Jeffery BattersbyMacworld

Jeffery Battersby is an Apple Certified Trainer, (very) smalltime actor, and regular contributor to Macworld. He writes about Macs and more at his blog, jeffbattersby.com.

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First look: Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac doesn't feel like an afterthought

A free preview is available to try, and surprise, it provides a seamless experience with Office on other platforms.

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QuickBooks Online Self-Employed review: Untangle your business and personal expenses

If you work for yourself and file a Schedule C, this new version of QuickBooks can help. But it's not for everyone.

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Anypass review: This app mimics AirDrop between non-AirDrop capable Macs and iOS devices

Unless your Mac is running Yosemite and your iOS devices are running iOS 8, you can't use AirDrop to share files between them. That's where Anypass comes in.

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DocMoto for Mac review: Network-based document management tool tracks it all

We haven't seen any other document management app that matches the features, intelligence, or capabilities of DocMoto.

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Microsoft Word for iOS review: This classic word processor shines on every device

Microsoft's most recent update offers free editing for all, adds Dropbox integration, and now includes an app for your iPhone that you can use to create and edit documents.

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Microsoft Office for iOS goes free and full-featured on your iPhone

This latest update syncs your work between your iPhone and iPad and lets anyone create or edit documents — no Office 365 account required.

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Review: Wunderlist 3 for iOS and OS X shines at delegation

Wunderlist may be the best group task management app you'll ever put your hands on.

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Livescribe 3 review: Turns your handwritten paper notes into digital text in real time

The Livescribe 3 works with your iOS device to make digital input of your note seamless.

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Screenshot FX review: Take precise screenshots on your Mac

Screenshot FX gives your Mac the ability to map a specific area that you want to shoot on your Mac's screen.

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Virtual TimeClock review: Keep track of your employees' work hours

Virtual TimeClock has an excellent set of tools for tracking the time put in by your company's employees.

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iBetterCharge review: Track your iOS device's battery life while using your Mac

While you're using your Mac, iBetterCharge can tell you when you need to plug in your iPhone or iPad.

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Briefly review: A lickety-split Mac app for stop-motion video creation

When you want a no-fuss, no-muss app for making stop-motion videos, Briefly fits the bill.

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SnapNDrag Pro 3.5.6 review: A superb Mac app for organizing and annotating your screenshots

Smart and simple to use, SnapNDrag Pro is an essential tool for anyone who takes Mac screenshots on a daily basis.

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Ten things everyone should know how to do with a word processor

Whatever word-processing app you use (Microsoft Word, Apple's Pages, or Google Docs), here's what you should know how to do in it

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QuickBooks app for Mac review: Intuit's free app makes QuickBooks Online more friendly

If you don't like using the QuickBooks Online Web interface, you can now use the free Mac app.