

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Kiwi for Gmail 2 review: A better way to experience G Suite on your Mac

Transforms Gmail and all of the G Suite apps into a sophisticated, full-powered desktop client.

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iClock review: Amazingly versatile, super customizable Mac menu bar clock

iClock replaces the standard macOS menu bar day and time with a more customizable, full-featured experience.

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Unread 2 review: Stylish RSS reader for iOS improves while remaining exactly the same

An elegant, universal RSS news reader for iPhone and iPad featuring entirely gesture-based navigation, rich color themes, and support for syncing from popular services.

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theBin review: Alternative macOS Trash manager makes purging files more fun

This utility extends the capabilities of the Trash, allowing users to automatically compress and clean up old files, merge duplicate files, and resolve duplicate filenames or other conflicts.

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Fantastical 3 for iOS review: Powerful calendar app worth the subscription price

Award-winning calendar app offers features beyond those already built into iOS including intuitive natural language parsing, an ultra-quick access mini window, tasks, and more.

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Fantastical 3 review: Premium Mac calendar app worthy of a paid subscription

Award-winning calendar app Fantastical offers powerful features beyond those already built into macOS.

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Dropzone 4 review: Excellent menubar utility supercharges Mac drag and drop

Dropzone 4 provides a menubar panel with drag and drop shortcuts for copying or moving files, shortening URLs, and more.