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William Porter is an independent software developer, writer and photographer in Dallas, Texas.

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Olympus OM-D E-M1 review: Micro Four Thirds camera is a lightweight heavyweight champ

Olympus's best mirror less camera is attracting interest from serious photographers.

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Canon Pixma Pro-10 review: Professional-quality photo prints, right on your desk

The Canon Pixma Pro-10 is a printer aimed at professionals and dedicated enthusiasts who value beautiful photographic prints and want to make them themselves.

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FileMaker 13 review: Venerable database gets a style and accessibility update

For over 20 years, FileMaker has made its mark as a cross-platform database. Fortunately, the software continues to improve.

Photo Ninja 1.0 review: the dark horse in the Raw converter sweepstakes

Photo Ninja, a new Raw converter and photo-processing app, makes a very good first impression. Should serious photographers take notice?

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Review: Sony Alpha SLT-A77

The Sony Alpha SLT-A77 differs from conventional DSLRs, and is more useful and fun to shoot with.

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Do you really need a DSLR?

Photographer Will Porter demonstrates that it's possible to take decent photos without spending a huge amount of money, and without having to buy an expensive and hard-to-use DSLR.

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FileMaker Pro 11 and FileMaker Pro Advanced 11

A year after the release of the FileMaker 10 database program, version 11 has arrived, with new tools and great new features that make it even easier to use...

MacJournal 5.1

Do you keep a diary on your computer? Do you blog, but hate your blogging service's editor? Do you find yourself using your word processor to write notes about a...

Nisus Writer Pro 1.4

In 2005, I reviewed Nisus Writer Express and gave it good marks, while noting that it may not appeal anyone who needs the tools found in Microsoft Word. Since...

Pagehand 1.0

Pagehand 1.0.6 has the most elegant user interface of any word processor I’ve ever used. By “elegant,” I mean that the exceptional beauty of the program is...

Mellel 2.6

There are three types of people in the word processing world: those who use Microsoft Word because they have to, a smaller group who use Microsoft Word because...

FileMaker Pro 10 and Pro Advanced 10

There's something for everyone in version 10 of the Mac's most popular database management program, FileMaker Pro, and its big...

First Look: FileMaker Pro 10

The first thing that struck me about the new version of FileMaker Pro and FileMaker Pro Advanced released Monday is that the...

Bento 2

The debut version of FileMaker's Bento offered users an interesting product, but reviewers and users complained about the...

The ICal Challenge

Woody Allen famously quipped that 80 percent of success is showing up. If your life is ruled by appointments, then you need a...