Don't-Miss Productivity Stories
At Macworld | iWorld, a panel of experts looks at their favorite apps, focusing on ways they're flawed and how those flaws could be fixed.
If your Mac's storage space is dwindling for no apparent reason, a hidden iPod Photo cache folder may be the culprit. Use Automator to keep it trim.
Yet more proof that Macworld | iWorld isn't all fun and games: New tools for recording meetings, presenting on the iPad, and keeping track of your contacts.
It's not all art, music, and fun at this week's Macworld | iWorld exposition: Vendors are releasing business apps for the Mac and iPad, too.
Smile Software has introduced an iPad version of its PDF-editing app, along with iCloud syncing of PDFpen documents for both the iPad and Mac versions.
Yoink offers a shelf for temporarily stashing files and content, making it easier to move your stuff between documents, folders, and drives.
Flexibits has released version 1.2 of its standout calendar app, Fantastical, adding multiple language localizations and improved event parsing.
Chronicle is one of the slickest finance apps available for the Mac. It’s easy to use and easy on the eyes, and it’s worthy of a spot on anyone’s Dock.
Apple on Thursday launched iBooks Author, a free Mac app designed to let authors and publishers easily create multimedia-rich e-textbooks for the company's new iBooks 2 iPad app.
Clipboard Cleaner is a simple utility that strips all formatting from the contents of the clipboard, either automatically or on command.
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.
Scrivener was designed for writing fiction. But it turns out to be a great tool for business writing, too. David Sparks explains.
Phraseology is a new text editor for iPad that provides unique text-analysis and paragraph-arranging features.
If iA Writer's minimalism agrees with you, you may find that it frees your mind to do what the best writing tools are designed for: writing.
Both companies make voice-driven search and dictation tools, particularly in the mobile market. The president of Nuance tells Macworld the acquisition should "accelerate the pace of innovation" both companies have brought to voice-enabled products.