Now Up-to-Date & Contact 5.0.4 is overkill for users whose needs don’t extend beyond basic contact management and calendaring. But for small businesses, Now Up-to-Date & Contact is an excellent choice.
Swift Publisher 1.0.3 is an inexpensive, easy-to-use desktop publishing application that allows you to easily create a wide variety of documents—from newsletters and letterheads to posters and catalogs.
Interface quirks aside, Opera’s customizable search tools and shortcuts make it a worthy browser, especially now that it’s ad-free and premium-free.
Mozilla’s Firefox and the Omni Group’s OmniWeb help you navigate better
PhotoPrinto 1.2 is a well-designed, easy-to-use application that makes quick work of creating albums from your digital photographs.
Do you have an app that makes your Mac experience unbelievably better? Here’s the lineup of programs that the panel of experts from our “Secrets of Mac Superheroes” series fires up every day on their own machines.
We asked some of the most knowledgeable users we know to let us in on a few of the secrets that help them make the most of their time and get the most from their Macs. Here are their tips for better browsing, mailbox management, and other ways to boost your productivity.
The latest versions of MYOB AccountEdge and Intuit’s QuickBooks don’t boast major changes. However, AccountEdge still tops the easy-to-master QuickBooks, thanks to its depth of features and its ability to grow as your business does.
The clock is ticking. If you haven’t started doing your taxes yet, you might need some help. But before you plunk down $40 be sure to get all the details. Our review takes a look at two heavy hitters in the tax-prep software game: Intuit’s Turbo Tax and H&R Block’s TaxCut.
DayLite 1.7 is an excellent application for managing leads, scheduling appointments and projects, keeping track of current customers, and gaining insight into future sales.
A marked improvement over AppleWorks, this page-layout app excels at creating standard text documents and beautiful, one-off newsletters, resumes, and brochures.
Are you worrying too much about security—or not enough? Our panel of Mac security experts examines several commonly held assumptions about viruses, spyware, wireless networking, and Web privacy and reveals which ones are true and which ones are false.
While OS X’s built-in firewall will protect most Mac users from hacker attacks, it isn’t that easy to customize and lacks the bells and whistles of similar products. Are third-party firewall applications any better? We put Intego NetBarrier, Pliris FireWalk X2, Symantec Norton Personal Firewall, and Sustainable Softworks IPNetSentry X to the test to find out.
There’s little in this update to the personal finance app that will make it a must-have upgrade for all current users. But Quicken 2005’s new account setup process has made the move to digital finance tracking much easier.
If you have two or more computers, a printer, and a high-speed Internet connection, you need a home network. We'll show you how to choose the gear and the setup that are right for your home, and how to protect your new network from prying eyes.