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reQall for iPhone

This handy, well designed to-do list manager lets you speak or type reminders into your iPhone; the app then organizes those notes, sends you reminders, and syncs events with with iCal, Google Calendar, and Outlook.

Take your Bento to go

Walk through this simple Bento 3 project to learn how to take advantage of new templates and iPhone integration.

Layar Reality Browser for iPhone

This free navigation app, which taps into the iPhone 3GS's compass, Web connectivity, and camera to help you find where whatever you're looking is, certainly offers a unique look at the world. But it does so at the expense of your battery life.

DoorStop X Security Suite 2.3

DoorStop X Security Suite is a collection of three tools designed to leverage your Mac’s built-in firewall, help you understand how others are trying to access your computer, and to help you understand how to keep your Mac secure.

Mindjet for iPhone

Mindjet has managed to squeeze the power, ease, and versatility of its desktop mindmapping application into an iPhone app. It's an effective tool, though it comes with some limitations.

iSing for iPhone

A combination of "American Idol" and a karoke bar, the slick iSing lets you compete in a global talent show.

QuickBooks 2010

There is much to be pleased about in Intuit’s QuickBooks 2010 and, unfortunately, still quite a bit to be disappointed with as well.

FreshBooks online bookkeeping software

FreshBooks is a Web-based and 256-bit encrypted accounting, time billing, estimate, and invoicing application that seeks to replace desktop-based accounting programs like Quicken, QuickBooks, FirstEdge, and AccountEdge.

Bombia Design The Invoice Machine

Simple to manage and easy to use, The Invoice Machine is a good web-based invoice application for very small businesses.

MetaLab Ballpark

Ballpark is a simple, Web-based estimate and billing application that allows you to manage estimates, bills, and payments from the Web.

Paint matching apps for iPhone

Both Ben Color Capture from Benjamin Moore and ColorSnap from Sherwin-Williams take similar approaches when it comes to using your iPhone or iPod touch to help pick the right color of paint.

Bento 3

New features like iPhoto integration, database security, and database sharing make Bento a versatile database for the small office and small business owner.

Convert for iPhone

This unit conversion app is a piece of iPhone beauty and useful to boot.

iFinance 3

iFinance 3.0.9 is a beautifully designed personal finance application that lacks some very basic and necessary features.

Evernote for iPhone

While there are some limitations to this mobile version of the note-capturing application also available for desktops, it's still a great addition to Evernote's stable of productivity tools.