Don't-Miss Productivity Stories

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.

View a program's graphics in Preview

Need a program icon or an image from a template? You can easily access all of an application's graphical elements with this hint.

Weekly Wrap: MacBook Air tests, tons of reviews, and five years of iPhone

This week, Macworld offered some advice, a slew of reviews, and a look back at five years of iPhone.

Organize your Address Book with FormalAddress

When you come across an address online that you want to import to your Address Book, just copy the text to your clipboard, open FormalAddress, and export.

Nisus Writer Pro 2.0.2 full of power features

Nisus Writer Pro is a word processing power tool. This power does require a bit of effort to master, but compared to Microsoft Word, Nisus Writer Pro is remarkably user friendly.

Nisus Writer Express 3.4.1 is a solid word processor, lacks high-powered features

If you don’t need those advanced, high-powered features, Nisus Writer Express is a very decent basic word processor.

Learn more about your typing habits with Typingstats

Typingstats is a utility that tracks your typing habits and generates results like average words-per-minute and to the keys most likely to break due to frequent use.

How to choose a to-do manager

David Sparks has a complicated life and needs a good task-manager to get everything done. He eventually chose Omnifocus for the job. Here's how he worked his way through that buying decision.

Weekly Wrap: New Mac reviews, email advice, and Surface thoughts

This week, Microsoft unveiled its potential iPad competitor, we put several new Macs to the test, and we offered some advice on no longer using email for everything.

Sign your PDFs electronically using Preview

Instead of mailing paper or sending faxes, these days we can email important documents. But for many people, the biggest hurdle to going all-digital is signatures: How do you sign a PDF document? In this week’s Macworld video, we show you how to electronically sign your PDF document using tools you’ve already got on your Mac.

TextExpander 4 adds features, but must leave the Mac App Store

TextExpander 4 adds numerous additional fill-in options to the popular text expansion utility. But because it can't be sandboxed, the new version of the software isn't available in the Mac App Store.

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.

Set desktop banner alarms with ChronoSlider

Set alarms and reminders with ChroniSlider by sliding your cursor across your Mac’s screen. This method allows for lightning fast input and less of an interruption to your workflow.

Stop using email for everything

If you spend hours emptying your inbox, you may wonder: it possible to do without email? To find out, Macworld surveyed Apple-savvy businesses and workers who have dramatically curtailed—or completely stopped—their use of this ubiquitous technology. Here’s how these businesses are making it happen.

Improved iWork file sharing coming in Mountain Lion

Ted Landau has often noted that sharing an iWork file between a Mac and an iOS device via iCloud doesn't work very well. Mountain Lion figures to change that.