J.R. Bookwalter

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

DoubleTake by Filmic review: Dual-camera app boosts iPhone videography

DoubleTake by Filmic review: Dual-camera app boosts iPhone videography

A free iPhone app which allows videographers to shoot 1080p HD video from two different cameras simultaneously with selectable frame rate and full-frame focus and exposure.

Sensei review: Gorgeous Mac performance utility hamstrung by Thunderbolt

Sensei review: Gorgeous Mac performance utility hamstrung by Thunderbolt

A slick-looking utility for monitoring the performance of your Mac hardware, as well as optimizing login items and launch agents, and more.

SnipTag review: Mac photo auto-crop, metadata utility barely makes the cut

SnipTag review: Mac photo auto-crop, metadata utility barely makes the cut

SnipTag reduces the time it takes to scan printed photos by automatically cropping and separating multiple images on a single page, along with a metadata editor that allows shutterbugs to properly tag and organize digital photos.

Epson Expression Photo XP-8600 review: Compact all-in-one printer does it all

Epson Expression Photo XP-8600 review: Compact all-in-one printer does it all

The Expression Photo XP-8600 provides quality wireless printing, scanning, and copying even without a computer or mobile device.

FotoMagico for iPad review: Create stunning animated slideshows on the go

FotoMagico for iPad review: Create stunning animated slideshows on the go

Turn static photos and videos into compelling visual presentations with this iPad app.

Nighthawk for Twitter review: Barebones mobile app for less noisy social media

Nighthawk for Twitter review: Barebones mobile app for less noisy social media

With a focus on decluttering your timeline thanks to Smart Filters and the Close Friends view, Nighthawk is a stripped-down third-party Twitter client that’s faster and easier to use than the official app.

Luminar 4 review: AI brings huge creative possibilities to affordable image editor

Luminar 4 review: AI brings huge creative possibilities to affordable image editor

An affordable image editor for Mac that combines the best of Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop with a more intuitive interface and powerful tools that require minimal effort from the user.

Spark for iOS review: Free app delivers superior mobile email experience

Spark for iOS review: Free app delivers superior mobile email experience

Email client that features a smarter inbox, customizable actions, more reliable notifications, and advanced integration with cloud storage providers or other services.

JustStream review: Mac utility mirrors, streams video to any TV in the house

JustStream review: Mac utility mirrors, streams video to any TV in the house

A lightweight, easy-to-use menu bar app for wirelessly mirroring a Mac or streaming a wide variety of video files to a TV, Chromecast, or Apple TV without conversion, additional hardware, or complicated setup.

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