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.

Mac Gems: Koku is a solid personal-finance app

FadingRed's Koku makes it easy to track your financial information at your desk or on the go, and to get a summary of your current financial status.

Mac Gems: FoldingText is a unique and versatile text editor

FoldingText is a standout text-editing app that’s surprisingly versatile thanks to a number of unexpected features.

Review: Virtual TimeClock '12 continues to punch in on time

Simple setup, excellent export options, and centralized management make Virtual TimeClock an excellent time clock solution.

Review: QuickBooks 2013, despite its quirks, is good for business

Intuit's new business accounting program introduces small but welcome improvements; however, it remains on its own financial island.

Review: AccountEdge Pro 2012 a business standout, but shows its age

Its true double-entry accounting backend make AccountEdge Pro 2012 the best tool for business financial tracking and reporting. But this 12-year-old program could use a facelift.

Review: Note Taker HD for iPad

Don't be fooled by its basic look: Note Taker HD's powerful set of tools help you capture notes on your iPad, whether they're typed or handwritten.

Review: AccountEdge Basic offers true, hassle-free double-entry accounting

Missing time billing options mar an otherwise excellent basic accounting application. Jeffery Battersby has a full review.

Personal Capital for iPhone and iPad

iOS apps enhance the capabilities of a powerful online financial tool.

Personal Capital Web-based financial management

Minimal account connections hassles, detailed financial information, and the options to speak directly with a financial advisor make Personal Capital, hands down, the best free finance tracking app available.

Keep track of your digital media with Stock Keeper

Stock Keeper uses tags, license, payment, date, notes and other information to help you organize your files.

Open unrecognizable Outlook files with Klammer

Klammer helps you unpackage Winmail.dat and MSG files so you can get to the important content that is wrapped up inside them.

Bento 4 for iPad matures into a standalone data management tool

Bento 4 for iPad is a significant improvement to what was already the best personal database app for the iPad.

PDF Editor Pro 1.6 offers OCR and file conversion

PDF Editor Pro is a reasonably good PDF editing tool that offers up some compelling features.

Java-based PDF Studio 7.4 Pro has a non-standard user interface

Non-standard interface and unnecessary access to the Mac's file system make this PDF creation tool a less than optimal option.

PDFPenPro 5.8.1 a feature-filled app for PDFs

PDF power tool offers premium features for little more than a smile.