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Review: AltaMail is a modest improvement over iOS's Mail app

This mail app offers enough features to be an improvement over the built-in Mail app, though some of its peripheral capabilities don't impress.

Mac Gems: Koku is a solid personal-finance app

FadingRed's Koku makes it easy to track your financial information at your desk or on the go, and to get a summary of your current financial status.

Review: Adobe Acrobat XI Pro advances the paperless office concept, but also highlights obstacles

Trees will find a lot to like in the new Acrobat, but Adobe's implementation of a paperless workflow may not make it easy enough for businesses to change their ways.

Group chat showdown: Which instant messaging service is best for your business?

Campfire, Hipchat, and Imo.im provide virtual rooms for important discussions. Which one works best for business?

Review: Virtual TimeClock '12 continues to punch in on time

Simple setup, excellent export options, and centralized management make Virtual TimeClock an excellent time clock solution.

Review: MoneyWiz for iPad a slick, feature-rich personal finance app

MoneyWIz is a full-featured, visually dazzling finance app with an emphasis on tracking spending through easily customized charts and a schedule of expenditures.

Review: QuickBooks 2013, despite its quirks, is good for business

Intuit's new business accounting program introduces small but welcome improvements; however, it remains on its own financial island.

Review: Things 2.0 makes managing to-do lists manageable

Things 2.0's organizational prowess makes it a good investment for anyone with a lot to do.

Web conferencing showdown: What's the best software for online meetings?

Web conferencing can power anything from a quick, two-person pow-wow to an all-hands assembly. We test-drive four services to find a crowd-pleaser.

Review: AccountEdge Pro 2012 a business standout, but shows its age

Its true double-entry accounting backend make AccountEdge Pro 2012 the best tool for business financial tracking and reporting. But this 12-year-old program could use a facelift.

Review: AccountEdge Basic offers true, hassle-free double-entry accounting

Missing time billing options mar an otherwise excellent basic accounting application. Jeffery Battersby has a full review.

Review: MoneyWiz a sleek personal finance Mac app

Between easy imports, fast wireless syncing and a sleek and polished look throughout, MoneyWiz is a top choice in the Mac personal finance field.

App Guide: iPad business and productivity apps for Labor Day

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Here are some business and productivity apps that will help you get more done with your iPad this Labor Day.