J.R. BookwalterContributor, Macworld

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

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Picture Keeper Connect review: Simple photo backup for the entire family

A dual Lightning and USB thumb drive with mobile and desktop apps that make it easy to back up precious photos, videos, and contacts.

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iTranslate 10 review: Offline and voice conversation, but only for paid subscribers

iOS app offers offline, voice conversation, and website translation.

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Razer Mechanical Keyboard Case review: Luxurious keys for iPad Pro

Durable and detachable, this backlit keyboard offers a desktop-class typing experience.

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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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Paragon Hard Disk Manager review: Total control of your Mac’s storage devices

For when you need more than what Disk Utility offers.

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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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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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Drift Compass review: Inexpensive, wearable camera for everyday life underwhelms

This camera's attempt to be inconspicuous is marred by usability and image quality issues.

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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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VideoTweet review: Sharing Mac videos on Twitter just got a whole lot easier

Takes the drudgery out of sharing QuickTime videos on Twitter.

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SnipNotes 2 review: The more versatile, clipboard-friendly alternative to iOS Notes

A great app for making snippets useful in a whole lot more places.

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TomTom Bandit Action Cam review: Shoot, edit, and share your action video in minutes

All it takes to edit a video is a shake of your iPhone.

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HoudahGeo 5 review: Now every DSLR photo can include geotags

Add geotags to photos shot using cameras without built-in GPS hardware.

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MailButler review: The supercharged personal assistant for Apple Mail

MailButler delivers the features you want in the software you already use.