You might think this is a category where Intuit's QuickBooks is king, but on the Mac, QuickBooks has some stiff competition—and it doesn't keep up.
Microsoft made the right decisions (mostly) when creating Word for iPad. The result is a word processing app that's a pleasure to use.
PDFpen has the features you need to work on PDFs on your iOS device, but it has a few quirks.
If you want to use a dedicated Mac app to do your taxes, these two apps are the big players in the tax software market.
Using your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch to file your taxes is easy, thanks to apps from Intuit and H&R Block.
You now have another way to sync multimedia notes between Mac and iOS devices: Microsoft has brought OneNote to the Mac. Jeffery Battersby has some first impressions.
If you turn to the Web for your business accounting needs, you'll find that the offerings aren't perfect. But you will find apps that have the basic tools to track your finances.
Forget about Quicken. iBank 5 is the better personal finance app for your Mac.
This app can be used to track your interactions with all the people in your address book.
Business financial adds reporting tool and eases transfer of data from your accountant to your Mac.
You can use PDFpen Scan+ on your iPad or iPhone to scan documents and images, as well as perform optical character recognition.
There's a trend in business towards no longer using a full-time receptionist to meet visitors to an office. TextUS.biz's Receptionist allows you to use an iPad, instead.
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,.