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H&R Block iPad 2013

Tax apps for iOS review: File your taxes on your iPad or iPhone

Using your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch to file your taxes is easy, thanks to apps from Intuit and H&R Block.

2013 Mac tax software

Tax software for Mac review: A much-improved H&R Block still bows to Intuit TurboTax

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.

Money

Top Choice: Our favorite online-based business accounting apps

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.

iBank 5

iBank 5 review: Personal finance Mac app corners the market on your money

Forget about Quicken. iBank 5 is the better personal finance app for your Mac.

VIPorbit Mac

VIPorbit review: Get to work on your relationships

This app can be used to track your interactions with all the people in your address book.

QuickBooks 2014 for Mac

QuickBooks for Mac 2014 review: Full of small updates, still no Windows file compatibility

Business financial adds reporting tool and eases transfer of data from your accountant to your Mac.

FileMaker 13

FileMaker 13 review: Venerable database gets a style and accessibility update

For over 20 years, FileMaker has made its mark as a cross-platform database. Fortunately, the software continues to improve.

Numbers 2.0 for iOS review: Screen size does matter with Apple's spreadsheet app

Apple's new spreadsheet app for the iPad and iPhone is great if you rely on the built-in templates or you want to perform basic tasks. However, the screen real estate makes Numbers difficult to use for complex spreadsheets.

celtx screenwriting software

Celtx review: Professional screenwriting software at starving-artist prices

Powerful, cross-platform writing tool Celtx Plus includes most of the features a screenwriter needs at a fraction of Final Draft's price. The free Celtx works neatly for personal screenwriting projects.

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Review: iBank for iPad a stellar full-featured personal financial app

If you're looking for a real alternative to Quicken on your iPad, try iBank for iPad.

Review: For charting data, Chartsmith is capable but outdated

Chartsmith is good at what it does—make charts. But it has a dated interface, and lacks support for many esoteric chart types.

Review: Prezi makes it easy to create cinematic presentations with zoom and pan effects

Instead of moving through a slide deck, Prezi takes your audience on an animated journey over a wide canvas of ideas.

Review: StockTouch is a colorful, creative alternative to Apple's Stocks app

StockTouch is powerful, colorful, highly customizable app. If you're looking for a different approach to iOS-based stock management, it's worth taking a look at.

Review: QuickBooks Online for iPad a limited app with potential

QuickBooks Online for iPad is an excellent start for what has the potential to be an amazing add-on to QuickBooks Online.

Review: Intuit TurboTax SnapTax

TurboTax SnapTax makes it quick work of your 1040a or 1040EZ, helping you to start and complete your taxes in about 10 minutes.