Brendan WilhideContributor, Macworld

Brendan Wilhide is a frequent Macworld contributor.

MiJournal 1.1 offers simple tools for daily logs

MiJournal by GoToes Software, is an application that aims to make journaling and content sharing easier.

Nag for iPhone

This simple iPhone app uses alarms to keep you on task and bolster your productivity.

Chronicle helps you track your bills, and looks great doing so

Chronicle is one of the slickest finance apps available for the Mac. It’s easy to use and easy on the eyes, and it’s worthy of a spot on anyone’s Dock.

Task Eater for iPhone

This iPhone and iPod touch app is a beautiful, simple task manager that offers customizable visual cues in a sleek-looking package.

Subplot helps writers focus on characters, plot

Subplot is designed to help you focus on creative writing.

Chronos SOHO Organizer 9 keeps track of contacts, appointments, bits of data

SOHO Organizer 9 is a useful tool for any small business looking to consolidate paperwork or information in one place. Organizer consolidates your contacts, calendar and other digital files into one large database.

Review: Voice Brief for iPhone

This fully featured app, which reads content from your iPhone aloud, can truly make you feel more productive.

Review: DevonThink Pro Office 2.2.1 helps manage your data

DevonThink is a fine file management app that offers easy to use, paperless databases for power users or businesses. While it make take some time to learn how to unleash DevonThink’s powerful potential, the time can be worth it for users interested in truly taking the paperless plunge in their offices.

TellMeLater for iPhone

Simplicity and ease of use make this reminder app stand out as an effective time management app for the iPhone and iPod touch.

Smail Stencil for iPhone

This simple text clipboard lets you compose and save messages that you send frequently via email or SMS. It works well, so long as you're willing to accept some limitations.