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Endlessly tweaking his workflow for comfort and efficiency, Erez is a freelance writer on a mission to discover the simplest, coolest, and most effective software and websites to make tomorrow happen today.

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CameraBag 2.6 review: Photo editor brings the power and speed of Instagram to Windows

With its high-quality filters, snappy interface, and numerous keyboard shortcuts, CameraBag can make your photos pop.

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Bvckup 2 review: No-nonsense app makes backups a breeze

A backup tool that knows safeguarding your files is serious business, Bvckup 2's lean, mean aesthetic and impressive performance make for a trustworthy tool.

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Review: Scrivener for Windows lets you write epic novels, office memos

Writing can be scary, even if you don't set out to write a national bestseller. Scrivener makes it more approachable.

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Corel AfterShot 2 Pro review: Photo editor a formidable competitor to Adobe Lightroom

Adobe Lightroom is the de-facto standard when it comes to managing large image collections, but that doesn't mean it's the best tool for the job. Corel's new AfterShot Pro 2 stakes a claim.

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CorelDRAW X7 review: Customizable features make this robust design program very easy to use

Adobe Illustrator's biggest competitor doesn’t require a subscription, and its latest version offers a raft of improvements, plus interesting community features.

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Canva review: Free tool brings much-needed simplicity to design process

Canva is a free design tool aimed at beginners and professionals alike. It won't replace Photoshop, but for simple tasks, it may render it unnecessary.

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IObit Uninstaller 3 review: Free utility competes with a built-in Windows feature, almost wins

An uninstaller is a tough sell, even when it's free. IOBit Uninstaller 3 tries to woo users with a pretty interface and batch uninstall features.

Lucidpress review: Free beta makes typesetting simple, accessible, and fun

Lucidpress shows where the future of desktop publishing is headed, making it fun and accessible along the way.

Not Another PDF Scanner 2 review: Free NAPS2 makes documents scans easier

Scanning documents in Windows doesn't have to entail extra steps or extra cost. NAPS2 is an old-school tool that keeps things as simple, free, and open-source as can be.

Review: RescueTime helps you figure out where your week went

RescueTime's new interface is prettier and easier to use, but the service remains tricky to use right.

So you want to be a coder! These tools can get you there

Interactive tutorials can provide instant feedback on your work, and turn learning into a fun game. Many are Web-based, and most are free.

LICEcap review: Make animated screenshots, prove GIFs aren't just for memes

Delightfully tiny utility LICEcap lets you create GIFs showing on-screen action, to quickly communicate software features and issues.

Launch8 review: Add a dock to the Windows Start screen

Stardock's latest customization tool for Windows 8 doesn't fight the Start screen. It customizes it.

Show, don't tell: 6 great tools for capturing, annotating, and sharing screenshots

Screenshots are invaluable in daily office life, whether they're for shiny product pages or just to better explain a technical issue you've stumbled on. Here are six excellent (and mostly free) screenshot tools.

Review: f.lux makes your computer usable at night

Staring into a monitor late at night can make it hard to fall asleep later. There's a solution, and it's free.