J.R. BookwalterContributor, Macworld

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

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Parallels Desktop 12 review: A nearly perfect blend of Windows and Mac

Parallels Desktop 12 adds 20 one-click utilities to its bag of tricks, along with improved performance for Windows virtual machines.

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Relay review: Maps app for iOS has more than one destination on its mind

It does something Apple Maps can't do: Map out multiple destinations for a single trip.

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myCharge PowerGear Sound review: Rugged charging case for wireless earbuds

Clamshell protection for Powerbeats or other wireless earbuds, along with an internal battery for recharging.

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Vidbox Video Conversion for Mac review: Preserve analog video memories with ease

Have a bunch of video tapes you need to save to your Mac? Vidbox makes it easy.

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Roxio Toast 15 review: Mac disc burning utility remains frozen in time

A suite of software tools for burning DVDs and managing digital media on the Mac, which includes Blu-ray discs, photo editing, and slideshow creation on the Pro version.

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Reelgood review: One app, so many streaming or theatrical movies to discover

Reelgood makes it easy to find new movies to watch at the theater or a wide variety of streaming services, complete with push notifications.

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Disk Drill 3 review: Mac utility now recovers data from iOS devices, too

This disk utility gets a welcomed facelift to go along with some awesome recovery tools.

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Red Giant Universe 2 review: Pro video plug-ins worthy of a subscription

A welcome improvement to a powerful suite of GPU-accelerated pro video plug-ins.

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Adobe Audition CC (2015.2) review: Audio editing becomes more user-friendly

The new Essential Sound panel makes it more user-friendly for those getting started with Audition.

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Shredo review: Securely erase files from your Mac with drag-and-drop ease

Permanently erase files and folders with drag-and-drop ease.

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TrackR Bravo review: It’s like Find My iPhone for everything else you own

A slim, keychain-friendly disc made of lightweight, anodized aluminum that can be used to find lost or misplaced belongings.

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Adobe After Effects CC (2015.3) review: This one’s all about performance

This year’s update offers little in terms of new features for the visual effects app, you’ll feel the changes every time you use it.

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Adobe Premiere Pro CC (2015.4) review: Proxies make 4K editing more accessible

Video editor delivers a winning combination of performance enhancements and awesome new proxy workflow.

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CloudMounter review: Less than perfect cloud storage on your desktop

System utility that allows FTP, SFTP or WebDAV servers and popular cloud services to mount as local drives on the Mac.