We've tested and rated tax preparation offerings for both the desktop and on the Web. Now we turn our attention to mobile, looking at iPhone and iPad offerings from both Intuit and H&R Block.
H&R Block at Home is an easy to use application that makes tax prep simple, offers tools to help you avoid audit-inducing mistakes, and if necessary, keeps a professional close at hand if you’re not sure how to handle a specific situation.
It's not hard to see why TurboTax is the most popular tax preparation software on the market. It's easy on the eyes, very simple to use, and makes your annual trip to the taxman almost seem like fun.
Whether you're a strap-hanging road warrior or a first-time visitor to a new city, this easy-to-use navigation tool will get you where you're going in no time.
If quick access to remote computers is a must, this touch-based VNC client will prove to be indispensable.
OmniPlan is designed to help you take in the broad view of a project while still keeping you focused on the details necessary to make sure all your resources are in place and the project is completed on time.
If you didn’t know how things could and should be, QuickBooks 2012 for Mac would seem like a pretty good product. Unfortunately, the knowledge that QuickBooks could be better (and isn’t) makes QuickBooks 2012 for Mac something less than the ideal accounting and business finance application.
This app for creating interactive meeting agendas shows some promise, but it needs better formatting tools and features that make published agendas available to a broader range of meeting attendees.
QuickBooks for Mac 2012 won't ship until later this month. But Jeffery Battersby has gotten the chance to spend a little time with the updated accounting application and weighs in with some first impressions of QuickBooks’s changes and enhancements.
Quicken, Intuit’s deprecated but still ubiquitous personal finance management application, no longer works on Macs running Lion. How do you manage your personal finances if Quicken won’t work? Fortunately there are several alternatives to help you keep tabs on your cash flow.
Bento 4's improved print options make it much easier to get your data out of the database and onto the printed page. Jeffery Battersby walks us through the steps.
If you have several .docs files you need to convert to an older Word format, Batch Docx Converter can help.
Deja Vu is a simple, easy-to-configure System Preference pane that helps you backup up your data to any directly attached or network attached drive, including optical media.
AccountEdge was once an outlier in the Mac accounting world, an alternative to QuickBooks Pro. Now it has slowly and steadily become the quiet, efficient, thoughtfully updated standard for managing your business’ books.
The latest mobile version of Pages, which now runs on the iPhone and iPod touch in addition to the iPad, is an amazing word processing and page layout application made more amazing when you realize that all of this power is packed into a device that can fit inside your pocket. But it needs true file syncing to be truly great.