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The Week in Mac Apps: 9 tools for productivity

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find a tool that keeps your files in place, a beautiful photo editor, and a program that tells you where all your storage has gone.

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VMware releases Fusion 7, ready for OS X Yosemite

Latest version of virtualization app sports streamlined interface, compatibility with latest Macs.

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The best apps for taking notes

With so many awesome apps at your disposal, using a pen and paper just doesn't make much sense.

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Virtual TimeClock review: Keep track of your employees' work hours

Virtual TimeClock has an excellent set of tools for tracking the time put in by your company's employees.

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Slides for iOS completes Google's productivity suite on iOS

In addition to the presentation app, Google's entire suite of productivity apps can now open, edit, and save their Microsoft Office equivalents.

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Intuit's Quicken 2015 for Mac revamps interface, expands investment features

The long-running finance software has been updated for 2015, complete with a new Mac-specific interface, mobile app integration, and more.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Get organized

This week's roundup of cool new (and updated) iOS apps includes at least three different ways to set your calendar and track your progress. If you aren't organized after today, it's not our fault.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Grab bag

From keeping your files safe to making sure that your servers are doing their jobs, this week’s roundup of new Mac apps brings you a veritable cornucopia of goodies for your Mac.

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Office for iPad updated with PDF exporting, flick gestures

Microsoft issues updates to Word, PowerPoint, and Excel for the Apple iPad, with some handy new features.

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Microsoft OneNote embraces Mac and iOS users with a raft of new features

Microsoft keeps making it easier for users to archive content in OneNote. Mac and iOS users can slurp up PDFs and file attachments, and even import files from organizational OneDrive accounts.

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Google quietly announces plan to kill Quickoffice apps after beefing up Drive's editing

With Google's own productivity apps doing almost everything that Quickoffice does, the search giant is retiring its Office-compatible mobile apps.

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Parallels Access adds Android, iPhone, business remote-desktop access in new release

Parallels Access expands into the Android ecosystem with Parallels Access 2.0, which includes improved iOS file management and IT control over which devices tunnel into the network.

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Fix This App: Medium for iOS

This story sharing and consuming platform has gorgeous content, but its app is not up to snuff.