FileMaker discontinued the consumer-level Bento personal database, so what are Bento users to do? Here's a look at four alternatives.
As a personal database, Symphytum has potential, but it still needs many improvements to serve as a Bento replacement.
Pages 2.0 is a definite improvement over its predecessor, offering all the features you need to make great-looking documents on your iPad or iPhone,.
Apple closes the chapter on the old Pages. The new version is a major rewrite of the app that goes in a completely new direction.
Full and simple file- and feature-compatibility across three separate platforms? What's not to like?
It has its limitations, but Tap Forms 1.5 has useful tools for a personal database.
This basic flatfile database application that offers 22 templates and 14 different field data options for handling a variety of data types.
The new online versions of Apple's productivity-suite apps are surprisingly robust. In fact, they're good enough that you may sometimes forget you're using a Web app. Jeffery Battersby has our hands-on preview.
Good news: Microsoft finally released an iPhone app for Office. Bad news: It's not the kind of app we were hoping for.
If you're looking for a real alternative to Quicken on your iPad, try iBank for iPad.
Microsoft's new iOS app does let you open and edit Office documents from your iPhone. But it doesn't let you do much with them.
PDF Editor Pro 3's OCR and text editing features are appealing, but they fall short.
If you need to display and update data on a regular basis with a minimum of difficulty, it's unlikely that you'll find anything better at handling that task than Status Board.
PDFpenPro just might be the best PDF editing and annotation tool available for the Mac.
Reunion has always been an easy-to-use, intelligently-designed tool for collecting and cataloging your ancestry information. Reunion 10 is no different, adding useful features to an already excellent product and making it that much easier to keep track of who you are and where you came from.
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